Our senior team shares common values and complementary strengths, skills and experiences to offer our clients the comfort of a fully comprehensive service.
CEO and Executive Board Member
Over a career spanning 27 years at leading banks, Yann forged solid trust-based relationships with a high-profile network of clients and colleagues. Driven by his desire to improve client service, he recruited a team of like-minded individuals and created AlphaSwiss, based on his own vision of a transparent, personalized business model, free from conflict of interest and designed to offer peace of mind to his clients.
An eternal enthusiast, a dedicated entrepreneur and technology lover, Yann seeks out exciting investment opportunities with vision and passion. In addition to being a true family man, Yann’s excellent record in martial arts is a testament to his strong determination and focus.contact
Sébastien started as an assistant to the Active Advisory team at a universal bank above 15 years ago. He then joined Yann Labry in the Ultra-High-Net-Worth Middle East department, where he contributed to developing a substantial book of clients. Hungry for more, he proved his drive and determination by studying in parallel for a Bachelor degree in Business and Administration from Geneva University.
Sébastien is an outstandingly competent and sociable person with exceptional personal skills. He is particularly trustworthy and will always go the extra mile to serve or help others. Sébastien enjoys fine food and martial arts (insofar as these are compatible!).contact
Senior Relationship Manager
During his 34 years in the financial industry, based in Germany, Singapore, Abu Dhabi and Geneva, Jens has gained a wealth of experience in the markets, focusing on clients and managing teams of private bankers. Excellent service, listening to business partners and providing honest and reliable advice are the keys to his success. He joined AlphaSwiss because he shares the team’s dedication to clients and highly regards its attractive non-standard product offering.
When he is not working, Jens enjoys exploring nature and travelling with his family. Making his profession his hobby, he is also an active collector of historical securities or non-valeurs.contact
Carolla takes great care of the team and provides support in every way possible. She puts a great deal of effort into creating the optimum environment in which to perform and, as such, is the key element to the equilibrium of the team. Carolla is without a doubt the most resourceful person in the office, covering activities ranging from HR to client care and meetings.
Carolla is lively with a strong personality, but also gentle and caring. She is a true family person who also takes care of clients and colleagues as if they were part of hers.contact
Before joining us, Gregory spent 11 years working in a leading Swiss private Bank in Geneva. He started his career into the management support after graduating with a bachelor in Business Administration. His integrity and genuine care for others helped him grow over the years within the bank. He gained experience as assistant, client advisor and then investment specialist. His determination enabled him to build long and trusting relationships with his clients, and became Director, taking care of an important groups of clients within Southeast Europe. Eager to continuously learn more, Gregory completed an MBA and a program in sustainable business. Besides his career, he’s as well board member of the family company since 2008.
Gregory loves the outdoors ! He does numerous sports that can satisfy his thirst for action and touch with nature, in particular alpine and water ski. His strong sense of empathy fuels his ability to put himself in other person’s shoes, and understand their needs.contact
Senior Relationship Manager
Pierre started his career in the finance industry in 1982, in one Swiss leading universal bank where he held various positions during 38 years, including more than 25 years in the Wealth Management Division. Thanks to his core values such as loyalty, reliability and honesty, Pierre developed a solid experience and trust with important groups of private and institutional clients in the Middle East.
Pierre strongly believes that the AlphaSwiss model offers him the best platform to enhance further the client’s experience and provide first class and personalized services. Positive attitude and CARPE DIEM motto are key elements for Pierre who loves family and friends gathering and travelling, fine food and wines, nature discovery and last but not least, sports cars experiences.contact
Having been over 35 years in the banking industry, Peter gained a very broad experience & expertise in all aspects of the private client service industry. His recognized strong people- and management skills allowed him to take up various leadership positions whilst keeping the focus on the service excellence to the clientele and the progression of all respective team members.
Joining AlphaSwiss - a group of outstanding persons in terms of human capital & expertise - allows Peter to continue to live his core values which he also shares outside of the working environment. Family & nature are very important to Peter who also is passioned about the football industry.contact
René is a Financial specialist with over 30 years’ experience in the management of private and institutional portfolios with key expertise across a full range of asset classes.
For the entirety of his career, he has worked with premium wealth managers, providing market knowledge as well as product advice and solutions to both front-line global professionals and also to direct clients. René has held several management positions including Head of Trading, Head of Advisory and Chief Investment Officer.
René is a passionate and entrepreneurial professional with strong focus on what is best for the client. He holds an MBA in “Leadership & Sustainability” and has a strong and proven ability to manage and motivate teams.
In his free time, René likes practicing outdoor activities particularly cycling and skiing.contact
Head of Compliance, Risk and Control
Philippe brings the broad experience of a 30+ year career at leading international private banks and global financial players, with in-depth specialization in compliance, risk, and project management. With a career that has spanned from UBS to Chase Manhattan to Santander, he has gained wide-ranging experience in various roles including forex trading, global custody services, institutional account management, settlement, data protection, auditing oversight, and more. As someone who is hardworking, methodical, and holds to an extremely high ethical standard, he strives to offer his very best to the company and our clients.
When not at work, Philippe is a dedicated father of three, and enjoys an active lifestyle of travel, skiing, and outdoor activities in the mountains with his family. Additionally, Philippe generously gives of his time through consulting and assisting various non-profit organizations.
Investment Manager Junior
Jérémy holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from HEC, University of Lausanne and HSG, University of St. Gallen. He always had an affinity for permanently challenging himself; during his studies, he held various positions at a private bank in Geneva, including regulatory, change management, discretionary portfolio management and advisory positions. Jérémy also worked for a worldwide leader in financial auditing. Starting as an assistant to the investment team, he highlighted his driven and entrepreneurial mindset by being promoted to full-time Junior Investment Manager. In parallel, Jérémy also continues studying for his master’s degree in Finance at City, University of London.
When Jérémy is not working, he does various sports, enjoys travelling and sharing dinners with his friends.
Estelle has above 6 years’ experience in the private banking sector, having worked in both a commercial bank and family office. She obtained her Finance and Banking Diploma in 2018 and became an account manager for the Ultra High Net Worth clientele. In 2021, she joined an independent asset manager to fully express her high-quality service standards and interpersonal skills. She’s appreciated by her colleagues for her reliability and positive mindset
Estelle spends most of her free time with her family and friends and adores taking care of her horse and dogs.contact
Nicolas has held several positions in the finance sector. He holds a master in Engineering (Mathematics Applied to Finance) and his first experience in finance was in Paris on the short-term trading desk in an international investment bank. He then moved to London as a Quantitative Analyst in an international asset management firm before settling in Geneva among Swiss private banks where he gained valuable experience and vast knowledge on financial markets. Through these experiences, Nicolas has proven to be a constant source of trust and a reliable team player. Nicolas is passionate about markets, has an eye for details and executes with a high level of integrity.
When Nicolas is not playing the guitar or fueling his passion for history, both hobbies he has since his childhood, he enjoys spending time with family and friends.contact
Senior Investment Manager
John has more than 15 years in the financial markets Industry. He holds a Master in Political Science and Business Management from the University of Geneva. Over his career, he held several investment roles among renowned Swiss and International Private Banks. John has broadened his investments skills particularly on derivatives and Structured Products during his time as Structured Product Specialist and Investment Advisor covering Middle Eastern UHNW. Being client centric and solution-oriented, he places the interest of customers at the forefront of his priorities.
In his free time, John enjoys traveling the world to find the best diving spots, riding his bike in the mountains surrounding Geneva and spending time with his family and friends.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Valérie has over 16 years’ experience in the financial industry in Switzerland and the United Kingdom, in roles ranging from financial analysis to project management, corporate administration and operations. She worked in leading Swiss and international banks, as well as in a family office and an independent asset manager.
Highly organized, Valérie brings positivity and dynamism to projects to achieve the highest standards and outcomes. She holds an MSc in Actuarial Sciences from HEC, University of Lausanne, and most recently a DAS in Accounting and Finance from the University of Geneva.
In her free time Valérie enjoys spending quality time with her family, while also embracing her artistic passion by performing on stage in local musical theatre productions and singing concerts.contact