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 23 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
Executive Board Member
Formerly an Executive Vice President at an institutional private bank, where he was in charge of an important group of private clients, Olivier spent more than 25 years in the financial sector in Geneva before joining AlphaSwiss. He firmly believes that the AlphaSwiss model enables him to offer a level of service in tune with his clients’ needs and his own convictions.
Epicurean by nature, Olivier has a passion for good food and wine. His approachability, leadership and warmth are paramount in his ability to develop authentic relationships. He firmly believes in teamwork, a philosophy he puts into practice both in-house and in collaboration with his clients’ tax advisors and trustees.contact
CIO and Executive Board Member
Nicolas is a truly inspirational CIO. His career thus far has enabled him to develop notable skills and a sharp understanding of investment and portfolio management. Working closely with his clients, he shares his expertise and builds strategies with confidence and responsibility. This straightforward interaction and personal touch has gained him the trust and respect of his clients and partners alike.
Nicolas is a cycling enthusiast, which speaks volumes about his mental strength, focus and discipline. A force to be reckoned with, you would certainly rather have him on your team than as an opponent!contact
Ken built his career with a Swiss universal bank for 10 years as a Relationship Manager before joining AlphaSwiss. Trustworthy and passionate about client service, he knows how to get the best out of each team member to achieve a common objective. As a Swiss Army officer, Ken has a great sense of precision, anticipation and management skills that are directly transferable to his role as COO. His passion for ski touring is a testimony to his patience and tenacity.
In addition to demonstrating strong operational rigor and proven analytical skills, Ken adds great value with his passion for reading and research, often providing the vision necessary for future changes.contact
Senior Investment Manager
Julien began his career at the tender age of 20 on the trading desk and has been actively seeking challenges ever since. Before joining AlphaSwiss, he gained experience in various different institutions, private banks, investment firms, and hedge funds. Julien is also a certified International Investment Analyst and Energy Risk Professional. Before joining AlphaSwiss, he was head of the Structured Investment Advisory at a leading private bank.
An avid runner who enjoys extreme sports, Julien is mentally used to breaking limits. He is also a diligent and loyal person who dedicates time to others and puts clients’ interests first. This has built him a sizable network of trusted partners and friends and recognition within the finance industry.contact
Sébastien started as an assistant to the Active Advisory team at a universal bank. 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 running (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
Shelly has over 20 years’ experience in international management in diverse environments including large banks, independent companies and NGOs, as well as in freelance work. During her career, her responsibilities beyond compliance also involved marketing, training and finance. She pursued an MBA as well as various training courses in compliance and commodity trade finance. This diverse experience brings great perspective to the team.
Shelly is objective and always positive. She brings gravitas, energy and motivation to our projects.contact
Independent board member
A partner in a leading Swiss law firm, Bernard has practiced corporate and banking law for 30 years. For the last decade he has specialized in wealth and estate planning, primarily advising HNWI and international families on business succession as well as private banks, trust companies and family offices. As a certified professional coach, he is a firm believer that communication is key to finding sustainable solutions for clients.
Bernard grounds his thinking in thorough, sound, factual and legal analysis. And his interest in contemporary visual arts gives him perspective in developing creative, forward-looking solutions.
“AlphaSwiss is a young, open-minded and creative team.”contact
David Diez de Artazcoz
Senior Investment Manager
David started his career 20 years ago in a Swiss Private Bank where he, among others, was in charge of the portfolio management team servicing clients based in the Middle-East and Eastern Europe. Then he joined a boutique asset manager to advise Swiss Pension Funds. Before joining AlphaSwiss, David was responsible for the investment platform of an independent asset manager based in Gibraltar, where he also managed specific equity funds. All those experiences helped him to develop a strong sense of responsibility towards clients, not only in terms of performance but also in terms of service.
David also encompassed a career in a Swiss first football division team. This exacerbated his strong team spirit and his capacities to anticipate and deal with stressful situations. David is a truly committed and experienced professional who is consistently looking by service quality and the quest for performance. With parents active in the restaurant industry, David is also a gourmet with a particular taste for gastronomic food.contact