Andrew Ross is Global Head of Wealth Management for the Schroders Group and sits on the Group Management Committee. He is also Chairman of Cazenove Capital, which is the Wealth Management business of Schroders in UK, following its acquisition by Schroders in 2013. He joined Cazenove Capital as Chief Executive in 2001. He was previously Chief Executive of HSBC Asset Management (Europe) Limited between 1998 and 2001. Prior to that, Andrew was Managing Director of James Capel Investment Management which he joined in 1985. After graduating from Southampton University with a First Class degree in Ancient History, Andrew served a short commission in the Royal Green Jackets. He has 33 years of investment experience.
Dr. Stefan Mäder
Dr. Stefan Mäder currently serves as Non-Executive Director on different Boards of Directors. He was the Group CFO and member of the Group Executive Board of Six Group from 2010 – 2017. Prior to that he held various functions while with Zurich Insurance (Chief Investment Officer, Switzerland 2002 – 2004, CFO Switzerland 2004 – 2007, CFO Europe 2007 – 2010). Dr. Stefan Mäder holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Zurich.
Dr. Martin Eckert
Dr. Martin K. Eckert is one of the three founding partners of MME Legal Tax Compliance in Zurich. His areas of expertise are IT, IP and technology law. He has been appointed as an expert lawyer in negotiating many complex IT-Outsourcing, Cyber Security and Data Protection (GDPR) projects, mainly for banks and insurance companies. He acts as a litigator in complex commercial law cases before arbitral tribunals and commercial state courts. Dr. Martin K. Eckert holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Zurich and is admitted to the bar.
Jean-Claude Marchand currently serves as Non-Executive Director on different Boards of Directors. From 2002 to 2007, he held the position of Chief Executive at Edipress Group. Prior to that he held various functions at Thompson Reuters Plc in Europe and Asia, culminating in being Executive Board member and CEO of Reuters Information from 1996 to 2001. Jean-Claude Marchand trained as an Engineer at the Technical Neuchatelois in Switzerland and at Harvard Business School in Advanced Management Programme in 1996.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Adrian Nösberger joined Schroders in 2013 in his current function. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Head of Private Banking Switzerland and member of the Executive Board of Bank Leu / Clariden Leu from 2003 to 2011. He started his career at Bank Julius Baer, where he was a member of the Private Banking Executive Board from 2001 – 2003. Adrian Nösberger holds a Master Degree in Manufacturing and Process Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich.
Member, Head of Service Centre
Jonathan Brander was appointed as Head of Service Centre for Schroders Wealth Management and member of the Executive Board in 2016. He joined Schroders in 2011 as Financial Analyst. In 2012, he became responsible for Treasury & Cash Operations. Prior to joining Schroders, he worked for SunGard (FIS) as a Senior Consultant. Jonathan Brander holds a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the University of St. Gallen.
Member, Head Private Clients Geneva
Marc Brodard joined Schroders in 2014 in his current function. Prior to joining Schroders, he was CEO of Hyposwiss Private Bank in Geneva from 2011 to 2014. Before that he spent 23 years at Credit Suisse where his last position was Head of International French-speaking clients HNWI in Geneva. Marc Brodard holds a BA in business administration from the College of Business Administration in Lausanne. He also attended the Stanford Executive Program, at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Head Finance & Middle Office
Walter recently joined Schroder & Co Bank AG as Head of Finance & Middle Office. He had been with Schroders Singapore as Head of Finance & Operations since 2011. Walter started his investment career as a Relationship Manager in Austria, followed by 12 years in Luxembourg as Head of Portfolio Management of DZ Privatbank, for which he moved to Singapore as the Chief Executive in 2006. He graduated from the Business College in Innsbruck/Telfs and holds the Certified Effas Financial Analyst (CEFA) from the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies Paris and Investment Analyst DVFA from the German Association of Financial Analysis and Investment Management in Frankfurt.
Dr Ariel Sergio Goekmen
Member, Head Private Clients Zurich
Dr. Ariel Sergio Goekmen joined Schroders in his current function in 2015. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Chief Executive of Kaiser Partner Privatbank in Vaduz from 2011 – 2015. Before that he held various managerial positions at several banks, including Credit Suisse’s Private Banking division, Cantrade Private Bank Ltd. (UBS) and Bank Leu Ltd. (Credit Suisse) in Zurich. Ariel Sergio Goekmen holds an LL.M. degree in International Business Law from the University of Zurich, having previously graduated as a Doctor of Business Administration from the University of South Australia (Unisa).
Member, Head Legal, Compliance and Risk
Oliver Oexl joined Schroders as Head of Legal and Compliance and member of the Executive Board in 2014. In 2015 he also became responsible for Risk. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Head of Legal and Compliance at Metropol Partners AG, an independent asset manager in Zurich. Before that, he was Head of Compliance at Clariden Leu, holding various Head of Compliance functions within the Credit Suisse Group. He started his career as a lawyer in the Legal Department of Credit Suisse in 1997. Oliver Oexl holds a master of law degree from the University of St. Gallen and is admitted to the bar.