Partner at MPD Partners
- Highly accomplished Investment Management Professional with years of high-profile fund management (500M USD), international investments experience
- Top tier track record of driving fund performance, growing business and managing successful teams
- Oxford Master Diploma in Financial Strategy graduate; Milan & Berkeley Physics MSc graduate
- Former World class scientist for US DoE / Berkeley Lab, CERN (European Council for Nuclear Physics) LHC HC coordinator and science/industry project coordinator for large scale high tech.
- Proven ability to deliver excellence.
Fund Management • Private Equity • Venture Capital • Real Estate • Hedge Funds • Transactions • Investment Trading • Team Building & Management • Physics • International Investments • Project Management • Organization • Data Analysis • Communication & Marketing • Risk Management • Client Relations • Financial Strategy • Valuation • Corporate Strategy • SMEs
| April 2015 – Present (1 year 1 month) Geneva Area, Switzerland
Investments Professor International Business Strategy Professor
| July 2013 – Present (2 years 10 months) Geneva Area, Switzerland
As a founding partner, I develop the strategy of the company ensuring its sustainability. I am also co-responsible for human resources planning and hiring. On the operational side, I put my industrial, science, high tech, consumer and investment management experience at work to make sure that the company produces highest quality value adding analyses, and that investors interests are efficiently represented within their portfolio companies.
Four Seasons Property (collaboration with MPD Partners)
| March 2014 – Present (2 years 2 months) Geneva Area, Switzerland
Consulting on Real Estate internationalization strategy on behalf of MPD Partners.
Investment / fund Manager
| July 2009 – February 2014 (4 years 8 months) Lausanne Area, Switzerland
Quantitative Investment Manager: Manage investment decisions for World Equities quantitative investment fund worth $50M. Serve as member of investment committee for all bank quantitative funds totalling $500M. Coordinate all aspects of funds management including strategy, portfolio construction, execution, risk management and reporting. Oversee investment funds set-up. Collaborate with other departments and senior managers. Manage risk successfully to drive fund performance. Investment & Project Management Achievements: • Boosted World Equities Fund performance 4% per year. • Grew team efficiency, leading to launch of highly rated funds. • Designed and implemented new tools to improve business development.
EM Energy Project Finance Advisor (Independent Consultant)
IRON BRIDGE LIMITED, Dubai, UAE
| May 2012 – September 2012 (5 months) Geneva Area, Switzerland
Defined financing roadmap and financial parameters such as WACC inputs, debt/equity and moving targets for the $1Bn revenues per year project. Cooperated with leading consultancy firm and Nigerian companies to finalize financial projections and extract relevant inputs to financing decisions and presentations. Found and analysed useful qualitative and quantitative information for project analysis. Advised consortium on financing strategies and financial target ratios. Financial & Project Achievements: • Defined target financial ratios and financing needs roadmap. • Nominated as interim CFO for bidding consortium. • Obtained valuable information from network of international energy sector experts.
Associate - Fund Manager
Reyl & Cie
| March 2007 – January 2009 (1 year 11 months) Geneva Area, Switzerland
Associate Hedge Fund Manager: Executed strategies. Monitored risk. Analysed costs. Coached team members. Supervised 2 employees. Oversaw due diligence for 35 global fund administrators. Led 4 outsourced teams in India, U.S. and U.K.-Ireland simultaneously. Financial Accomplishments: • Facilitated assets under management (AUM) performance 25%. • Increased size of fund, leading to doubling the size of management team. • Organised workflow to enhance efficiency including outsourcing middle office and fund administration.
Project Coordinator - LHC Commissioning
| April 2003 – October 2007 (4 years 7 months)
Hardware Commissioning Coordinator: Played key role in Hardware Commissioning Coordination team for LHC particle accelerator involving management of 15 cross-functional teams building world’s biggest experimental physics device. Oversaw technical installation, project management, engineers and physicists teams. Analysed statistical data. Conducted simulations. Managed numerous projects successfully. Supervised Master of Science students. Delivered presentations and published articles for international conferences. Academic/Scientific Achievements: • Coordinated activities of 15 cross-functional teams building world’s largest experimental physics device. • Managed subscale superconducting magnet world record magnetic field design and test. • Attained grants from U.S. Department of Energy, Japanese Ministry of Education and CERN to participate and present in conferences in America, Switzerland, Italy, France and Japan.
University of California at Berkeley (LBNL-DoE)
| June 2001 – October 2002 (1 year 5 months)
Analysis, multitasking problem-solving, coordination, presentation in international conferences.