Hellmut Schümperli, Founding Partner, Chairman of the Group

Hellmut Schümperli began his career with a major US brokerage firm. In the seventies, he founded a consulting firm focused on the financial sector in Zurich that opened branches in all major cities of Switzerland. In 1995, he created a new company specialized in strategic consultation for banks and financial institutions as well as information technology focused on private banking. In particular, Hellmut supported banks in the development, modernization and expansion of their private banking sector, both domestic and international. Parallel to this, he initiated the formation and operation of a school specializing in securities in Zurich.

Alex Borissov, Founding Partner, Director of the Board

After studying economics and business administration in the US at Washington University in St. Louis, Alex Borissov worked as a consultant in the representative office of AIG in Moscow. In 1996, he transferred to AIG Private Bank AG, Zurich, assuming responsibility for Private Banking in Central and Eastern Europe as well as general management of the Cyprus Branch. Beginning in 2001, Alex managed the Eastern European division of Credit Suisse in Singapore and established the bank as part of their International Wealth Management Group. In 2004, he joined senior management of Union Bancaire Privée in Zurich, with responsibility for market strategy and development of their entire Eastern European business.

Alex Rabian, Head of Legal & Compliance, Member of the Administrative Board of Finaport (Switzerland) LTD.

Alexander Rabian is a partner at the Zurich based law firm of Streichenberg. After graduating from the University of Zurich, he had worked as a legal clerk at public prosecutor's office and the district court of Zurich before being admitted to the bar in 1992. He is specialized in banking and finance laws on a national and international level. Other core fields of his professional activities are corporate and contract law as well criminal law with a focus on financial crimes. He also works as a business mediator and represents his clients in court and before administrative bodies. Since 2006 he is acting chairman of the self-regulatory organization of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers (SAAM).