Martin has more than 20 years of experience in servicing institutional clients in the Alternative investment industry. He was formerly Director at Gottex Alternative in charge of Secondary Market for Hedge Fund, distressed Assets, Private Equity and Real Estate, before that, he was Portfolio Manager for Canadian Gold Fund in Montreal, before that Martin was Vice President at Unigestion’s in charge of Fund of Hedge Funds in Geneva. Prior to this, Martin was in Investment Bank at Société Générale (Lyxor AM) in Paris. Martin received an MBA in Finance (Econometrics) from De Montfort University in the UK.
Ghislain Wallier has over twenty years of senior financial experience in various fields and financial institutions such as Executive VP and Head of Open Architecture at Lombard Odier in Geneva, CIO of ALF, a then multi-billion independent asset manager specialised in hedge funds in Paris and London, Advisor at ResFamiliaris, a multifamily office boutique in London specialised in UHNI. He was previously VP responsible for the selection of European hedge funds for SGAM AI in Paris. He has spent over 5 years in the equity derivative space, mostly as a senior equity derivative trader at Credit Lyonnais Securities in Paris, Zurich and London.
Ghislain graduated from ENSAE Paris in 1995 and HEC Paris with a master of international finance in 1997.
Kojo is an active oil and gas specialist with over 15 years of experience. He co-founded and managed a petroleum trading company in West Africa, distributing over 300’000 metric tons of refined petroleum products within three years. He was further the lead commercial advisor on the development of a 60’000cm 3 storage terminal and processing facility.
Kojo also founded an independent petroleum quality control and assurance facility in Ghana and structured several large credit transactions with oil majors trading in Africa and USA.
He started his career as a credit analyst and then moved to corporate banking to provide credit for oil & gas and industrial transactions. He subsequently spent several years as a financial risk analyst for a large multi-national industrial group.
Kojo has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Calvin University in the United States.
Nadia has over 20 years of international Investment experience as a Private Equity partner of global acting investment companies and government institutions, mainly in Europe regions. Miss Cocconcelli worked for several years successfully in structuring and developing deals in the alternative investment space in Italy.
She is a strategical advisor with a deep insight of EU geopolitical realities for clients and institutions who want to invest and grow under all ethical aspects.
Iva has more than 20 years of international experience in leading companies in computer science, investments and real estate in Asia, USA and Europe. She helped launch several VC funds where she held the position of General Partner and Venture Partner.
As an advisor of the former president of Croatia, Iva has a strong understanding of the geopolitical situation and importance of investments in Central and Eastern European countries. Iva graduated from the University of Zagreb, Croatia in 2005 with the title Professor of computer technology.
Arnaud held various roles in Energy & Power such as Head of Projects & Development and supervise major infrastructure investment in the Oil & Gas, Logistics, Energy and Power industries such as Bulk Oil Terminals,Pipeline and Gas-to-Power facilities, Arnaud has a particular focus on West Africa and the emerging industry countries.
Arnaud holds a BBA from KEDGE Business School and a Master of Finance from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and multiple IFP Trainings certificates.
Grace is currently an Msc in Actuarial Science student at HEC Lausanne.
She is specialist in Financial Modeling and Risk analysis and on her quest to gain some experience and knowledge about the field, she holds the intern position.
Grace received a first class honours Bsc in Mathematics (Statistics) in 2020.