Person of the month
"Knowledge is key to succeeding in the digital age."
Francesco Franzoni, Swiss Finance Institute
Francesco Franzoni is SFI Professor of Finance at the Università della Svizzera italiana. He joined SFI in 2007 and has held an SFI Senior Chair since 2012. Professor Franzoni obtained his PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Franzoni’s research has been published in the top finance journals worldwide and has appeared in the international press. He is a regular speaker at leading academic conferences in finance. He argues, that Knowledge is key to succeeding in the digital age.
"The main principle that makes a huge difference in Finance is discipline"
Cédric Kohler, Fundana SA
Cédric is Head of Advisory at Fundana, an alternative investment boutique based in Geneva. The firm is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and has an impressive record of success. Its expertise lies in sourcing and selecting hedge fund talent. Clients include pension funds as well as family offices and independent asset managers.
"Passion combined with a sense of responsibility is a recipe for good outcomes."
Larry Hatheway, GAM Investments
Larry Hatheway joined GAM Holding AG as Group Chief Economist in 2015 and was appointed to the Group Management Board in May 2016. Since September 2016, he has been Group Head of Investment Solutions and Group Chief Economist, overseeing GAM’s private clients, charities, multi-asset and alternative investment solutions teams.