Investing responsibly for the long term
Michael is the Global Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and Head of Investment Strategy & Research. He is also the Head of Asset Management Switzerland, acting in this capacity as the senior regional representative for the institutional business in Credit Suisse’s home market. In this role, he represents Asset Management on the CS Swiss Regional Management Committee. Michael is Chairman of the Global Investment Committee and is a member of the Private Banking & Wealth Management Products Management Committee. Michael joined Credit Suisse in May 2013, from a Swiss Family Office, where he was the Chief Executive Officer, the CIO and a Managing Partner. Between 1996 and 2009, Michael was with UBS, where he was most recently the Head of Investment Management for UBS Wealth Management, and prior to that, the Global Head of Investment Solutions. He became a member of the UBS Group Managing Board in 2007.
He has more than 15 years of financial markets and managerial experience, overseeing international investment management operations. Michael holds a M.Sc. degree in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and a CEMS Master degree in Finance from the University of Cologne, Germany.