In Brief


  • INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance (IDP - International Directors Programme)
  • Dipl. Wirtschaftsprüfer ("CPA")
  • lic.oec.publ. ("MBA") at the university of Zurich with specialisation in Accounting, Financing, Banking and Audit
  • Various further education in topics of Boards (Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Internal Control Systems), Accounting (IFRS, Swiss GAAP FER), M&A, Valuation, Communication, Project Management, tax and legal


  • various engagements as CFO ad interim and strategic advisor, see references here
  • CFO / Head of Central Services / Head of Real Estate Committee  in a privately held elderly care group in Switzerland with 30 operations and 1’300 employees.
  • CFO in a privately held international production group for textile machine components with 10 locations all over the world and 600 employees.
  • CFO / CEO in a start-up company developing, selling and supporting complex software and solutions with 5 locations in Europe and 90 employees.
  • Experiences from different management cultures, own entrepreneurial engagements, out of growth stories as well as in crisis needing restructuring.
  • General experiences in developing strategy, Business Development, HR, Sales, Marketing and PR.
  • Specific experiences as a CFO with topics such as consolidation according to IFRS, Swiss GAAP FER and OR, changingaccounting principles to IFRS, Tax structuring with advisors / lawyers, defining salary and bonus systems, centralised and decentralised organisations, MIS, Integration, IPO, M&A, Turnaround and Integration.
  • Specific experiences as consultant in topics such as Audit, Corporate Finance (M&A, IPO, Valuation, Due Diligence), development of strategy, Turnaround, Corporate Governance, Internal Control Systems and Risk Management.

Further experiences

Various assignments as Board member in companies and foundations, cashier in Tennis club, lecturer in Finance in several institutes, Captain in mountain infantry, communication trainer in the Army, Tennis teacher