Rishi Ganti founded Orthogon Partners, a private investment fund focused solely on esoteric assets.
Over more than 14 years, Dr. Ganti in his various investment roles has deployed in excess of $1 billion in investments in six continents with no loss of principal. Before Orthogon, he was the pioneer investment manager selected by Two Sigma Investments to start a formal group dedicated to investing proprietary capital in private investments on behalf of the firm’s principals.
Dr. Ganti received his Ph.D., A.M., and J.D. cum laude from Harvard University, where he was the Head Teaching Fellow for finance, and his B.A. summa cum laude from Emory University. He is a licensed CPA, a licensed attorney with the New York State bar, a CFA® charterholder, an Enrolled Agent with the United States Internal Revenue Service, a CFP® certificant, a certified FRM®, and has professional command of six languages. He resides in New York City.
Corinna Traumueller Schulthess
Corinna Traumueller Schulthess is the founder and CEO of Family Office Management Consulting Ltd., an international consulting firm advising UHNW clients worldwide on the structuring and management of family offices. Corinna is also a Partner and the Practice Leader for Family Office Search Assignments at SchulthessZimmermann Executive Search.
Previously, Corinna has been heading up the Family Office Advisory arm at UBS globally advising the bank's wealthiest international clients. In her roles, Corinna has worked with numerous notable families, entrepreneurs and family offices worldwide covering a multitude of aspects and advisory activities. Corinna has been in the lead of set-ups as well as reviews of some of the largest wealth and family office structures across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to her work in the Family Office field, Corinna worked as an Analyst at UBS Asset Management and Head of Research for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at the US rating agency GMI thereby being based in New York and Stockholm. Other work assignments included business and financial news at CNN International and CNBC Europe in London.
Corinna holds a Master's degree in Economics and Finance from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Dr.Morten Bennedsen is the André and Rosalie Hoffmann Chaired Professor of Family Enterprise and Professor of Economics at INSEAD. He is the academic director of the Wendel International Centre for Family Enterprises and the Niels Bohr Professor at University of Copenhagen.
He obtained a PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1998 and a Master Degree with Distinction from London School of Economics. Morten Bennedsen’s main research area is the governance of family firms and other closely held corporations in a global context. His work has been published in top finance and economics journals, such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Political Economics and Quarterly Journals of Economics and he is the author of the book “The Family Business Map: Assets and Roadblocks in Longterm Planning”. Morten Bennedsen has won a number of research and teaching prizes including the biggest Danish individual research prize from the Ministry of Science. He has served as an advisor to The Danish Ministry of Business, The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, private equity funds and the World Bank. He consults and works with many families in Europe, in Asia and in the rest of the world. Morten Bennedsen’s research has been discussed in global media outlets such as BBC Radio 1, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune and newspapers, radios and television in Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Norway and Denmark. He writes regularly columns for China Family Business Review and South China Morning Post.
Marcel Dillier CFA
Marcel Dillier is a Partner at LGT Capital Partners Ltd.
Before joining the firm in 2006, he gained broad experience in banking, including research, asset structuring and sales at UBS in Zurich and London for over 14 years. Mr Dillier provides professional and discreet advice to meet the needs of high net worth and institutional investors. He obtained large mandates from international institutions. Moreover, he is an expert for the Princely Strategy.
Mr Dillier holds a Masters of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Zurich and is a CFA charterholder.
Pamela G. Yang, CPA, CFA
Senior Vice President, Head of Trusts and Gifts, Harvard Management Company
Pamela Yang has been with Harvard Management Company since 2000, currently as Senior Vice President and Head of Trusts and Gifts. She manages a team that oversees the investment management, operation and administration of charitable assets for Harvard University. She also oversees the investment management for Harvard University Employees Retirement Plan, for endowment fund of Harvard Yenching Institute and Harvard Club of New York Foundation. Prior to Harvard, she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a senior associate in the business assurance unit.
Ms. Yang is a past Chair of the CFA Society Boston, a founding society of the CFA Institute. She has been an active volunteer at the CFA Institute, currently serving as the Executive Editor of In Practice of Journal of Financial Analysts, and an Executive Team member of the Disciplinary Review Committee. Ms. Yang won the 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award of the CFA Institute.
Ms. Yang obtained an MBA/MS in Accounting from Northeastern University, prior to that, she was a PhD candidate in French Literature at New York University. Ms. Yang obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Matthias Schulthess CFA
Matthias is Partner and Practice Leader for Wealth Management and he also co-leads the Family Office recruitment practice at SchulthessZimmermann. He also has been working on senior assignments in the area of Asset Management.
Prior to founding SchulthessZimmermann, Matthias spent his career in Wealth Management and Capital Markets.
He worked several years for UBS AG leading teams and advising UHNW clients in Zurich, Singapore and Hong Kong. He has also worked in Derivatives Sales at Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs in London. Other assignments included projects at Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, a leading Venture Capital firm based in London.
Matthias holds an MBA from London Business School and a BBA from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich with a specialization in Human Resources. He is a CFA charterholder.
Eftychia (La) Fischer CFA
Eftychia (La) Fischer is currently non-executive director of Union Bancaire Privée, UBP, and of Vaudoise Assurance as well as of Sherpa Asset Management. She was CEO of Investment Management and Treasury Divisions at (UBP).
She has gained experience in finance over 30 years with firms such as Societe Generale, JP Morgan, Lazard Freres and Bank Julius Baer, in Zurich, London and Paris. Holding various roles, including Group Treasurer, Group Chief Risk Officer and Head of Investment Management, she has acquired experience in finance, asset and wealth management, risk management and control, cross-cultural, cross-border management, as well as regulatory affairs.
During her career, she has been a member of Executive Boards for over a decade at Julius Baer, EFG International and UBP, and has served, as independent director of Certasig, a European insurer and ELLA, a specialized mortgage lender, as well as the Swiss CFA Society.
Born in Athens, she holds both Greek and Swiss citizenship and started in finance in 1986. She holds a BSc in Physics from Imperial College, London, UK and a BSc in Mathematics from the Open University, UK. She also holds the CFA designation, the FRM designation, an EMBA from The Wharton School.
Founder and CEO Globalance Bank, Founder of Sustainable Asset Management (SAM).
Reto Ringger (52) is an entrepreneur who is active at the junction between the financial markets and sustainability. In 2011 he founded Globalance Bank Ltd., which today he leads as its CEO. Globalance Bank is an owner-run Swiss Private bank with a future-oriented business model.
Before starting Globalance Bank, Reto founded SAM Group (Sustainable Asset Management) in 1995. In collaboration with Dow Jones, SAM launched the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Reto Ringger has received various awards for his entrepreneurial activities.
Reto Ringger holds a degree in economics (lic. oec. publ.) from the University of Zurich. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Club of Rome and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of WWF Switzerland from 2012 - 2016.
Executive Director and Leader Family Office Services in EMEIA and GSA at EY, Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, in Düsseldorf. Since over 20 years Peter works in Investment Banking / SME Corporate Finance transactions and in Private Banking initially at Deloitte in London, the WestLB-Group, HSBC Trinkaus, Sal. Oppenheim and with IMAP M&A Consultants.
Since June 2012 Peter Brock set up the global and multidisciplinary services offering for Family Office Services at Ernst & Young. He advises Family Offices and entrepreneurial families regarding holistic services around tax and audit, but also setting up and structuring a Family Office, risk management / controlling, succession issues, family governance and M&A advisory or Real Estate transactions, i.e. assisting family investors in direct investments projects.
With more than fifteen years of experience within the security scene, Cyrill has come across numerous technologies and issues. He has been extensively contributing wargame challenges and educational material to the hacking-lab.com platform in its early days.
Cyrill has been providing independent advice in the fields of penetration testing, security reviews and digital forensics to customers within the industries, utilities, pharma, finance and government sectors since 2005. He has been teaching network penetration testing, wireless security and application security in cooperation with the Swiss ISACA chapter to several hundred students since and volunteers now and then for security lectures and hacking demos at local universities and business clubs. Cyrill has also contributed and supported (CFP board) to former Swiss Cyber Storm and Hack&Learn conferences.
He holds an MSc with distinction in Information Security from the well renowned Royal Holloway University of London. In 2014, Cyrill Brunschwiler was appointed as the Managing Director of Compass Security Switzerland.
Rochus Mommartz is the CEO of responsAbility Investments AG, a leading global asset manager specializing in development investments in developing and emerging markets. responsAbility manages more than USD 3.2 billion in assets and is invested in more than 530 companies and over 90 countries, via 15 different investment solutions (as of September 2017).
Rochus Mommartz has more than 25 years of experience in emerging market investments and banking operations. He started his career as a consultant and worked in over 40 developing countries where he designed and implemented regulatory frameworks for financial intermediaries and built up microfinance and SME banks from scratch.
Rochus Mommartz has worked with responsAbility Investments AG since the inception of the company and he initiated the equity investment practice. He established two long-term oriented holding companies for responsAbility for which he acts as CEO or Board Member.
Rochus Mommartz holds a MSc. in Economics from the Freie Universität Berlin.
Anthony Cagiati CFA
Anthony Cagiati CFA is a Partner at Sound Capital Ltd., Zürich, and a Member of the Executive Board at the Alliance of Swiss Wealth Managers.
Anthony has an in-depth knowledge in the area of private banking in Switzerland as he served for many years in senior positions at Bank Leu / Clariden Leu. In 2012 he played a crucial role in the creation of Metropol Partners / Sound Capital Ltd., an independent asset manager.
Anthony was engaged with CFA Society Switzerland and CFA Institute in various functions including founding Member of the Board and later President of CFA Society Switzerland as well as Member of the Board of Governors at CFA Institute.
Anthony holds an MBA from Babson College. He is a CFA charterholder.
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