Since June 2016 Jean-Sylvain is chairman of the board of the Swiss Financial Analysts Association (SFAA) whose aim is to train investment professionals. He was Chief Investment Officer at Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) until May 2016 and also Chief Investment Officer at Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild between 2012 and 2013.
He started his career in 1990 as a trainee at UBS Geneva. He worked in Geneva and London as a portfolio manager. He was hired at Banque Mees Pierson Gonet in Geneva to set up an investment platform for the Private Bank. He joined UBP in 2000 as head of Investments, where he was in charge of the discretionary portfolios, the advisory and the equity research. Jean-Sylvain obtained a master’s degree in economics from the University of Lausanne in 1989 and holds a federal diploma of financial analyst.
Jean-Sylvain is passionate about financial markets and asset allocation. He is convinced that the digital revolution will transform profoundly the financial sector and in particular the wealth management industry.