Peter Hall is Global Head of Wealth Management for the Schroders Group and sits on the Group Management Committee. Over the past twenty years, he has held leadership roles in Wealth Management at UBS, Barclays and Tilney. Peter started his career in Corporate Finance at Warburgs after graduating in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford. He has an MBA from INSEAD, France.
Dr. Stefan Mäder
Dr. Stefan Mäder currently serves as Non-Executive Director on different Boards of Directors. He was the Group CFO and member of the Group Executive Board of Six Group from 2010 – 2017. Prior to that he held various functions while with Zurich Insurance (Chief Investment Officer, Switzerland 2002 – 2004, CFO Switzerland 2004 – 2007, CFO Europe 2007 – 2010). Dr. Stefan Mäder holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Zurich.
Dr. Annabelle R. Hett-Essinger
Dr. Annabelle R. Hett-Essinger has more than 20 years of leadership experience in strategy, business development and risk management. She held various management positions at Swiss Re, was in charge of the Group Advisory Panel and is the former Head of the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue. Dr. Annabelle R. Hett-Essinger is engaged in different non-profit organisations. She holds a PhD in radiology and nuclear medicine from the University of Berne.
Head Finance & Middle Office
Walter recently joined Schroder & Co Bank AG as Head of Finance & Middle Office. He had been with Schroders Singapore as Head of Finance & Operations since 2011. Walter started his investment career as a Relationship Manager in Austria, followed by 12 years in Luxembourg as Head of Portfolio Management of DZ Privatbank, for which he moved to Singapore as the Chief Executive in 2006. He graduated from the Business College in Innsbruck/Telfs and holds the Certified Effas Financial Analyst (CEFA) from the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies Paris and Investment Analyst DVFA from the German Association of Financial Analysis and Investment Management in Frankfurt.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Adrian Nösberger joined Schroders in 2013 in his current function. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Head of Private Banking Switzerland and member of the Executive Board of Bank Leu / Clariden Leu from 2003 to 2011. He started his career at Bank Julius Baer, where he was a member of the Private Banking Executive Board from 2001 – 2003. Adrian Nösberger holds a Master Degree in Manufacturing and Process Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich.
Head of Service Centre
Irina Buholzer-Hinova joined Schroders in 2021 as Head of Service Centre Wealth Management and Member of the Executive Board. She is responsible for the provision of Operations-, IT-, Finance-, Trade Execution- and Treasury services to the Schroders global Wealth Management Division. Prior to joining Schroders, Irina was Head of Operations Service Centre at Rothschild & Co Bank from 2010 to 2021. Previously, she worked at HSBC Guyerzeller Bank in a similar position, and at St. Galler Kantonal Bank as Head of Management Support Private Banking. Irina started her career in the Finance department at the United Bulgarian Bank in Sofia and worked afterwards in Germany. Subsequently she moved to Switzerland in the ’00 years to gain experience in setting up a start-up bank. She holds a Master degree in Statistics and Oeconometrics from the University of Economics in Sofia, having spent 1 year as fellow student at the University of St. Gallen.
Member, Head Private Clients Switzerland
Marc Brodard joined Schroders in 2014 in his current function. Prior to joining Schroders, he was CEO of Hyposwiss Private Bank in Geneva from 2011 to 2014. Before that he spent 23 years at Credit Suisse where his last position was Head of International French-speaking clients HNWI in Geneva. Marc Brodard holds a BA in business administration from the College of Business Administration in Lausanne. He also attended the Stanford Executive Program, at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Member, Head Legal, Compliance and Risk
Oliver Oexl joined Schroders as Head of Legal and Compliance and member of the Executive Board in 2014. In 2015 he also became responsible for Risk. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Head of Legal and Compliance at Metropol Partners AG, an independent asset manager in Zurich. Before that, he was Head of Compliance at Clariden Leu, holding various Head of Compliance functions within the Credit Suisse Group. He started his career as a lawyer in the Legal Department of Credit Suisse in 1997. Oliver Oexl holds a master of law degree from the University of St. Gallen and is admitted to the bar.
Head of Investment Wealth Management Switzerland
Giovanni Leonardo joined Schroders in 2015 as Head of Investment Management, supervising discretionary portfolio management, advisory, and private equity. He became a member of the Executive Board in 2020. Giovanni has been in the investment industry since 1995. He started his career at SBC/UBS as an equity fund manager and then moved to Credit Suisse and thereafter to Julius Baer as multi-asset manager for institutional clients. Later on, he moved into the private banking world as CIO of Centrum Bank AG in Vaduz.
Giovanni Leonardo holds a masters degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Bern. He is a CFA Charterholder and CEFA holder. He is also “Eidg. Dipl. Finanzanalytiker und Vermögensverwalter”.