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Master of Laws (LL.M.) & Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Professional stations: Co-Founder and Managing Partner of various 1291 Group entities since 2014. From 2007 - 2014 CEO and Board Member of an Irish and Liechtenstein based international Life Insurance company with more than EUR 5 billion AuM. Various management positions with a listed Swiss Insurance Group from 1996 - 2007. Board member of the Liechtenstein Insurance Association from 2008 - 2015.
Important values: Cooperation. Even the most complex tasks can be made simpler when we focus on the solutions - together.
Bachelors of Law (LLB) - University of Pretoria - 2012
Professional stations: Stations: Admitted practicing attorney in the High Court of South Africa since 2014. Wealth structuring specialist advising several family offices, advisers and private clients in the Middle East and Asia at Trident Trust (Dubai). Director of 1291 Group DMCC.
Important values: Life is the equivalent of a persons choices and the value of life is measured by relationships that you keep and the choices that you make.
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing, Sales & Communication
Professional stations: Over 15 years of work experience in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, committed to Maritime and Oil & Gas/Offshore industry. For the last four years, active as the Head of Sales in the Immigration and Citizenship by Investment industry, advising clients Globally.
Important values: Client relationship is key, be dynamic and deliver the services clients expect
Lic. oec HSG in Finance and Controlling at the University of St.Gallen / LL.M. in International Taxation at University of Liechtenstein / Trust and Estate Practitioner TEP of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners STEP
Professional stations: More than 12 years of experience in Equity Research, Investment Management and Private Banking for reputable banks in Switzerland and Hong Kong. More than 5 years of experience as Partner of a Multi Family Office with a comprehensive and independent approach.
Important values: My values guide me and shape my priorities and reactions. Optimism, friendship and the belief in others are some of my key values in my private life, while authentic commitment, dedication and effort guide my professional life.
Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager (Advanced Federal Diploma). Obtained Commercial Pilot License, IFR rating (CPL/IR) and frozen Air Transport Pilot License (ATP).
Professional stations: Over 17 years of work experience in financial services, whereas past 11 years dedicated to Aviation & Yacht Finance (‘AYF’) covering primarily UHNWI clients. Prior to joining 1291 and during a 5 years assignment in Singapore, Christian was appointed Head Asia Pacific for Aviation & Yacht Finance at Credit Suisse. Prior to Singapore and a stopover in Switzerland, he was sent to Moscow to nurture team’s clients, B2B network and to acquire new customers. Before that, he covered Western and Eastern European markets for AYF from Switzerland (e.g. client acquisition, negotiations and deal structuring).
Important values: As passionate competition aerobatic pilot Christian strives for best results in all attitudes while enjoying what he is doing. The same goes for business whereas trust is one of his most important pillars.
Master of Law in international taxation (LL.M.) and Bachelor of Business Law (B.LAW)
Professional stations: CEO of 1291Group Asia since 2016, Sales Partner of various 1291Group entities since 2014, Sales Manager for Northern Europe for Valorlife Life Insurance Company from 2012 to 2014
Important values: You have to learn the rule of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. - Albert Einstein
Master of Laws (LLM)
Professional stations:After Law School at University of Zurich, first function at Compliance & Regulatory Specialist at Private Bank and later KPMG. 2007 diploma in Compliance Management (DAS) followed by several years as Legal Counsel at Credit Suisse focusing on OTC Derivatives, Securities Lending, REPO as well as Precious Metals Transfer to Relationship Manager for UHNWI Russia Desk at CS. 2013 to 2017 UBS at the UHNWI Russia and UK desk in Zurich. Responsible for market entry of a foreign controlled Bank in Switzerland.
Important values: Wonders are many and none is more wonderful than a human being.