CLIENT RELATIONS

Ayka Akin

SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Ayka brings to Gyra his twenty-five years of Swiss banking, most recently as partner and executive vice-president of RAM Capital, Geneva, providing customised wealth-management services to highnet-worth clients. This followed seven years with UBS Geneva as executive director in charge of a key client group (assets per client upwards of CHF 50 million). Prior to that, he held management positions in corporate banking, institutional marketing and trade finance at Banque de Commerce et de Placement and before that, at Finansbank, also in Geneva.

Ayka holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance concentration from Colorado State University.

Ahmet Avcioglu

FUND MANAGER / SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Ahmet joins Gyra SA as Vice-President, Client Advisor and Portfolio Manager. He brings to this newly created role his deep understanding of global markets, which he has applied to the management of global-macro and emerging-market portfolios and investments for twenty-seven years. Most recently, he headed up the EM and fixed-income trading desk at Credit Suisse, London, after key positions with Bluecrest Capital Management and Brevan Howard. Prior to that, in London, he made his mark at JP Morgan, Merril Lynch and Morgan Stanley.

Ahmet holds a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College.

Sholem Mizrahi

SENIOR RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Sholem joins Gyra from Julius Bär, Geneva, where he was executive director of the bank’s Turkish team as of 2017. Prior to that he worked for five years at BSI Bank, Geneva, as senior vice president, creator of the Turkey and Israel desk and trusted advisor and portfolio manager to its rapidly growing clientele. Previously, he honed his skill in client acquisition at Banque Cantonale de Genève and Bank Leumi SA Genève, after a solid grounding in trade finance at Grains & Fourrages, Discount Bank & Trust Co. and Korimpeks SA, all in Geneva.   

Mr. Mizrahi holds a baccalaureate in literature and is multilingual. 

 

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