Christina is the Board’s authority on compliance and risk management. As managing partner of Adresse Unique Sarl in Geneva, she has been providing regulatory advice, services, and training to assets managers for the past eight years. Prior to that, she was a member of senior management and secretary-general of EIM, an international financial group specialised in alternative and long-only asset management.
Pierre brings to the Gyra board his broad international banking experience. During nearly 40 years working for Swiss Bank Corporation, UBS, and Credit Suisse he held positions in Switzerland, the UK, and the US. His activities over the years in securities, corporate credit, commodity trade finance, and wealth management enabled him to acquire comprehensive banking knowledge, which he put to use to develop tailor-made solutions for his private, institutional, and corporate clients around the world.
Jean is a wealth-management professional with broad international experience, spanning markets in Southern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East over a period of 40 years. He is a senior banker and head of business development at Arab Bank (Switzerland) in Geneva and was formerly the bank’s head of wealth management. Prior to that, he worked for UBS Wealth Management and UBS Private Banking, developing their clientele around the world. Jean began his career as a trainee with Bankers Trust Company in New York and Bahrain.
Ayka has thirty years of experience in wealth management, most of it working within Swiss banks. Before founding Gyra in 2011, he held the position of Executive Director at UBS in Geneva.
His vision to establish a genuinely independent asset management company led Gyra to apply for a FINMA license early on. In 2020, the company received a full FINMA license under the Collective Investment Scheme Act, making it one of the first ten percent of asset management companies to hold such a license.