Peter Bänziger is a financial expert with more than 30 years of experience in managing private and institutional assets. Before joining Belvalor, he worked for more than 10 years as Chief Investment Officer and Member of the Executive Board at Swisscanto, with assets under management of CHF 53 billion in all investment categories.
Peter Bänziger will join Belvalor July 1, 2015 as Chief Investment Officer and partner.
Education and Qualifications
- Executive MBA, International Wealth Management, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh USA, 2007
- MBA at the University of Geneva, 2004
- Federal/Europ. Dipl. Financial Analyst and Asset Manager (CEFA), AZEK, 1999
- College of Higher Vocational Education Diploma in Business Administration, 1994
- Banking Apprenticeship Diploma, 1978
Since July 1, 2015
2004 – 2015
Swisscanto Asset Management AG Zurich, Head Asset Management/CIO and Member of the Board of the Swisscanto Group. Responsible for the investment philosophy, strategic and tactical asset allocation of Swisscanto, with assets under management of approximately CHF 53 billion (money market, bonds, securities, mixed portfolios, real estate, and alternative investments). Leadership of around 80 employees.
2000 – 2004
Pension Fund of Credit Suisse (Switzerland), elected employee representative on the Foundation Board.
2003 – 2004
Bank Leu Zurich, Head Private Banking Switzerland I, responsible for a market area within Switzerland. Head of 25 staff members.
1997 – 2003
Bank Leu Zurich, Head of Institutional Asset Management on second management level of the bank, responsible for development and realization of the ‘Leu ’05’ strategy. Headed 28 employees.
1994 – 1997
Bank Leu Zurich, Head of Asset Management Institutional Clients
1985 – 1994
BV (ex. ‘Schweizerischer Bankverein’) Schaffhausen, Head Portfolio Management private clients
1981 – 1985
SBV Geneva, Forex and Precious Metals Trading, thereof 6 months in New York
1980 – 1981
SBV Luxembourg, Forex and Money Market
1978 – 1980
SBV Schaffhausen, various departments
German, English, French