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Our highly qualified and experienced professionals offer to support you in your activities  and share their know-how with you and your organization. Our team of analysts, consultants and instructors can always rely on the Swiss Financial Studies advisory board’s support. The members of the advisory board contribute with their expertise to our institution’s knowledge base and assure the highest professional standards in all of our activities.

Dr. Christoph Gosdenoz, CFA

Christoph Gosdenoz

Director of Swiss Financial Studies and member of the Swiss Financial Studies advisory board with more than 10 years of international professional experience. Before founding Swiss Financial Studies Christoph has worked in entrepreneurial finance, investment analysis, impact finance, mergers and acquisitions and risk management. Former employers include UBS in Zurich and in Mexico as well as BNP Paribas in Geneva and Singapore.

Christoph Gosdenoz graduated with a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Geneva, is a CFA charterholder and holds a DBA from the Edinburgh Business School. He has completed several teaching and research assignments at top business schools and leading financial institutions. Christoph is fluent in German, French, English and Spanish.

Marc D. Nagel, Attorney-at-Law

Marc D. Nagel

Legal Counsel at the Swiss Takeover Board and member of the Swiss Financial Studies advisory board with more than 10 years of professional experience. Before being recruited by the Swiss Takeover Board, Marc has worked as an investment banker, lawyer and legal advisor specialized in capital markets and corporate law. Former employers include Bank Vontobel AG, Walder Wyss AG and PricewaterhouseCoopers AG.

Marc D. Nagel graduated with a Master in Economics and a Master in Law from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and successfully passed the bar examination to become an Attorney-at-Law. He is fluent in German, French and English.

Dr. Dominique Becht

Dominique Becht

Managing Partner of the asset management and advisory firm bestideasgroup AG (BIG) and chairman of the IAFS advisory board with more than 20 years of international professional experience. Before founding BIG Dominique has worked as chief investment officer, fund manager and quantitative analyst. Former employers include UBS in Basel and Singapore as well as the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in Abu Dhabi.

Dominique Becht graduated with a Master in Economics and a PHD in Economics from the University of Basel. He has served as board member at various for profit and charitable institutions and is fluent in German, French and English.

Marie-Noëlle Jerschke

Marie-Noëlle Jerschke

Marie-Noëlle Jerschke is a freelance corporate finance adviser with clients in Switzerland and Benelux. She developed her expertise working 7 years in the investment banking department of JPMorgan in London and Paris and leading for 3 years M&A projects for Groupe Danone in Europe, the US as well as in emerging markets. Other relevant professional experiences include an advisory role at Airlines and investments as a business angel.

Marie-Noëlle Jerschke graduated from HEC Paris with a Master in Management including a semester in the MBA program of Columbia Business School in New York. She followed the JPMorgan Investment Banking Training Program in New York and more recently complemented her education with a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management from the Executive School of Management Technology and Law (ES-HSG) of the University of St. Gallen. Marie-Noëlle is fluent in English, French, German and Polish.