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Christian Gellerstad

Member of the Board of Directors
Vice-Chair and Lead Independent Director

Christian Gellerstad

Born 1968 – Swiss and Swedish citizen
Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG since 2019

Professional history

2019-present Credit Suisse
  • Chair of the Compensation Committee (2022-present, Member since 2019)
  • Member of the Digital Transformation and Technology Committee (2022-present)
  • Member of the Conduct and Financial Crime Control Committee (2019-present, Chair 2020-2022)
  • Member of the Governance and Nominations Committee (2020-present)
  • Member of the Board of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG (Swiss subsidiary) (2021-present)
1994-2018 Pictet Group
  • CEO, Pictet Wealth Management (2007-2018)
  • Executive Committee Member, Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Geneva (2013-2018)
  • Equity Partner, Pictet Group (2006-2018)
  • CEO and Managing Director Banque Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A, Luxembourg (2000-2007)
  • Deputy CEO and Senior Vice President, Pictet Bank & Trust Ltd., Bahamas (1996-2000)
  • Financial Analyst & Portfolio Manager, Pictet & Cie, Geneva (1994-1996)
Before 1994 Cargill International
  • Emerging Markets Trader


2019 Board Director Diploma, International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Switzerland
1996 Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) & Certified Portfolio Manager and Financial Analyst (AZEK)
1993 Master in Business Administration and Economics, University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland

Other activities and functions

  • Investis Holding SA, Board Member (Listed company)
  • Elatior SA, Chairman
  • Nubica SA, Board Member
  • Taurus SA, Board Member
  • FAVI SA, Board Member
  • AFICA SA, Board Member
  • Tsampéhro SA, Board Member
  • Lucerne Festival, Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Fondation G-F. Barras European Masters, Member of the Board of Trustees