5th PIC 2018 PIC Committee / Sounding Board
The ventures presented at the 5th Private Innovation Circle (PIC) have been carefully selected based on the innovative power and the revenue generation potential of their business ideas. The ventures were handpicked from more than 140 nominations by the PIC Committee, comprising highly qualified senior professionals from Credit Suisse.
Iqbal KhanChief Executive Officer, International Wealth Management and Member, Credit Suisse Group AG Executive Board
Alexander HöfertDirector, Private Assets &
Philippe LutzDirector, Private Assets &
Michael O’SullivanManaging Director, Chief Investment Officer
Eddy SzeManaging Director, Head Hong Kong Market Group
Frank VetterManaging Director;
Head, Corporate Finance
Chief Executive Officer, International Wealth Management and Member, Credit Suisse Group AG Executive Board
Iqbal was the Chief Financial Officer of Private Banking & Wealth Management from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in June 2013, he was the Managing Partner of Assurance Financial Services Switzerland and a member of the Swiss Management Committee of Ernst & Young.
The objective is to introduce investors and entrepreneurs to each other, and to interesting companies innovating in a variety of industries and geographies.
The Private Innovation Circle gives participants an exclusive insight into companies’ ambitions to shape our future.
Director, Private Assets & Capital Markets
Philippe sources and distributes capital markets and private equity & debt investments to Swiss based ultra-high net worth investors. Philippe re-joined Credit Suisse in 2011 after having worked as a CFO in the biotech sector and in Equity Capital Markets of Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking division.
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer
Mike spends a great deal of time on investment processes and decisions, and communicating them. He enjoys playing an integral role at the Private Innovation Circle as it allows him to interrogate company business models much more closely.
It allows us to uncover new ideas and entrepreneurs, and to put a rather unique and growing asset class in front of our clients.
Managing Director, Head Hong Kong Market Group
Prior to joining Credit Suisse in July 2012, Mr. Sze worked for BNP Paribas for 13 years and was the Head of China. Mr. Sze has over 20 years of international banking experience in both Hong Kong and Canada. Mr. Sze now focus on Private Equity investment opportunities for Private Banking clients.
Ultra-high net worth investors and their family offices can provide a differentiating aspect to any fundraising.