Advisory board and team

We are a multi-cultural team with an entrepreneurial spirit, ready to think out-of-the box. We are passionate about banking and technology, and we are always looking for new ways to improve.

Advisory board

Pasha Bakhtiar​

Partner at REYL & Cie

Yves Claude Aubert

Tech Entrepreneur

Lamine Brahimi

Co-founder at Taurus Group SA

Luca Bozzo

Partner at Borel & Barbey

Alessandro Rocco

Corporate Advisor


Schuyler Weiss​

Chief Executive Officer​

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Schuyler has more than a decade of experience in leading digital banking transformation, as the Chief Digital Officer at REYL, as a Vice President at Morgan Stanley, and as a Senior Consultant at IBM. He holds an MBA from IMD and a BA in Economics- Mathematics from Colby College.

Schuyler is a Tesla fan.

Marion Owczarczak-Fogli

Managing Director

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Marion is an experienced professional in leading digital transformation projects for the wealth management industry. She holds a BSc in Business Management from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne and an Executive MBA from IMD.


She loves skiing, cross-country skiing and swimming.

Antonio Latela

Chief Technology Officer

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Antonio is an Enterprise Architect and Senior Software Engineer with more than 20 of years of experience in complex IT transformation projects for some of the largest European banks and communication companies. He holds a MSc in Computer Science, Advanced Computing Techniques and Machine Learning fields.

Mathieu Clément

Chief Operating Officer

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With an engineering background, Mathieu started his career in asset management in Paris in 2007 as a specialised Consultant. He developed platforms for major French banks such as Amundi, Natixis, BNP and others before moving to Luxembourg in 2012 where he joined Öhman’s Private Bank as a Quantitative Analyst and Portfolio Manager. He was appointed Head of Portfolio Management in 2019.

Mathieu has a passion for cars, books, philosophy and cycling.

Rafael CCO

Rafael Jimenez

Chief Commercial Officer

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Since 2012 Rafa has launched 10+ fintech apps, founded & built a platform that connects all forms of payments in Mexico to one app. For 14 years, 6 at McKinsey & Co., he has advised startups, SMEs, Fortune 100s, governments, International organisations and NGOs, on corporate & Go-To-Market strategy, business development and FinTech product development. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from UAG MX, and an MBA from HEC Genève. Rafa is passionate about everything fintech, and spends summers wakesurfing on the lake, and winters in the mountains snowboarding. He likes to play basketball and tennis in between.

Daniel Rickli

Chief Compliance Officer

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Daniel holds a Master’s degree in Economics as well as a certificate in Compliance Management and has 14 years’ professional experience in the banking industry. He gained his professional experience and knowledge while working for Barclays Bank, notably during 8 years within the Compliance Advisory function.

Daniel is a regular paraglider.

Caroline Delprat

Chief Financial & Risk Officer

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Caroline holds a Master’s degree of Management from the Institute of Mines – Telecom Business School, an MSc in Finance from HEC Montreal and passed as well the Level 1 of the CFA. She started her career in the banking area as Internal Auditor for Crédit Agricole CIB before being promoted to Risk Analyst and later was put in charge of Internal Control and Risks. Most recently, she worked for Banque Profil de Gestion as Risk Officer & Finance/Accounting Associate. 


Caroline is fond of old movies. 

Alessandro Sbrizzi

Head of Product Development

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Alessandro has worked extensively on advising companies on technology development projects and digital transformation initiatives, both at Boston Consulting Group and Alkemy. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma from IIMA and a MSc in International Management from Bocconi University.

Alessandro is a football fan.

Gianmarco Bonaita

Head of Strategic Projects

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Gianmarco has advised companies, including financial institutions in both banking and insurance, on defining new business models, creating business plans, launching new services while working at Boston Consulting Group. He holds an MBA from IMD and an MSc in International Management from Bocconi University.

Gianmarco is passionate about skiing and cooking.

Victor Cianni Head of investments

Victor Cianni

Head of Investments

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Victor has more than 13 years of experience in wealth management. He has assisted many individuals, families, and institutions in their financial journey throughout his career, either by providing tailored advice on their investments or by managing assets on their behalf. He occupied a number of key positions within the investment divisions of CA Indosuez, Lombard Odier, and Citi Private Bank. He holds an Engineer’s degree in Bioinformatics and Modeling from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées of Lyon, and he is a certified FRM. In his free time, Victor loves scientific readings and collecting rare books.
Roman Balzan Marketing

Roman Balzan

Head of Marketing & Brand

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Roman holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen HSG. He is an experienced brand- & marketing strategist and defines himself as a “crazy-creative-thinker”. He started his career at the ‘IFJ Institute for Young Entrepreneurs /‘ as Senior Project Manager before co-founding He later joining Google as Programs Lead for the Employer Brand Marketing in EMEA. In 2018 he was recruited by Lime, the US-based scooter giant, supporting the launch of the company’s first European market, Switzerland, after which he led Lime’s EMEA Marketing & Brand efforts before joining Alpian.


Roman loves hiking so much that in 2009 he walked 2300km on the Camino de Santiago with his dog Nelson. He walked all the way from St. Gallen to Santiago de Compostela in Western Spain. 

Head of Client Success

Marie Ribbelöv

Head of Client Success

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Marie holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics. She is an experienced Wealth Management professional, having filled managerial and client-facing roles in private banking as well as managing projects and delivering business development on an investment platform. She started her career as a consultant for PwC. Later, at Deutsche Bank, she held various key positions in the Private Wealth Management and recently, worked for Pictet Wealth Management as Investment Product & Business Manager.

In her free time, Marie likes practicing outdoor activities and travelling.

Mauro Musso

Head of IT

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Mauro has 17 years of experience in IT. He was Associate Director and deputy CTO at REYL where he spent more than 10 years and led strategic projects including the implementation of the new e-banking and digital workplace. He holds a CFC in IT as well as various IT certificates. Mauro is passionate about IT stuff in general and Crossfit.

Antonio Mancini

Lead Product Designer

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Antonio holds a Diploma in Computer Science & Electronic engineering. He gained his vast experience in product design while working for various companies in different countries. In his last job, at ERNI Geneva, he was in charge, among other things of Leading UX & UI projects, providing guidance and support to the team and clients in digital transformation.

Antonio has a passion for music and snowboarding.

Gerd Afforti

Art Director

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Gerd is a digital designer who has spent the last 6 years creating products and experiences for a wide range of platforms such as news, banking, art, fashion and more. He previously worked at Gsm Project and Monolith in Montreal, Canada and holds a Master’s Degree in Interface Design and Digital Communication.

Aside from Visual Design, Gerd dabbles in snowboarding, hiking and everything mountain related.

Amandine Soudeille

Operations Analyst

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Amandine began her career as a Finance Trainee at Porsche France in 2015 before working in market finance as a FX Sales Assistant for Société Générale CIB in Geneva and then as a Fixed Income Sales/Trader for Valcourt, a securities broker in Geneva.

She holds a Master in Management (PGE) of Toulouse Business School, as well as a MSc in Finance of EBS Universität in Germany.

Amandine has a passion for Porsche and loves playing golf.

Miren Rubio-Zuluaga

Business Analyst

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Miren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering and has recently finished “Future Leaders – ThePowerMBA”, an online MBA-like Master’s program for young people with an interest in business. She started her career at Ernst & Young in Spain as a junior consultant in Financial Risk Advisory.

Miren likes ice skating, gastronomy and travelling.

Wenceslao Perez

Banking Operations Specialist

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Wenceslao holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Geneva College of Business as well as several management certifications. He has a vast experience in the international banking and financial industry, as well as global and cross-functional expertise in operations, risk management, credits, compliance and fund administration.

Wenceslao is fond of golf.

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