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Our Team

Board
Tim Brockmann
Chairman
Tim Brockmann
Chairman

Tim Brockmann has a Master’s Degree in European Business Law from University of Paris and is a member of the French and Swiss Bar.

His investment management experience began with positions at JP Morgan in Geneva and New York before funding his own companies in the fund management business and taking over Amadeus Capital SA for which he serves as Chairman.

Guy Studer
Board Member
Guy Studer
Board Member

Guy Studer started his career at IBM in Switzerland and abroad. After, he invested himself in a long and successful banking career. He was the Executive Vice President of Credit Suisse responsible for the French speaking part of Switzerland.

Mr Studer has an extensive experience in real estate and holds several directorships in Swiss companies.

Gerhard Ammann
Board Member
Gerhard Ammann
Board Member

Gerhard Amman was CEO of Deloitte AG, Zurich. He spent more than 30 successful years in the field of bank and financial auditing.

He is a qualified auditor and holds a number of directorships in companies in Switzerland and abroad.

Afshin Salamian
Board Secretary
Afshin Salamian
Board Secretary

Afshin Salamian is a partner and founder of the law company Cramer – Salamian Avocats.

He is a lawyer specialized among others in corporate and company law, contract law, private international law, banking and financial institution regulation and is a member of several eminent Swiss law associations such as Geneva Bar Association or Swiss Arbitration Association.

Management
Sandro Wyss
Director
Sandro Wyss
Director

Sandro Wyss is the company's COO and CFO. He launched his financial career as sales/trader for Swiss Bank Corporation in Zurich, New York and Geneva and then moved on as head of the securities and FX trading desk at Bankers Trust in Geneva.

After Deutsche Bank in Geneva as head of the Active Advisory Team and his activity as Managing Director of a small financial firm in Nyon he joined Amadeus Capital SA in 2001.

Claudia de Carvalho
Director
Claudia de Carvalho
Director

Claudia de Carvalho is responsible for compliance, KYC and anti-money laundering. Claudia speaks more than 5 languages and is also in charge of Family Office services. She has excelled in client facing roles and ensuring high customer satisfaction. She joined Amadeus Capital in 2000.

After obtaining a diploma in wealth management at IFGP in Geneva and a diploma as fund advisor IAF she specialized in her compliance function. In 2015, she obtained a Certificate of Advance Studies (CAS) in Compliance Management from Geneva University.

Asset Management / Trading
David Horisberger
Portfolio Manager
David Horisberger
Portfolio Manager

David Horisberger decided to join Amadeus Capital in 2008. David has a position of portfolio manager, implementing his own trading strategy into a managed account as well as the management of client’s portfolio and the Investment Advisory platform.

He started his career at UBS through their training program. After having worked for UBS at different places such as Zurich and London, he was based in Geneva trading Fixed Income products, mainly corporates and Sovereigns Bonds. He left UBS to experiment a new position at RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), where he managed Bond Portfolios. In 2001, he moved to Soditic SA, where he co-managed a SWISS EQUITY Fund before setting up his own company, KH Invest SA, in 2003, managing a derivative funds (cross assets). He then moved to DynaCapital where he helped in a L/S European Equity funds. In 2006, he came back to UBS as Equity and Cross-asset sales manager, specialized in structured products.

Christian Serena
Portfolio Manager
Christian Serena
Portfolio Manager

Christian Serena joined Amadeus at the end of 2015.

He started his career at UBS AG and joined Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie in the late 1990. He has been in charge of the proprietary equity books of the bank. In 2006 he teams up with Philippe Desbiolles as independent asset managers at DynaCapital SA in Geneva. At the same time, they launched a Swiss FINMA-registered long/short equity fund managed through an advisory mandate by DynaCapital SA. In 2012, the team moved from DynaCapital to Bank Bonhôte to continue to manage the BAM Equity Trading Fund before joining Amadeus.

Philippe Desbiolles
Portfolio Manager
Philippe Desbiolles
Portfolio Manager

Philippe Desbiolles joined Amadeus in 2015.

He started his career at UBS AG and joined Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie in 1995. After having worked abroad for the company he was the Head of the global trading department. In 2006 they team up with Christian Serena as independent asset managers at DynaCapital SA in Geneva. At the same time, they launched a Swiss FINMA-registered long/short equity fund managed through an advisory mandate by DynaCapital SA. In 2012, the team moved from DynaCapital to Bank Bonhôte to continue to manage the BAM Equity Trading Fund before joining Amadeus.

Céline Devayes Pidoux
Wealth Management
Céline Devayes Pidoux
Wealth Management

Céline Devayes Pidoux is responsible of wealth management and participates actively to the client’s portfolio management.

Céline Devayes Pidoux has a master degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and completed a diploma of Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM). She did several internships in Geneva’s well-known private banks before joining Amadeus Capital SA in 2007.

Family Office
Claudia de Carvalho
Director
Claudia de Carvalho
Director

Claudia de Carvalho is responsible for compliance, KYC and anti-money laundering. Claudia speaks more than 5 languages and is also in charge of Family Office services. She has excelled in client facing roles and ensuring high customer satisfaction. She joined Amadeus Capital in 2000.

After obtaining a diploma in wealth management at IFGP in Geneva and a diploma as fund advisor IAF she specialized in her compliance function. In 2015, she obtained a Certificate of Advance Studies (CAS) in Compliance Management from Geneva University.

Julien Favre-Dérez
Assistant Manager
Julien Favre-Dérez
Assistant Manager

Julien Favre-Dérez has an important role in the Family Office Services with the management of clients' private needs and helps Claudia with client relations. Besides his family office role he participates in the smooth and effective operation of the back office with general banking administration duties including payments.

Julien has a diploma in hotel management and after having worked in luxury hotels in Geneva he began his financial career with Merrill Lynch in Geneva. After 4 years as receptionist and event & travel organizer he decided to join Amadeus Capital in 2009.

Back Office / Operations / Reporting
Sandro Wyss
Director
Sandro Wyss
Director

Sandro Wyss is the company's COO and CFO.

He launched his financial career as sales/trader for Swiss Bank Corporation in Zurich, New York and Geneva and then moved on as head of the securities and FX trading desk at Bankers Trust in Geneva. After Deutsche Bank in Geneva as head of the Active Advisory Team and his activity as Managing Director of a small financial firm in Nyon he joined Amadeus Capital SA in 2001.

Carlos Gómez
Assistant Manager
Carlos Gómez
Assistant Manager

Carlos Gomez is multi-lingual and has gained valuable experience specializing in back office operation: controlling, reconciliation, research, brokers contact and general banking administration. He became a specialist of our asset management tool Allocare.

Carlos plays an important role heading the back office. Carlos joined Amadeus in 2005 after graduating from the Ecole de Commerce of Geneva.

Julien Favre-Dérez
Assistant Manager
Julien Favre-Dérez
Assistant Manager

Julien Favre-Dérez has an important role in the Family Office Services with the management of clients' private needs and helps Claudia with client relations. Besides his family office role he participates in the smooth and effective operation of the back office with general banking administration duties including payments.

Julien has a diploma in hotel management and after having worked in luxury hotels in Geneva he began his financial career with Merrill Lynch in Geneva. After 4 years as receptionist and event & travel organizer he decided to join Amadeus Capital in 2009.

Investment Committee
David Horisberger
Portfolio Manager
David Horisberger
Portfolio Manager

David Horisberger decided to join Amadeus Capital in 2008. David has a position of portfolio manager, implementing his own trading strategy into a managed account as well as the management of client’s portfolio and the Investment Advisory platform.

He started his career at UBS through their training program. After having worked for UBS at different places such as Zurich and London, he was based in Geneva trading Fixed Income products, mainly corporates and Sovereigns Bonds. He left UBS to experiment a new position at RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), where he managed Bond Portfolios. In 2001, he moved to Soditic SA, where he co-managed a SWISS EQUITY Fund before setting up his own company, KH Invest SA, in 2003, managing a derivative funds (cross assets). He then moved to DynaCapital where he helped in a L/S European Equity funds. In 2006, he came back to UBS as Equity and Cross-asset sales manager, specialized in structured products.

Christian Serena
Portfolio Manager
Christian Serena
Portfolio Manager

Christian Serena joined Amadeus at the end of 2015.

He started his career at UBS AG and joined Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie in the late 1990. Christian has been in charge of the proprietary equity books of the bank. In 2006 he teams up with Philippe Desbiolles as independent asset managers at DynaCapital SA in Geneva. At the same time, they launched a Swiss FINMA-registered long/short equity fund managed through an advisory mandate by DynaCapital SA. In 2012, the team moved from DynaCapital to Bank Bonhôte to continue to manage the BAM Equity Trading Fund before joining Amadeus.

Philippe Desbiolles
Portfolio Manager
Philippe Desbiolles
Portfolio Manager

Philippe Desbiolles joined Amadeus in 2015.

He started his career at UBS AG and joined Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie in 1995. After having worked abroad for the company he was the Head of the global trading department. In 2006 they team up with Christian Serena as independent asset managers at DynaCapital SA in Geneva. At the same time, they launched a Swiss FINMA-registered long/short equity fund managed through an advisory mandate by DynaCapital SA. In 2012, the team moved from DynaCapital to Bank Bonhôte to continue to manage the BAM Equity Trading Fund before joining Amadeus.

Céline Devayes Pidoux
Wealth Management
Céline Devayes Pidoux
Wealth Management

Céline Devayes Pidoux is responsible of wealth management and participates actively to the client’s portfolio management.

Céline Devayes Pidoux has a master degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and completed a diploma of Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM). She did several internships in Geneva’s well-known private banks before joining Amadeus Capital SA in 2007.

Juan Cantero
Member of Investment Committee
Juan Cantero
Member of Investment Committee

Juan Cantero has a long experience in the foreign exchange trading and a large and hands-on knowledge in the major currencies history. He began his career in 1976 with the Credit Lyonnais and joined the Trade Development Bank as a chief FX dealer in 1979. He then worked for the Republic National Bank as a chief FX responsible for hedging the bank’s FX exposures, managing a team of 12 people and reporting directly to the late Edmond Safra from 1994 to 2000.

In 2000, he founded the company Xerof Financial Services SA which provides advisory and discretionary portfolio management services to third party clients.

Carlos Gómez
Assistant Manager
Carlos Gómez
Assistant Manager

Carlos Gomez is multi-lingual and has gained valuable experience specializing in back office operation: controlling, reconciliation, research, brokers contact and general banking administration. He became a specialist of our asset management tool Allocare.

Carlos plays an important role heading the back office. He joined Amadeus in 2005 after graduating from the Ecole de Commerce of Geneva.