Team

Robert Ruttmann

Founder and CEO

Robert Ruttmann is the founder and CEO of the research consortium Redesigning Financial Services and serves as the Head of Customer Insight on Financial Services at Institute for Customer Insight, University of St. Gallen. Previously, Robert spent over 10 years in the financial services industry, working in Global Research at Credit Suisse, and 4 years in the Investment Office at Julius Baer, running a team of cross-asset strategists.

Robert has two master’s degrees from the University of St.Gallen, one in Banking and Finance, and one in International Affairs and Governance. He received his bachelor’s degree in 2002 in Economics from Bates College, US.

Strategic Steering Committee

Christine Schmid

Credit Suisse

Carl Verbrugge

Lombard Odier Group

Felix Wenger 

Raiffeisen

Thomas Merz

Vanguard

Yamin Groninger

EY

Christian Mesenholl 

Morningstar

Patrick Hunger

Saxo Bank

Alfonso Gomez

BBVA

Martin Jufer

GAM

Kristine Braden 

Citi

Olaf Toepfer

EY

Prof. Dr. Ernst Mohr

Universität St. Gallen

Javier Rubio

BBVA

Alexander Braun

HSG

Prof. Dr. Simon Evenett 

HSG

Prof. Dr. Karl Frauendorfer

University of St.Gallen

Martin Kull

Orange

Eunice Zehnder-Lai

Geberit

Jonathan Brander

Schroders

René Beeler

Zürcher Kantonalbank

Tobias Unger

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