Luca is an economist (Bachelor in Economics, 1984, Geneva University), specialised in quantitative methods (Master in Econometrics, 1987, Geneva University. Since 1995, he is a certified European Financial Analyst.
His working experience: Before joining the Banking industry, Luca worked for three years as University teaching assistant and five years in the pharma industry. In 1992 he joined Lombard Odier in Geneva as an analyst for M&A questions. In 1994 he moved to the asset management department where he quickly became a specialist on Emerging Markets Equities. In 1995 aside of his asset manager role he started to lead an investment team. From there, he always kept this double role of asset manager and asset management team leader in different companies (Vontobel Asset Management in Zurich, Sella Group in Milano and Lugano, PKB in Lugano). Luca has managed several equity, strategic and hedge funds in his career. In addition he has been often very active in the creation of investment funds and has been member of several Boards for asset management companies and funds.