Arnaud Apffel has close to 30 years of experience in the financial industry, across London, Paris and Geneva. He has worked both in Investment Banking and in Asset Management. He has been a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, heading Strategic Derivatives for Europe, then the Chief Investment Officer of various Swiss pension funds, the Head of Investments for Lombard Odier globally and the Head of Investments for Deutsche Bank Wealth Management in EMEA.
In 2013, Mr. Apffel founded Perennium, an investment advisory firm dedicated to the nonprofit world (foundations, NGOs…), active in Switzerland but also in Europe, Africa, the Middle-East and Latin America.
Mr. Apffel holds a Master in Management from HEC Paris and a Master of Science from ENSEIRB. He is an adjunct professor at HEC Paris (and formerly at EPFL in Lausanne), in charge of courses on investing, portfolio management and sustainability, topics on which he also regularly gives conferences. He sits on the Board of the Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation and is a special advisor to the WHO.