Patrick Girod – In 2001, following a Masters of Science in Banking and Finance at HEC, University of Lausanne, Patrick Girod joined Gedefi, a boutique wealth management company located in Geneva, specialising in Corporate Finance. Gedefi was also the investment manager of a small & mid cap Swiss fund called Asselsa, quoted at the time on the Swiss Stock Exchange. At the end of 2001, he joined a group of companies active in fiduciary services, legal, accounting, and funds administration.
From 2004 onwards, this same group piloted the creation of GS Banque SA (ex-Banque Benedict Hentsch & Cie SA) which the group finally merged with. Patrick officially joined the bank at its launch in November 2004 where he acted as a Portfolio and Relationship Manager, as well as a member of the Investment and Executive Committees.
In mid-2014 Patrick joined Herculis Partners, where he is currently Head of Wealth Management and in charge of the Geneva office.