Eftychia Fischer-Iatrou, BOARD MEMBER

Eftychia (La) Fischer is currently non-executive director of Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) and of Vaudoise Assurance, as well as of Sherpa Asset Management.  In her previous role, she was CEO of the Investment Management and Treasury Divisions at UBP. 

She has gained experience in finance over 30 years with firms such as Societe Generale, J.P. Morgan, Lazard Frères and Bank Julius Baer, in Zurich, London and Paris.  Holding various roles, including Group Treasurer, Group Chief Risk Officer and Head of Investment Management, she has acquired experience in finance, asset and wealth management, risk management and control, cross-cultural, cross-border management, as well as regulatory affairs.

During her career, she has been a member of Executive Boards for over a decade at Julius Baer, EFG International and UBP, and has served as independent director of Certasig, a European insurer, and ELLA, a specialized mortgage lender, as well as on the board of the Swiss CFA Society, a not-for-profit society of finance professionals. 

Born in Athens, she holds both Greek and Swiss citizenship and started in finance in 1986, after receiving her BSc in Physics from Imperial College, London.  She also holds the CFA designation, the FRM designation, and an EMBA from Wharton.