Dr. Roberto Grassi is chairman of the board of directors and also a member of the nomination and compensation committee since September 2017.
Dr. Roberto Grassi has been the CEO of Fidinam Group since 2001 and has extensive leadership experience in the consulting industry, especially in the tax, business and real estate areas. In his activities he served on different boards of public and private companies in the banking, utility and industrial sectors. Between 1996 and 2001 he was member of the executive board of Fidinam in Lugano.
Between 2014 and June 2017 Dr. Grassi served as board member and deputy chairman of Banca Stato Cantone Ticino. He is deputy chairman of the Lugano Commodity Trading Association as well as board member of the Ticino chamber of commerce.
Dr. Roberto Grassi holds a Ph.D. in Finance & Economics from the University of Neuchâtel and an MBA in Economics from the University of St. Gallen.
Dr. Roberto Grassi meets the independence criteria set out in FINMA Circular 2017/1 Margin Notes 17-22.