Studies at St Gallen School of Economics, Switzerland; MBA, INSEAD. Independent investor. President: Fondation MAVA, Gland, Switzerland; Fondation Tour du Valat, Arles, France. Vice-Chairman: Roche Holding, Basel, Switzerland. Member of the Board: Amazentis, Lausanne, Switzerland; Genentech, South San Francisco, US; Inovalon, Bowie, US; SYSTEMIQ Ltd., London, UK; non-profit foundations. Interests: sustainable development, nature, opera, philanthropy.