Maurice Turrettini


Member of the bar in Geneva, Maurice Turrettini holds a LLM in Banking Law from Boston University and a law degree from the University of Geneva. A Partner of the law firm Poncet Turrettini, Avocats in Geneva, he is also a member of the board in several companies in the financial sector. Finally, he is Chairman of the Geneva International Motor Show.

Alfredo PIacentini, CEO DECALIA Asset Management

Alfredo Piacentini


Alfredo Piacentini worked for 9 years at Lombard Odier in Geneva and London, as a financial analyst then as a fund manager, before co-founding Banque SYZ in 1995. As a partner and General Manager of the Group, he was in charge of private banking, centralized management and investment funds business. He was Chairman of Banca Albertini Syz in Milan until 2016 and remains board member.
He holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

Paolo Luban


An economics and arts graduate, Paolo Luban began his career in finance in 1984 with Bordier & Cie, where he was involved in the European equity markets before taking responsibility in 1989 for the financial and strategic research department. In 1995, he founded Banque SYZ with Eric Syz and Alfredo Piacentini. As a partner and General Manager, he contributed with his macro-economic skills, his ability to develop quantitative models and his knowledge of the asset allocation. In March 2014, he left Banque SYZ to focus on personal projects.

Rodolfo De Benedetti


Rodolfo De Benedetti has worked for Lombard Odier and Shearson Lehman Brothers in the United States. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors and majority co-shareholder of the Italian group CIR, of which he was the CEO for 18 years.
He holds a Master’s degree in Political Economy and a master’s degree in Law from the University of Geneva.

Jean-Michel Darrois

Jean-Michel Darrois


Jean-Michel Darrois founded the prominent French law firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier in 1987. Jean-Michel advises businesses, boards of directors and senior management, as well as high net worth individuals, in major transactions and disputes. He was a member of the Conseil de l’Ordre. He chaired and remains a member of the Company Law Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE). At the request of the French president, he presided over the Darrois Commission on the Reform of Professions in 2008, and was a member of the Attali Commission on Growth. He is a Commander of the Légion d’Honneur.