Frank Bock - CEO
Frank has over 30 years of experience in managing and advising investment funds, institutional investors, trusts and pension funds. In previous assignments Frank held leading positions as senior fund manager, deputy head of stock exchange department, as equity trader and managing director with international banks (Deutsche Bank, Westfalenbank, Landsbanki Kepler) and asset management and management consulting companies in Frankfurt, London, Duesseldorf, Chicago, St. Gallen and Vaduz. Frank has superior experience in equities, convertibles, bonds and derivatives. Frank co-developed a Cash flow Yield - DCF based equity valuation model. He is specialized in Equity & Fund Research and DCF Valuations.
Carlo Rampone - Managing Director
Carlo Rampone has since almost 40 years experience in Portfolio- and Investment management for high net-worth Private Clients. He works for over 10 years as a Portfolio manager and Investment advisor for LGT Bank AG in Liechtenstein before founding his own Investment and Management Company.
Carlo has extremely long experience in the world of bonds. Equities and options. Also in the sector of direct real estate investments and real estate investments at the stock market.
Marco Bianchi - Board Member
During over 30 year career, Marco Bianchi had several leading positions. He was member of the management of Sal. Oppenheim in Zurich, responsible for over 2bn in assets. Prior to that, he was member of the management of BSI, Zurich, responsible for assets of over CHF 3 bn. In his most recent position, prior to Iron Trust, he was instrumental in growing an independent asset manager and multifamily office to over CHF 1 bn in assets under management. He holds among others a degree from the Swiss Banking School, the New York Institute of Finance and the Securities Training Corp., New York.
Ioannis Vorrias - Board Member
John Vorrias is currently the head portfolio manager of Iron Trust Asset Management Ltd.. John Vorrias started his career in finance in 2005 with Eurobank EFG and has in the meantime worked as a quantitative analyst at UBS Investment Bank and as trader within the Equity Principal Investment team at JP Morgan Chase Bank in London and Zurich managing directional risk of over $ 2 bn. He is a specialist in vol arbitrage and managed futures trading. He holds a BSc Hons in Mathematics and an MSc in Mathematical Finance from Cass Business School, City University in London as well as a MSc in Industrial Engineering & Management from ETH Zurich with distinction.
Régis Huf - Board Member
Régis was born and raised in Brazil. He started his professional career as an Electronic Engineer in Germany, in 1985. Three years later, Régis moved to Switzerland to take a position as Engineer at Zellweger Uster AG. In 1991, Régis joined Reuters Switzerland SA in Zurich. For his first four years at Reuters, he worked with clients including major Swiss Financial Institutions (UBS, Credit Suisse, Zurich Insurance, etc.). From 1997 onwards, Régis became a member of the Global Accounts and Marketing Department, being responsible for Web-based products of Reuters in Switzerland. In 1998, Régis joined the headquarters of Bank Julius Baer & Co, in Zurich. In his initial years (until 2003), he helped define the private bank’s long term business strategy as a member of a selected staff under the Chief of Staff in the Private Banking unit. From 2003 to 2006, Régis helped to set up and run a Private Banking team managing his own clients and six other Relationship Managers at Julius Baer. In 2006, he joined HSBC Private Bank’s Latin America Desk in Zurich. Initially working as a Senior Relationship Manager, Régis later became the Desk Head. In 2013, Régis started Alpës Capital, based in Zurich, Switzerland, acting as the company’s CEO.
Régis holds a Masters degree in International Economics and International Relations from the P. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University (Bologna, Italy/Washington D.C., USA). He also holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Gaby Lampert - Accountant
Manuela Gruenenfelder - Compliance