Managing Partner, CEO, Chairman of the BoardQuentin Courivaud
Analyst, Middle Office & ReportingArmand du Pontavice
Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Portfolio ManagerAndrea Manghi
Board MemberJulien Huguenin
Compliance Officer / Assistant to Portfolio ManagerBéatrice Tiliouine
Chief Operating Officer (COO)Manfredo Radicati di Primeglio
Portfolio ManagerFranco Seguso
Member of the Executive CommitteeRolf Bertschi
Independent AdvisorEsther Dos Santos
Accounting and Finance Officer
Cristofer GelliManaging Partner, CEO, Chairman of the Board
Founding Partner of GADD Wealth Management, and the company’s strategist. Under the GADD name, he has developed Argos Funds since 2002; they have been managed since 2005 by QUAERO Capital, which he also founded and chaired until June 2021.
Cristofer graduated in economics from the University of Lausanne (HEC). He began his career in 1980 in the portfolio management department of Banque Scandinave en Suisse in Geneva, where he gained a vast experience of all areas of private banking, and was appointed to the bank’s Investment Strategy Committee in 1986. Cristofer has served, or currently serves, on the Board of a number of professional associations and investment and pension funds.
Quentin CourivaudAnalyst, Middle Office & Reporting
Quentin holds a Master’s degree in Corporate and Markets Finance from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises of Grenoble (France). He joined GADD Wealth Management asset management team at the end of 2014, to work on the analysis, administration and reporting of the company’s recommended funds investable universe, and to develop an interactive database.
Armand du PontaviceChief Investment Officer (CIO), Portfolio Manager
Joined GADD Wealth Management in 2013 as Chief Investment Officer (CIO), in charge of investment strategy and asset management.
Armand holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Paris, and is also qualified with the SFAF (French Association of Financial Analysts). Since 1984 he has pursued a career in private banking and asset management at Lazard Frères, Demachy Worms and Vernes in Paris, Banco Safra in Luxembourg, and then, for 12 years, as CIO of Jawer SA, an independent legal and financial advisory company in Geneva.
Andrea ManghiBoard Member
Joined GADD Wealth Management in 2012, and became Managing Partner in 2013, in charge of business development strategies and the company’s positioning.
Andrea graduated in business administration from ECADE in Lausanne in 1978. He gained extensive experience with Merrill Lynch and Amtrade, where he held business development responsibilities, and as a strategic adviser to European corporate and private clients at Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (Suisse) where he was a member of the Executice Committee. He also has strong expertise as an independent asset manager, having co-founded two private wealth management companies since 1994.
Julien HugueninCompliance Officer / Assistant to Portfolio Manager
Julien studied International Relations, Economics and Management at the University of Geneva.
He gained experience during various internships, notably one at Ernst & Young.
He joined Gadd Wealth Management in 2012 as Management Assistant. Since January 2021, he has taken on the function of Compliance Officer.
Béatrice TiliouineChief Operating Officer (COO)
She assists GADD since November 2020. She started her professional career in Paris at a soft commodity broker . In 1981, Béatrice joined UBS Geneva’s International Relations Department and became Senior Banking Executive. Between 1993 – 1999, she worked for Du Pont Pharma SA and Eli Lilly (Suisse) SA Geneva in the Compliance / Pharmacovigilance security department .
In 2000, she became Relationship Manager and Compliance Responsable at DynaCapital SA Geneva.
In 2020, she joined CGH Management SA as COO.
Manfredo Radicati di PrimeglioPortfolio Manager
Manfredo joined GADD Wealth Management in 2013, and is in charge of private management and development of a group of private clients.
He graduated in Economics at Bocconi University in Milan. He began his career as a financial analyst and institutional manager at Schroders in London in 1992, in charge of European equities research from 1996, then moved to the group’s private banking sector in 1999. He moved to Switzerland to work for Julius Baer in 2001, and has been an independent asset manager since 2003.
Franco SegusoMember of the Executive Committee
Franco is Swiss national with over 30 years of combined experience in various financial institutions in Geneva and Milan, and at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. He graduated in Political Sciences and Economics at the University of Geneva in 1982. After a 5-year period with Credit Agricole Indosuez in Switzerland and Hong Kong as head of Private Banking, in 2002 Franco ventured to set up a fully independent multi-family office in Bangkok in order to provide families and individuals with a platform that combines macro-economic knowledge with a broad range of financial services and asset management expertise. Franco has been collaborating with GADD Wealth Management and QUAERO Capital since 2014. In 2018 this cooperation has evolved into an integration of forces and a complete alignment of objectives, and he has become a Member of the GADD Wealth Management Executive Committee.
Rolf BertschiIndependent Advisor
With the benefit of over 35 years of experience in the field of technical analysis and behavioural finance, Rolf Bertschi assists GADD Wealth Management in its decision-making on investment policies and investment strategy.
Rolf Bertschi joined the research department of Schweizerische Kreditanstalt in Zurich in 1980, initially as a fixed income analyst. In 1982 he moved to equity research where he covered various US stock market sectors. In the year of the crash in 1987 he became a student of the Elliott Wave Principle. He built up the technical research department within Credit Suisse investment research and was one of the first promoters of chart analysis in Switzerland. He undertook extensive studies in individual and crowd investor behavior and became a student of the Trend and Momentum approach. In 1997, he became Director of Global Technical Research and Strategy in Credit Suisse Private Banking. In 2006 he was promoted to Managing Director and was appointed Member of the Credit Suisse Investment Committee. Through his outstanding financial market prognoses he became recognized as a leading global financial market timing expert and financial market opinion leader.
Since his retirement from Credit Suisse in December 2016 he has been an independent Financial Market Advisor. He is providing technical investment advice to private and institutional clients and continues to publish his state-of-the-art publication, the Global Chart Outlook.
Esther Dos SantosAccounting and Finance Officer
Esther worked for GADD Wealth Management from 2007 to 2013; back at the end of 2018, she is in charge of accounting and finance. Esther is a graduate of HEG, Geneva (HES) and has completed her apprenticeship at Lombard Odier & Cie. In addition to her mandate for GADD Wealth Management, Esther is managing partner at Domaine Château du Crest in Jussy.