Management

The Board of Directors

Hans van den Berg, President
Nationality: Dutch, on the board since April 27, 2012, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2019.

Experience:

  • Managing Partner Benchmark Partners Ltd. & cayla consulting (Switzerland) Ltd;
  • MSc. Elec. Eng. TU Delft / Netherlands;
  • Active in the field of Private Equity for 19 years;
  • Before that 20 years in management functions with ABB (Europe, Asia);
  • Portfoliomanagement, deal structuring, board member for several companies;
  • Fundraising, corporate finance und M&A mandates;
  • Former Board member of SECA (Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association) and EVCA (European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association);
  • Experience in Special Situations: Focus Energy, Cleantech;
  • Managing the sale of a US group of companies.


Bernd Pfister, Vicepresident
Nationality: Swiss, on the board since April 27, 2012, elected until the ordinary General Assembly 2019.

Experience:

  • CEO of Paros Capital Ltd.;
  • Dr. oec. HSG (Dissertation: Venture Management);
  • Co-founder, CEO and President of the Board (1997-2012) of Invision Private Equity Ltd;
  • Over 60 Private Equity Deals and board member for numerous companies;
  • President of SECA;
  • Experience in Special Situations: Take over of BB HiTech in 2002 from the "Bank am Bellevue" and succesful sale of the company at a later stage.