Neil Carnegie, CEO, Member of the Board of Directors and Founding Partner of Carnegie Fund Services SA
Neil has a wide international experience in the banking industry, securities and derivatives markets. He worked for Merrill Lynch in Zurich and Geneva before joining Bear Stearns, then Banque Gutzwiller, Kurz, Bungener SA in Geneva, progressed through brokerage, trading and investment banking. Thereafter, he was responsible for the Treasury and Financial Market department of Banque Cantonale de Genève. He entered the fund industry in 1992 as a member of the investment committee of Swisscanto Funds. In 2001, he formed Carnegie & Cie S.A., a consulting firm that was mandated to establish the London-based Swisscanto Funds Centre, a third-party funds platform for the Swiss Cantonal banks. Neil is a graduate of the Swiss Finance Institute of the University of Zurich. He is fluent in English, French and German.
Carole Raval, Chief Administrative and Operating Officer (COO)
Carole has more than 15 years of professional experience in finance, particularly in the banking and investment funds industry. After a first experience in external audit, she worked as head of finance and administration for a hedge fund manager. From there, she moved on to join Barclays Bank and later Lombard Odier & Cie where she managed operational, strategic and regulatory projects. Carole graduated in 2005 with an MBA from HEC Geneva. She is fluent in French and English.
Claudia Mozaffari, Head of Translation Services
Claudia joined the company in September 2009. Her service provides the customers of Carnegie Fund Services SA with high-quality professional translations. Claudia holds a Master in Translation and Terminology Studies from the University of Geneva. She translates from English and French into German. She started her professional career in 1989 at the International Finance & Commodities Institute (IFCI) in Geneva where she was in charge of the German translation of computer-based training programs for the European derivatives exchanges. In 1991 she founded the Geneva-based company, Axone Services & Développement SA, and set up its translation department specializing in financial translations. After leaving Axone for family reasons, in 2003, she worked as a free-lance translator and later joined Banque Cantonale Vaudoise in Lausanne as an in-house financial translator.
Alexandre Pini, Head of Business Development
Alexandre joined the company in January 2018, bringing with him 20 years of professional experience in the asset management and fund business, where he worked as an analyst, fund manager, board member and entrepreneur. He created and managed several funds, some of which have received international awards. Alexandre previously spent 15 years at the Edmond de Rothschild Group (EDR) where he was leading the fund management and research department. He managed the external fund selection team and the EDR Group fund of funds. He established the risk control and fund advisory functions and, post 2008, conducted M&A transactions in alternative funds. In 2014 he co-founded Iteram Group, an asset manager and wealth manager based in Switzerland and Luxembourg. Alexandre holds a Degree in Economics from HEC Lausanne and a Master Degree in International Economics and Management from the SDA Bocconi of Milan.
Adrian Hirt, Head of Legal and Compliance
After graduating from the University of Geneva with a Master’s Degree in Law, Adrian started working in the banking field and later changed to a life insurance company. Throughout his 15 years of experience, he occupied various positions as a Legal Counsel and Head of Compliance enabling him to gather a deep knowledge of financial and supervisory law, including collective investment schemes. Adrian is a polyglot speaking French, German, English and Spanish fluently. He joined Carnegie Fund Services Ltd. in March 2019 as a Legal Counsel in the Legal and Fund Compliance department.
Carnegie Fund Services Ltd.
is authorised and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, FINMA.