Philippe is a recognized advisor on finance and investment matters. Before co-founding Quest Partners in 2000, Philippe spent two years heading the investment banking division of a medium-sized Geneva-based asset management firm, where he undertook private equity placements and acted as the M&A advisor for HNWI, families and institutional investors. While based in London from 1993 to 1998, Philippe structured and arranged equity investments in real estate, aircraft leasing and industrial transactions in the United States and Europe on behalf of individual and institutional investors.
Philippe is Chair of B Collective SA; Quest Participations, Quest Partners’ diversified holding company; Swiss Luxury Beliefs, a Swiss private equity firm that owns and operates ethical Swiss luxury brands; and Haeres Capital, a private holding company with interests in real estate and private equity. He is also a board member of Bonaldi. In these roles, he oversees more than €40 million of net assets.
Philippe speaks frequently at conferences on finance and private equity topics, and is regularly sought by the Swiss media to comment on such topics.
Philippe obtained his LLB (Hons) from King’s College London and his MSc (Merits) in finance from Cass Business School.