Senior Management

Chief Executive Officer Christoph Syz

Christoph Syz is a founder and the CEO of Patrimonium. He has over 25 years experience in the real estate and private equity industry. Prior to Patrimonium's formation, he founded several companies in the consumer goods and technology industry and was active as investor in several public and private companies and real estate projects.
He studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen.

Christoph Syz
Chief Executive Officer

Managing Director Private Debt Dr. Daniel C. Heine

Daniel Heine is a founder of Patrimonium and Managing Director of the company's Private Debt business. Previously, Daniel Heine worked as a Financial Consultant for Merrill Lynch International and before that, as a management consultant at AT Kearney. Besides his business responsibilities, he is an adjunct lecturer at the University of St. Gallen Executive School.
He studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen and received a Master of Arts from the University of Oxford. He also holds a Ph.D. of the University of St. Gallen.

Dr. Daniel C. Heine
Managing Director Private Debt

Board Member Stéphane Bonvin

Stéphane Bonvin is a founder and administrator of Patrimonium. He participates in the strategic development of Patrimonium without having an operational function within the company. His experience as entrepreneur in real estate allowed him to build up a substantial residential property portfolio mainly in the Lake Geneva region as well as various real estate servicing companies.

Stéphane Bonvin
Board Member

Director Business Development Jürg Hürzeler

Jürg Hürzeler carries the responsibility for Business Development. He has 25 years of professional experience in the real estate and fund industries, most recently as head of the private label fund team “institutional and real estate” of Swiss & Global Asset Management (formerly Julius Baer). Before he worked in the Credit Suisse Real Estate Asset Management Division, led different areas and designed new products. Prior to that, he was managing director of three Australian companies. He is a graduate architect, holds an EMBA and completed the International Executive Management Program at INSEAD.

Jürg Hürzeler
Director Business Development

Director Client Services Christophe Morize

Christophe Morize is Director and responsible at Patrimonium for Client Services. He has many years’ experience in finance, most recently as Member of the Executive Committee of Wegelin Asset Management. Before he worked in the private equity business, successfully turning around a company and then leading a private equity firm.

Prior to that he was engagement manager at McKinsey & Company. Christophe holds a M.Sc. In Civil Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and a MBA from INSEAD.

Christophe Morize
Director Client Services

Director Finance & Operations Evelyne Ogger

Evelyne Ogger is responsible for the department Finance & Operations for all Patrimonium Companies. Before joining Patrimonium in 2008, she worked at Alter Domus, a leading provider of outsourced administration services in Luxembourg.
She holds a Master in International Finance of the University of Metz in France and a Master in International Business Administration of the University Viadrina in Germany.

Evelyne Ogger
Director Finance & Operations

Compliance Officer Thomas Stanat

Thomas Stanat is Compliance Officer of Patrimonium. Before joining Patrimonium, he worked for more than six years as Private Equity mandate manager with an alternative fund of fund manager in Geneva, as well as in the audit in the banking & financial industry with PwC in Geneva and Luxembourg. He started his professional career at VR Bank in Germany as credit risk analyst for commercial credits. In addition to a Master of Business (MBA) degree, he has several diplomas in Compliance and Funds/Asset Management.

Thomas Stanat
Compliance Officer

Director Patrimonium Anlagestiftung - Director Investor Relations Ruedi Stutz

Ruedi Stutz is Director of Patrimonium Investment Foundation and Director Investor Relations for the german-speaking part in Switzerland. He has joined Patrimonium in 2010 and has many years of experience in Institutional Asset Management most recently at Julius Baer Asset Management. He is a Certified Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager, Certified Pension Fund Manager and has a Higher Education Diploma in Business Administration.

Ruedi Stutz
Director Patrimonium Anlagestiftung - Director Investor Relations

Risk Manager - Director Stefan Weibel

Stefan Weibel has been with Patrimonium since the beginning and he was significantly involved in the operational buildup of the company. With his profound knowledge of Patrimonium’s structure and products, Stefan is today as member of the senior management responsible for the risk management of the company. Prior to his engagement with Patrimonium, he has been working as managing director for several middle market companies, responsible for their development or turnaround.

Stefan Weibel
Risk Manager - Director

Real Estate

Director Acquisitions Real Estate Hanspeter Berchtold

Since 2010 Hanspeter Berchtold is as Director Acquisitions Real Estate responsible for the purchase of properties and development projects. He also participates in the development of new products for the Patrimonium group. Before joining Patrimonium he worked for five years, in his last position as a Fund Manager, at Capital Efficiency Group, an alternative asset management company with headquarters in Zug.
He studied Economics and Finance at the University of Lausanne and is a CFA Charterholder.

Hanspeter Berchtold
Director Acquisitions Real Estate

Co-Portfolio-Manager Karl Budinsky

Karl Budinsky is Co-Portfolio Manager of the Swiss healthcare Real Estate investment group and deputy Portfolio Manager of the Swiss residential Real Estate investment group of Patrimonium Investment Foundation. Before and right after his studies, he worked as financial analyst in the real estate acquisition and sales department of Patrimonium. He holds a Master’s degree in International Management and Economics of the University of Economics in Prague and the NOVA School of Business & Economics in Lisbon.

Karl Budinsky

Project Manager Luigi Carullo

Luigi Carullo, architect, manages new healthcare real estate projects and renovations in Ticino and French-speaking parts of western Switzerland. His level of proficiency in architecture, construction, logistics and infrastructures was achieved in more than 20 years of field experience. Prior being part of the Patrimonium’s team, he worked as project leader for new malls design and construction and specific projects for energetic sustainability. He also specialized in quality, environment and security systems management (ISO for constructions).

Luigi Carullo
Project Manager

Portfolio Manager Armin Gote

Armin Gote is Portfolio Manager of the Swiss residential Real Estate investment group of Patrimonium Anlagestiftung. Before joining Patrimonium, he worked for Credit-Suisse in the field of finance and real estate and as a credit risk officer for Swiss SMEs. He completed his law studies (MLaw) at the University of Lausanne and is Property Manager with federal certificate.

Armin Gote
Portfolio Manager

Fund Manager - Director Agnès Haulbert

Since 2007 Agnès Haulbert works for Patrimonium and is, as a Fund Manager, in charge of the Patrimonium Swiss Real Estate Fund. Before joining Patrimonium, she worked for some of the leading real estate agencies in the management of real estate portfolios in Switzerland. She studied economics at the University of Lausanne and holds a Master of the Institute of Real Estate Studies in Geneva.

Agnès Haulbert
Fund Manager - Director

Chef de projets Immobilier Suisse - Director Olivier Meyer

Olivier Meyer joined Patrimonium as project manager Swiss Real Estate. He brings 25 years’ experience as project manager in the field of construction and renovation within the leading prime contractors Losinger-Marazzi and Steiner. In addition he specialised in economy of construction and in the research and development. He possesses a diploma of project management IFCAM and project management FVE.

Olivier Meyer
Chef de projets Immobilier Suisse - Director

Portfolio Manager Vivian Moreau

Vivian Moreau is Portfolio Manager of the Swiss Healthcare Properties AG, a company active in the field of healthcare related real estate investments and managed by Patrimonium Healthcare Properties Advisors AG. Before joining Patrimonium, he worked in asset management for an important pension fund of western Switzerland. He has a Master of Science in Management of the university of Lausanne, the faculty of Business and Economics (HEC).

Vivian Moreau
Portfolio Manager

Project manager Christian Zeis

Christian Zeis is project manager Real Estate at Patrimonium. He is in principal responsible for all healthcare real estate projects in western and German-speaking Switzerland. He graduated in architecture in Strasbourg and brings 20 years’ experience in the field of construction and renovation for well-known international companies (Harley-Davidson Europe, McDonald‘s Suisse).

Christian Zeis
Project manager

Private Debt

Investment Manager Knud Dippel

Knud Dippel is Investment Manager of the Patrimonium Middle Market Debt Fund. He is in charge of all aspects of the fund’s investment process (in particular transaction preparation and execution) and works closely with our external sourcing partners and service providers. Knud Dippel joined Patrimonium in 2009 as Portfolio Controller, where he was responsible for monitoring investments in the PULS portfolio. Prior to joining Patrimonium, he gained business knowledge through positions held at Allianz Germany and ThyssenKrupp China. Knud Dippel received a Diploma in Business Administration (MBA equivalent) from University of Bayreuth including studies in Germany and China.

Knud Dippel
Investment Manager

Investment Manager Andreas Schulze

Andreas Schulze joined Patrimonium in 2009 and works within the middle market financing team. He started his career in asset management with a global graduate program at Allianz Global Investors in Frankfurt, London, Sydney, and Hong Kong and worked several years within Allianz Equity Research and Portfolio Management department in Frankfurt.
He has a Diploma in International Business Studies and holds a Master in Economics.

Andreas Schulze
Investment Manager


Director Infrastructure Alain Stocker

Alain Stocker is Director, head of Infrastructure and portfolio manager of Patrimonium Infrastructure RailCar Opportunity. He is a Senior Finance Executive with broad and in-depth experience of more than 20 years in all aspects of Finance inclusive M&A, LBO and structured financing.

Before joining Patrimonium, Alain has been working as CFO for over 14 years in the executive management of Ermewa, a large European lessor involved in Railcars, Tank Containers and Freight Locomotives where he has acquired a broad experience in the areas of transport and infrastructure.

Alain is a graduate from HEG/HWV and holds an MBA from HEC. 

Alain Stocker
Director Infrastructure

Private Equity

Managing Director Private Equity Werner Schnorf

Werner Schnorf is Managing Director of the company’s Private Equity business. Has over 15 years of professional experience in Private Equity and was co-founder of Zurmont Madison Private Equity and of Madison Holding AG. Previously, he held various CEO positions among others at Big Star Jeans and Tissot Watch SA and was a member of the executive management at Bally International AG. Before, he served in executive positions at SMH (today Swatch Group). Today, he is also member of different boards of directors.

Werner Schnorf studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen.

Werner Schnorf
Managing Director Private Equity

Investment Manager - Director Kurt Hitz

Kurt Hitz is Investment Manager at Patrimonium Private Equity. He was a partner at Zurmont Madison Private Equity and has more than 12 years of experience in the private equity industry. He has led numerous M&A transactions on the buy as well as on the sell side. In addition, he is supporting and managing the existing portfolio companies. Previously he worked as a CFO for various companies in Switzerland and abroad. He holds an executive Master degree in corporate finance and is a Swiss certified expert for accounting and controlling.

Kurt Hitz
Investment Manager - Director

Investment Manager - Director Andreas Ziegler

Andreas Ziegler is Investment Manager at Patrimonium Private Equity. He has over 15 years of experience in private equity investing and fundraising. As partner at Zurmont Madison Private Equity he was involved in all areas of investment management and responsible for investor relations and fund operations. Before he was CFO of a Swiss biotechnology start-up responsible for several venture financing rounds and earlier he served as Manager at Deloitte in Zurich and New York in the audit and corporate finance department.

He studied Business Administration at the University of Zurich receiving a Master of Arts (lic. oec. publ.) and is also a Swiss Certified Public Accountant (eidg. dipl. Wirtschaftsprüfer).

Andreas Ziegler
Investment Manager - Director