Michel RuffaMichel Ruffa

Head of Risk Management

Before joining MFM Mirante Fund Management in 2016, Michel Ruffa worked for ten years at Pictet Group. At the Pictet Trading and Sales unit, he assumed the positions of risk controller, senior financial engineer and head of the financial engineering and risk analytics team. In 2015, he joined Pictet Asset Management as senior financial engineer and overlay manager.

Michel started his professional career as graduate assistant and then as lecturer at the University of Fribourg. After that, he joined the team in charge of the investment risk analysis at Banca del Gottardo (Lugano).

He holds a Master’s degree in management (financial management) from the University of Fribourg and a Ph. D. in business administration (DRE finance) from the Laval University (Canada).

Address: Rue Etraz 4, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Languages: French, English, Italian, German

Phone: +41 (0)21 808 00 33

Teresa van Tiel Teresa van Tiel

Head of Compliance

Before joining MFM Mirante Fund Management in 2018, Teresa van Tiel worked for sixteen years for Lumx Asset Management (Suisse) SA, formerly E.I.M. SA. In 2015, Teresa took on the responsibility for Compliance for LumX Group’s activities in Switzerland, including regulatory compliance, interaction with the FINMA as well as the oversight of AML/KYC and of internal staff rules and regulations. Prior to this, Teresa was active successively as a fund analyst, a portfolio manager for Long-Only Fund of funds, a product specialist and in Investor Relations for institutional clients.
Teresa started her professional career as a business analyst at Shearson Lehman Hutton Finance, and then worked at an Equity analyst at Lombard Odier & Cie before joining Darier Hentsch & Cie where she was responsible for North American equity selection.
She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Geneva.

Address: Rue Etraz 4, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Languages: French, English, German

Phone: +41 (0)21 808 00 84

Martin Vaquero Martin Vaquero

Member

After completing his studies at the University of St. Gallen, Martin Vaquero worked as an auditor at the André & Cie trading company in Lausanne. He then worked as Controller of the Private Clients Distribution Network at UBS in Geneva.

At the end of 2001, Martin joined Losinger Construction (Bouygues Group) as Head of Accounting and Finance, and later became Head of Controlling.

2009 he founded his own fiduciary office and is a member of the board of directors of several financial and real estate companies.

Address: Rue Etraz 4, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Languages: French, English, Spanisch, German

Phone: +41 (0)21 808 00 83

Eric De GeorgesEric De Georges

Internal Control Officer

Eric Degeorges works in internal control and monitors risk and compliance at Mirante Fund Management S.A. Before joining MFM in July 2015, he gained over 15 years experiences in this area. After working for the brokerage and portfolio management company Fideuram Wargny in Paris and Asset Management and SICAV AAM in Luxembourg, he came to Switzerland in 2008 and worked in an asset management company that also managed funds in Luxembourg.

Address: Rue Etraz 4, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Languages: French, English, Italian

Phone: +41 (0)21 808 00 81

Frank PauletFrank Paulet

Internal Control Officer

Frank Paulet is currently employed by Mirante Fund Management S.A. as an internal control officer. Before joining Mirante Fund Management SA in 2014, Frank gained 8-years of professional experience at CM Management (Switzerland) SA, AAM Privatbank AG (taken over by BKB Privatbank AG) as well as at the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG). His last position was as economic and financial analyst in the context of Federal criminal investigations and prosecutions related to money laundering.

Address: Rue Etraz 4, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland

Languages: French, English, German, Spanish

Phone: +41 (0)21 808 00 95