The management team is built around Marc Amyot and Jacques Fournier, both experienced in the field of asset management. Between the two of them, they have over 50 years of cumulative experience in financial markets. They offer their in-depth knowledge of financial markets to Trillium’s clients.

Our key persons are:

Claude Messulam

President of the board of directors of Trillium
Independent member of the board of directors of Trillium SA
 

Claude has an extensive experience in the accounting and banking world. He served as a Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Committee for more than twenty years at the Edmond de Rothschild SA bank in Geneva. He holds a Federal Public Accountant’s degree. He is a member of the Swiss Chamber of Chartered Accountants and of the Geneva Order of the Fiduciary Chamber.

Pascal Roduit

Member of the board of directors of Trillium SA
Executive member of the board of directors of Citadel Finance SA
 
Pascal was trained at Crédit Suisse and has held various positions within the management of Crédit Suisse in Geneva and Zurich in the central accounting department for 10 years. In 1998, he was involved in the creation of Citadel Finance SA, sole shareholder of Trillium SA. He is currently an executive managing director of Citadel Finance SA.

Marc Amyot

Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Trillium
Former board member of the SAAM SRO

Portfolio manager. Member of the investment committee. 25 years experience. Before establishing Trillium, Marc worked for major banking institutions (HSBC, SBC), where he specialised in tactical asset allocation and market arbitrage. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Marc is a former board member of the Self-regulatory board of the Swiss Association of Asset Managers (SAAM) and member of the Suisse romande think tank of SAAM from 2007 to 2014.

Jacques Fournier

CFO & COO
Former Lead Auditor FINMA

 
Member of management, Jacques has over 25 years of experience in the financial and prudential auditing, as well as advising, in the banking, asset managers and financial institutions. Beforehand, he was a partner of audit companies and also CEO of an international fiduciary with 80 employees in Switzerland. He holds a Federal Public Accountant’s degree and a master in economic sciences, business management.

Gianluca Castrilli, CFA

Fund Manager
 
Gianluca developed his fund analysis expertise with bank SYZ & CO, where he was in charge of manager selection as well as the monitoring of delegated asset managers of several funds of the Oyster range. He then joined Citadel Finance SA, our shareholders wealth management company, where he was head of investment, in charge of fund analysis, advisory services as well as responsible for the implementation of the asset allocation. He holds a Master in Finance from the University of Geneva.

Nicolas Vialis, CFA, CAIA

Fund Manager
 
13 years’ experience. Nicolas developed his expertise in portfolio management with several prestigious banks. For the last 5 years, he specialised in Swiss and European equities where the investment process received à 5* from Morningstar. He holds a Master in Financial Engineering from HEC, Lausanne and a Bachelor degree in Nanoengineering from EPFL, Lausanne.

Christina Riva

Risk Management & Compliance Officer
 
Economist. 25 years experience. Independent member of Trillium, Christina is responsible for risk management and compliance. Previously, she worked for international banks and financial groups. As Secretary General, she was responsible for risk management and internal control. Christina holds a degree in Economics from the University of Geneva.

Fernando Piechottka

Fund Management Department
 
Fernando began his career as an intern within the portfolio management department of Citadel Finance SA in 2018. Simultaneously, he obtained his Diploma Master in Finance from HEC, Lausanne. In January 2019, he joined the Fund management team of Trillium.