Chief Executive Officer, Canfin Financial Group of Companies MBA, CMC, CIM, RRC, CFP). Tony is the Chairman and CEO of Canfin Financial Group of Companies, an entity which provides professional wealth management advisory services to businesses, professionals and individuals across Canada and globally. Outside of work, he is passionate about the profession and financial literacy, so he gives back by serving as the Chairman for The Canadian Institute of Financial Planning, volunteering as a Director of The Financial Planning Association in the USA, while sitting concurrently on the Board of Governors for Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning. He was also the past Director and past Chair of the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners in Canada. Over the last two decades, Tony has been invited to share his passion, knowledge and experiences across Canada and internationally on Strategy, Cultural Diversity, The Wealth Management Industry, Standards of Care and Cross-Border Financial Planning for Multinational Clients. Tony has earned an MBA, is a Certified Management Consultant, Certified Financial Planner, and Chartered Investment Manager and is the recipient of Fellow of FPSC (Financial Planning Standards Council)
Jean-Pierre Diserens is Founding Partner of Fidurhone SA, Geneva, an asset management and fiduciary trust company licensed by the Swiss Federal Banking Commission. Before founding Fidurhone in 1976, he held executive positions in several financial companies specialised in all areas of asset management. He is a Swiss citizen.
Cosima F. Barone, a seasoned wealth manager and financial analyst based in Geneva, has worked in the global financial industry for over four decades, during which she covered multiple positions and with several major international companies. Her most recent endeavors of the 21st century include the following: - Founder and Chairman of FINARC (Financial Analysis Research Consulting) SA - www.finarc.ch - since 2003; - Board Member of GSCGI/SAIFA - www.gscgi.ch - since 2003 and Director since 2012; - Member of the Executive Committee of CIFA since 2014 - www.cifango.org; Author of the "INFERENTIAL FOCUS" since 2002, she is also the Editor in Chief of "The IFA's WealthGram" monthly magazine of GSCGI/SAIFA, as well as of CIFA's "TRUSTING" bi-annual magazine. She has published articles in various financial magazines. Cosima F. Barone is often invited to speak at national and international conferences. In August 2011, she was a guest speaker at the Banco Central del Uruguay in Montevideo annual economic conference, invited by Ec. Fernando Lorenzo, Minister of Economy and Finance, and Ec. Mario Bergara, Governor of the central bank.
Didier de Montmollin is a founding partner, together with André Gruber, Philippe Eigenheer and Niels Schindler, of DGE Attorneys at law. He graduated from Neuchâtel University in 1981 and was admitted to the Neuchâtel Bar in 1983 and to the Geneva Bar in 1986.
After gaining legal experience in Dallas, Texas, he was legal counsel at the Swiss Bankers Association, the major trade association of the Swiss banking industry, from 1983 to 1986. He then joined an internationally-oriented commercial law firm with offices in Geneva, London and Moscow first as an associate, and, as of 1992, as a partner. Within the context of the split of the above firm, he decided, as from January 2011, to continue his career and to further take care of his clients in the renewed and dynamic environment of DGE Attorneys at law.
Didier de Montmollin is recognized as an expert on Swiss banking law. In 1998, he became a member of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Bar Association’s Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Authority. Since 1989, Didier has been one of the four counsel appointed by the Swiss Bankers Association for investigations of violations by member banks of the agreement on the Swiss bank’s Code of Conduct regarding the exercise of due diligence.
Didier\'s practice is focused on advising banks and other financial intermediaries directly or indirectly subject to the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA, and their clients. He is also active in administrative and international judicial assistance, in international and national arbitration, as sole arbitrator, chairman, party-appointed arbitrator and counsel, and in certain complex commercial / banking litigations. He regularly advises on contractual and corporate law.
He has been a member of the Arbitration Committee of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Industry and of the National Arbitration Committee (Swiss Rules of International Arbitration) and is lecturer within the framework of the executive education program on Compliance Management organized by the University of Geneva.
Didier de Montmollin is fluent in French and English, with a very good working knowledge of German.
Born in Monaco on F1 Grand Prix day, started his carrier in 1990 by auditing major French Banks. Then, he worked in M&A department of Nomura London before moving to New York, taking a position with Bear Stearns in the Financial Asset structured Transactions group. After few years on Wall Street, he created a marketing and financial 'boutique' in midtown Manhattan specialized in cross-border dealing with European manufacturing companies. In 1997, after selling his company to one of his trading partner, he returned to the banking industry. He was named, in 1999, Head of the European Private Banking in North America at HSBC Americas (Formerly Republic National Bank of New York). He returned to Monaco in 2002 as Head of the International Group at HSBC Private Bank Monaco. Since 2006 and up to 2014, Mr. Levy-Soussan was Co-Head of Private banking at Bank J. SAFRA SARASIN (Monaco) SA. Then, in 2015, Guy Thomas became the Chief Executive and Trustee of preeminent Private Management Company based in Monaco, with overall responsibility and general management of all private assets. In September 2016, he join UBP Bank in Monaco as Managing Director and he is responsible to develop the business of the bank in the Principality. furthermore, Guy Thomas is Co-founder and General Secretary of MVCA, Founder and President of the Wine and Business of Monaco, Co-founder and Vice-President of CREM (Club des Résident étranger de Monaco), member of the Commission des Activités de Gestion (AMAF), Vice-Chairman of the Financial and Banking committee of the Economic and Social council of Monaco (CES-ECOSOC) and Board member of the Grimaldi Forum (State-owned company). Guy Thomas was named 'Chevallier du Tastevin' at Clos Vougeot in 2011, and, in 2012, 'Chevallier' dans l'Ordre de Saint-Charles (Monaco Légion D'honneur). Guy Thomas is member of the Foundation Board of CIFA.