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Member of the Board of Directors

Michael Riesen

Member of the Board of Directors
born 1962, citizen of Switzerland
Michael Riesen

Career

Today
2014
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Today
independent management consultant
1987
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2013
Ernst & Young Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland
Review and advisory services for complex national and international financial institutions (since 1995 as Lead Auditor of banks and collective investments licensed by the FINMA, since 1998 as Partner of Ernst & Young)

2010 – 2012: Sponsoring Partner of the global programme “Assessment of Service Quality (ASQ)” of Ernst & Young EMEIA Sub-Area Financial Services

2008 – 2012: Managing Partner Quality & Risk Management as well as member of the Management Committee of Ernst & Young EMEIA Sub-Area Financial Services

2008 – 2010: Managing Partner Financial Services and a member of the Board of Management

2006 – 2008: Country Managing Partner Assurance Financial Services as well as member of the Board of Management

2005 – 2006: Head Assurance Financial Services as well as member of management

2004: Head of an Assurance Financial Services unit

2000 – 2003: Head Professional Practice Banking Audit
1990
1985
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1987
Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (Swiss Federal Railways), Organisation & Audit department, Berne, Switzerland
Internal Auditor
1981
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1984
Municipality of Steffisburg, Switzerland
Municipal clerk
1980
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1981
Energy- and Transport Operations, City of Thun, Switzerland
Member of the Natural Gas Conversion project team

Education

1992
Swiss Certified Public Accountant
1988
Swiss Certified Trustee with Federal Diploma
1985
Swiss Certified Business Economist HKG

Other activities and vested interests

Member of the Board of Directors of VPB Finanz Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland