Georges Gutmans

Executive Chairman

Georges is the Executive Chairman of E.I. Sturdza Strategic Management Limited (“EI Sturdza”), a position held since January 2017, having been Managing Director of the Company from late 2005. Prior to this, Georges was a member of the management team of the parent company, Banque Eric Sturdza SA in Geneva, a position held since 1995.

Before joining the Eric Sturdza Banking Group, Georges held senior positions in commercial, private and investment banking with Citibank in Zurich and Geneva between 1976 and 1992, following 10 years experience in industry.

Within his role of Executive Chairman of EI Sturdza, Georges works closely with the Company’s steering committee which is responsible for oversight of all business functions, including operations, risk management, compliance, legal, finance, marketing and client relations. Georges is instrumental in the development of the Company’s strategic outlook and for the evaluation and development of new business opportunities, including potential addition to the Company’s product range.

Georges holds a MA in economics from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD.