Having worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years in Zurich, Geneva, New York and, currently, in London, Markus was previously Group COO of Schroders plc (2004 – Nov 2016), Global Head of Technology & Portfolio Services at UBS Global Asset Management (1999 – 2004) and COO of Phillips & Drew (1988 – 1998). He was born and educated in Switzerland.
He holds a number of non-executive positions and is a Trustee of Action for Children.
Julian Parker, Chief Executive of GPP said: “I am pleased to welcome Markus to our Board. We saw record growth in 2016 and are well positioned to take advantage of opportunities in the near term. Having someone of Markus’ calibre will be invaluable as we continue our expansion, starting with the launch of our Structured Products business in early 2017.”