Speakers @ IFM

At IFM, you will meet CEOs of international companies, entrepreneurs, industry experts and learn from them. They introduce you to a wide range of professional options. Business presentations and discussions are part of the IFM curriculum and complete the practical aspects of the courses taught by expert faculty. They link academic concepts to real-business situations. This real-business exposure program helps you connect and network with speakers, international companies and business communities.

Paulo Monteiro
Executive Director,  J. SAFRA SARASIN

IFM was honored to welcome Mr. Paulo Monteiro, Executive Director of J. Safra Sarasin Bank for an amazing presentation. J. Safra Sarasin is an international financial group committed to sustainability, established in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. 

Jean-Marc Thévenaz

Swiss CEO of Easyjet, Mr. M. Jean-Marc gave an exclusive conference followed by a wonderful discussion for the IFM students. The airline transports 63 million passengers to and from 124 different destinations. Easyjet has a sales revenue of 4.6 billion CHF.

Paolo Perego
President, BACARDI

Mr. Paolo Perego, Regional President Europe gave an exclusive conference followed by a discussion for the IFM students. Bacardí is a spirits company established since 1862 The group retails the following brands: Bacardi, Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Eristoff, Martini in 160 countries.

Manuel Alvarez
Director Advisory,  m3 REAL ESTATE

 Mr. Alvarez, Director of Advisory and Mrs Henry, Marketing director, gave an excellent presentation followed by a discussion. IFM students dscovered the inner-workings of the real estate market, its professions and the services of this prestigious and modern agency.

Jean Charzat
Agribusiness Director, BUNGE

Mr.Jean Charzat, Director Agribusiness Africa gave a unique presentation at IFM. Bunge is a multinational trading firm in agribusiness, Bunge reports a sales revenue of 42 billion USD and employs 32’000 people around the world.

Harry Allegrezza
Specialized Markets Director, MIGROS

M. Harry Allegrezza, Specialised Markets Director gave an excellent presentation explaining the future of distribution and sales. Leading company in the distribution of consumer goods, Migros is the biggest employer in Switzerland with 97’000 workers and 27 billion CHF in sales revenue.

Eymeric Segard

Based in Geneva, LunaJets is a pioneering company in low-cost private aviation. M. Eymeric Segard, CEO, told the IFM students the key to his success. LunaJets is the leading private aviation booking platform, combining innovative technology and the highest standards.

Constantino Cancela
CIO, Chief Investment Officer, BCGE 

The IFM students enjoyed an excellent presentation by Mr. Constatino Cancela, Assets manager at the Geneva Cantonal Bank, with a focus on assets management and financial products offered by the BCGE.

Laurent Favre
Institutional Account Manager, UBS

Mr. Laurent Favre, in charge of institutional clientele, gave an amazing conference followed by a discussion for the IFM students. UBS is the largest wealth management bank in the world totalling over 60 billion CHF in assets.

Andrea Pedrazzini

IFM students enjoyed a top presentation followed by a discussion with Mr. Andrea Pedrazzini, CEO Switzerland. A prestigious advertising company, that created campains for: Toyota, Haagen Dazs, Piaget, Haagen Dazs, Apéricubes, Universal Music Mobi...

Patrick Matthey
Political Officer, CONFEDERATION

At IFM, we are forming a new generation of sustainable managers. We were happy to host Mr. Patrick Matthey, Political Officer, Federal Departement of Foreign Affairs and Mrs. Dekkiche, Director of consulting with twentyfifty for an inspiring conference on human right in Business.

Loïc Brunschwig & Claudia Torrequadra

Mr. Loïc Brunschwig Cross Channel Dev. Manager and Mrs. Torrequadra PR Manager gave a conference on Bongenie, the Luxury industry, retail sales and digital transition. Founded in 1891, Bongenie has become an icon in retail luxury with over 15 locations in Switzerland. > website