WHERE THE ANCIENT MEETS THE MODERN.
OUR NAME, ‘JAR,’ SIGNIFIES THE FUSION OF TIMELESS WISDOM AND CUTTING-EDGE INNOVATION.
JUST AS ANCIENT JARS SAFEGUARDED LIFE’S TREASURES,
WE PRESERVE AND GROW YOUR WEALTH WITH THE PRECISION OF MODERN FINANCE.
WITH A REJUVENATED BRAND THAT REFLECTS OUR DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE,
WE PROMISE TO SERVE YOU BETTER.
JOIN US ON THIS EXCITING JOURNEY, WHERE GREEN SYMBOLIZES GROWTH
AND OUR COMMITMENT TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.
WHO ARE WE ?
WE ARE DIFFERENT
- Our approach is different
- Our mindset is unique
- We are experts
- We are independent
OUR TRUSTED PARTNERS
Gérald de Senger began his Private Banking career in 1995 with Credit Suisse and held various senior and managerial positions notably in Geneva, Cairo, Beirut and Bombay.
Respected, competitive, and result-oriented, Gérald opened JAR Switzerland S.A. in 2016, JAR Wealth Management Pte. Ltd. Singapore in August 2022 and JAR Capital DIFC Ltd. Dubaï in August 2022.
Gérald is the Founder Partner and Chairman.
Nicolas de Senger began his career in 2002 at UBS, where he was twice named UBS Key Talent and UBS Top Performer. In 2015, he co-founded JAR (Switzerland) SA, of which he is the current CEO.
Nicolas de Senger is a banker guided by the conviction that wealth should be used to build the future. For his customers and for future generations. His approach, centered on the need for sustainability and longevity, is underpinned by a long-term vision rooted in reality, far removed from speculation and the immaterial. He is specialized in the Swiss, European and Turkish markets, and is often called upon to resolve complex situations.
His managerial approach is based on developing talents to build a sustainable group together.
Nicolas de Senger is also an investor and entrepreneur who manages a group of companies united within a single ecosystem with a shared vision.
Samer is a Canadian/Lebanese national. He holds a master’s degree in investment management from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal. He is also CISI level 3 certified and has passed CFA Level 1. Samer started his banking career in 2009 with Barclays Capital in London on the sales and trading desk covering MENA institutional clients. He then switched to private banking in 2012 when he joined Credit Suisse Zurich. In 2016 Samer joined JAR in Geneva and he is now an Equity Partner and Board Member at the Group level. Samer was the lead in the setup of JAR Capital (DIFC) ltd.
Khaled Al Jazzar, Swedish national, holder of a license in Economic Sciences from the University of Beirut, began his career in 2005 as a consultant, then asset manager from 2014 to 2018 at UBS, he obtained his diploma wealth manager (Certiﬁed Wealth Management Advisor CWMA). Khaled is an Equity Partner at JAR (Switzerland) SA.
Nicolas A. Rappoport, a Swiss national, holds a Master of Law from the University of Fribourg and a Certificate of Advanced Studies HES-SO in Sustainable Finance. He began his career as a lawyer and joined UBS in 2005 as a wealth manager, where he obtained the Wealth Management Diploma (Certiﬁed Wealth Management Advisor CWMA). Nicolas is a Founding Member at JAR (Switzerland) SA and Managing Partner at JAR Capital (DIFC) Ltd.
Tim Walter, a Swiss National, holder of a Bachelor at the University of Applied Sciences in Geneva. Tim began his Private Banking career in 2003 and held various senior positions with Credit Suisse during 19 years. In 2011, Tim have been appointed in Singapore as a Senior Relationship Manager. While working at Credit Suisse, Tim co-Founded in July 2020, an Asian focus Real Estate Fund, Komodo Capital Partners Pte. Ltd.
Tim opened JAR Wealth Management Pte. Ltd. in August 2022. Tim is JAR Wealth Management Pte. Ltd., Managing Partner.
Mathieu Gygax, a Swiss national, holder of a Master of Science in Economics from the University of Neuchâtel. Mathieu began his career from 2003 to 2006 as auditor with KPMG in particular, then asset manager from 2006 to 2014 at Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, where he will obtain an internal diploma in asset management. Mathieu is a Founding Member at JAR (Switzerland) SA.
Sébastien Pittet is JAR responsible for the Mitteland Region. With a master’s in economics, Sébastien spent most of his banking career at Banque Lombard Odier & Cie in Fribourg. He is specialized in tax-efficient management and pension plans for entrepreneurs and self-employed persons in Switzerland.
Amir Moradi-Talebi, Swiss National, holds a Master in Political Science from the University of Geneva. He started his career at Credit Suisse in 2007 and was certified as Wealth Management Advisor. He took also responsibility for apprenticeship and the Young Talents and was certified by the Swiss Banking Association. In 2016 he pursue his career at Société Générale Private Banking Suisse as a wealth manager where he was nominated twice as Top Performer before joining JAR Capital in 2020.
Bechara Saliba is an experienced wealth manager with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. He is skilled in portfolio management, financial advisory, banking, investments, and real estate. He began his career in 2009 where he worked with leading financial institutions in the MENA region. He held different positions throughout the years from trading to advisory to private banking and real estate.
Marguerite holds two master degrees from St Joseph University in Beirut, one in Economics and another in Banking. She is also a CISI Level 3 certified in investment and ACI dealing certified from the Financial Markets Association. Marguerite started her banking career in 1995 with ABN AMRO BANK N.V in Beirut where she explored the international banking culture in retail, corporate and Private Banking. In 2003, She moved to Byblos Bank SAL where she managed the portfolios of UHNI as a senior relationship manager then as a deputy head of Private Banking. After a journey of 15 successful years in Private Banking, She switched to swiss Private banks in 2018. She worked for CA Indosuez Switzerland then for Credit Suisse for almost 5 years. In March 2023, Marguerite joins JAR CAPITAL in Dubai as Executive Director.
Habbouba comes with a long experience in the banking sector. She occupied several positions varying from family office to private banking. She started her Private Banking career in 1999 with Samba Finance Geneva, then 7 years Director at American Express Private bank and 15 years with Credit Suisse, Director, covering UHNWI clients in GCC and Egypt. She is skilled in portfolio management and financial advisory. She holds a BA in Business administration and economics, and attended post graduate courses in Economics and Finance at Webster University Geneva.
Nicolas Stampfli, a Swiss national, holds a Master of Law from the University of Fribourg and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Corporate Tax Law from the University of Neuchâtel. He started his career at Bank Audi (Switzerland) SA in 2015. Then, he joined the Regulatory & Compliance department of BDO SA in 2016 and participated in several audits and advisory missions for financial institutions based in Geneva and Zurich. In 2018, he continued his career at Banque Cramer & Cie SA as a Legal & Compliance Officer.
In 2020, he joined Atlanticomnium SA, a Swiss Asset Manager, as a Legal & Compliance Officer and participated in the implementation of the regulatory framework for the Wealth Management department. In July 2021, Nicolas joined JAR Capital as Head of Legal & Compliance
Karol Bonati, an Italian National, holder of a Bachelor degree in Aplied Geophysics, Oceanography from the university of Bologna. Karol also hold a Master degree in Gemology, a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and CMT, Chartered Market Technician.
Karol began his Banking career in 2006 with UBS Geneva as an Investment Consultant and Credit Suisse from 2011 till August 2022. In 2016, Karol has been appointed in Singapore as a Senior Investment Advisor EAM APAC.
Respected, competitive, and result-oriented, Karol speaks 7 languages.
Karol joined JAR Wealth Management Pte. Ltd. Singapore in August 2022 as a Equity Partner and Chief Investment Officer Asia.
Patrick Makhlouf is a CFA Level 3 candidate and a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Banking & Finance from Notre Dame University. He began his career at Banque Libano-Française in 2014 where he mostly participated in managing in-house mutual funds while being an Analyst within the Asset Management team and the Fixed Income desk.
In September 2021, Patrick joined JAR Capital as an Investment Advisor to co-manage the Discretionary Mandates in addition to the wide range of investments offered by the firm.
Zied Sayed, a Swiss national, is a CFA Level 3 candidate, Certified Wealth Management Advisor (CWMA) and a holder of a master’s degree in Finance with a major in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management from HEC Lausanne. He began his career at Banque Cramer & Cie SA in 2019 as an intern in Risk Management where he contributed to the development and maintenance of Risk Management policies, guidelines, and procedures and to the improvement of risk measures. Subsequently, he transitioned to the Asset Management department where he acted as Portfolio Manager and Advisor while providing coverage to the Execution Desk of the Bank. In October 2022, Zied joined JAR Capital as a Portfolio and Risk Manager to co-manage the discretionary mandates in addition to the wide range of investments offered by the firm.
Michel Girardin teaches Economics applied to Finance at the University of Geneva. His video course on investment management ranks in the top 5 most popular training worldwide on Coursera’s MOOCs platform. He has more than 25 years’ experience as Chief Economist and Chief Investment Oﬃcer in the Swiss Private banking sector. In this function, he was included in Bilan’s magazine ranking of the 50 most inﬂuential personalities of the Swiss ﬁnancial sector.
An experienced columnist, he published “La Bourse et la vie” in 2012, depicting famous ﬁnancial personalities. He is completing a new book on the Future of money in light of digital currencies. Michel holds a Ph.D. and a B.A in Economics from the University of Lausanne as well as a Master of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics. He is a dual Swiss and French citizen.
Sandra Magnenat, Swiss national, holds a Master of Advanced Studies HES-SO in Economic Crime Investigation and a Bachelor of Science HES-SO in Business administration.
She started her career at UBS as an allround trainee and continued as a Client Advisor assistant for the Near East and Maghreb Desk from 2008 to 2015, where she obtained the Wealth Management Diploma from UBS Business University.
Sandra joined JAR Capital in 2016 for the opening and completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies HES-SO in Sustainable Finance in 2019.
Teresa Aerts, born in Argentina and Swiss national, holds a Bachelor’s degree in business communication from ESM – Ecole de Management et de Communication Geneva.
She started her career at UBS as a Client Advisor assistant in 2008 and became a Relationship Manager for the EAM LATAM desk in 2010, where she completed the Certiﬁed Wealth Management Advisor CWMA diploma.
In 2014, she continued her career at BSI Geneva as a Relationship Manager, developing the external asset managers clients in the Latin America region.
Teresa joined JAR Capital in 2020. She is responsible for the training of interns and young talents.
Zaher is a highly experienced professional dedicated to serving private clients in the realms of real estate and wealth management. Zaher join JAR Capital as of July 1st 2023 as an independant wealth manager. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, he excels in identifying lucrative investment opportunities and providing tailored financial solutions specifically designed to meet the unique needs and goals of his private clientele. Known for his strong client relationships, Zaher is a trusted advisor who assists individuals and families in building and preserving their wealth over the long term.
Steve Gallandat, Swiss national, holds a commercial diploma, with a long working experience in customer service and reception, he has joined our team as an oﬃce manager in 2019.
Axel has started as of September 1st as a trainee at JAR Switzerland S.A..