Pius Zgraggen has been a Founding Partner of OLZ and Chief Executive Officer since 2001. He is Chairman of the Board of the subsidiaries OLZ Wealth Management AG in Schaan and OLZ Wealth Management PTE LTD in Singapore, and Member of the Board of Jeeves OLZ Family Office AG in Schaan. Since 2008 he has served as a Special Ambassador of the Canton of Uri.
Pius began working in the Swiss banking sector in 1989 and gained many years of experience in different banking areas including Global Derivatives Risk Measurement & Methodology, Asset Management, Security Trade and Collateral Management. Between 1995 and 2000 he worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Financial Management at the University of Bern. Pius has published various articles in the field of financial management, products and markets and is a co-author of the standard reference work "Handbuch der Bewertung" (A Handbook of Valuation).
He has been a lecturer at the AZEK (Swiss Training Centre for Investment Professionals) in Zürich in Equity Analysis and Valuation since 1998, as well as at the PHW (Private Economics University) in Bern in Value Management since 2007.
Pius studied at the Universities of Bern (Switzerland) and Rochester, New York (USA) and graduated magna cum laude with a Masters Degree in Economics and Business Administration (lic.rer.pol). He completed PHD courses in finance from CFPI Centre pour la Formation des Professionnels de l'Investissement, ICMB International Center for Monetary and Banking Studies at the University of Geneva and Institute for Financial Management at the University of Bern.