Udo has more than 20 years of practical experience in Asset Management. Throughout his career he has been focussing on sales and marketing activities for leading investment management companies. After supporting Zurich Financial Services in establishing a Global Asset Management Business within the German-speaking part of Europe, Udo joined Pictet Asset Management and assumed responsibility for the Continental European Institutional Clients Business. In this function he became Equity Partner at Pictet Group level. Afterwards, Udo was Chief Executive Officer for Nikko Asset Management’s EMEA business in London, overseeing the firm’s expansion in this important region.
Udo holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen. Previously he graduated as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cologne.
Due to his passion for resource-oriented, hypno-systemic concepts, coaching and team development, Udo completed a Certified Hypno-Systemic Coach training program (DBCV accredited) at the Milton-Erickson-Institute in Heidelberg.