Christophe de Dardel


Christophe de Dardel, CEO, is a member of the Executive Committee, the Risk Committee and the Private Equity Investment Committee.

Mr de Dardel joined Unigestion in Geneva in 2001 as an analyst covering venture capital. In 2004, he was appointed Head of Investments, responsible for the overall selection of private equity fund investments, secondary investments and direct co-investments. In 2009, he became Head of Portfolio Management, responsible for strengthening Unigestion’s partnerships with mandate clients. He served as Head of Private Equity from 2016 to 2022 and was appointed Group CEO in January 2023.

Prior to joining Unigestion, Mr de Dardel spent more than ten years at Société Générale de Surveillance, the global inspection and testing group, on various continents. He then established and ran the Swisscom Venture Fund, a corporate fund aimed at financing the entrepreneurial initiatives of Swisscom collaborators.

Mr de Dardel holds a master’s degree in Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in, Zürich, Switzerland and has completed several executive education programs at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland.