Christophe De Dardel
Christophe de Dardel, Group CEO, is a member of the Executive Committee, the Risk Committee and the Private Equity Investment Committee. He 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 was appointed Head of Private Equity in 2016 and Group CEO in January 2023.
Prior to joining Unigestion, Christophe 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.
Christophe holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich and has completed several executive education programmes at the IMD business school, Lausanne.