Financial Services Ombudsman

General Assembly

Role

The General Assembly is the supreme and controlling body of the Association. It is composed of 5 to 7 members.

Its main role is to guarantee the independence, impartiality and technical skills of the Director. The General Assembly also acts as an advisory board.

The members of the General Assembly may not exercise other functions or activities with FINSOM and must act in the public interest.

Technical skills and independence

The 7 members of the General Assembly form a multidisciplinary and multilingual committee.

Coming from different backgrounds and with complementary professional backgrounds, the committee also represents the interests of companies, private, professional and institutional clients as well as employees.

In addition, the majority of the General Assembly must be independent from affiliated companies and their branch organisations.

Appointment and supervision

According to art. 84 FinSA, the appointment of the members of the General Assembly is subject to the approval of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF).

Frank GRUNDLER

Head Legal & Compliance,
MBaer Merchant Bank AG

Dario HUG

Associate Lawyer Etude Aubert-Hug, Consumer Law, Unfair Competition

Tamara EREZ

Director, Centro Studi Villa Negroni

Peter HOFMANN

President of the board of pension funds, Member of the board of FECIF – FEPI

Nicolas OLLIVIER

Counsel, Lalive, Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial Law, Asset Recovery and Insolvency

Alessandro BIZZOZERO

Founding Partner, Chairman, BRP Bizzozero & Partners SA

Fabrice HOLZER

Director, Management Consulting, HOLZER & Associés SA