Boris Collardi

Swiss / Italian

Chief Executive Officer
Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. and Julius Baer Group Ltd. 


Boris F.J. Collardi was born in 1974.

He is a Swiss and Italian citizen. Boris F.J. Collardi has been Chief Executive Officer of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. since 1 May 2009 and since 1 October 2009 also of Julius Baer Group Ltd. He joined Bank Julius Baer as Chief Operating Officer at the beginning of 2006, following Julius Baer’s acquisition of three private banks and GAM at the end of 2005. Boris F.J. Collardi played a decisive role in the swift and successful integration of these banks and the subsequent positioning of Julius Baer as one of the premier addresses in global wealth management. Prior to that, Boris F.J. Collardi gained extensive leadership experience in various functions during his 12 years at Credit Suisse both in Europe and Asia, including the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer EMEA of Credit Suisse Private Banking.

Boris F.J. Collardi holds the following external mandates:

  • President of the Association of Swiss Asset and Wealth Management Banks;
  • Member of the Board and the Committee of the Governing Board of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Bankers Association;
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Lee Kong Chian School of Business – Singapore Management University;
  • Member of the Foundation Board of Avenir Suisse Think Tank;
  • Member of the Foundation Board of Swiss Finance Institute;
  • Member of the Foundation Board of Verbier Festival

He is the author of the book "Private Banking – Building a Culture of Excellence" published in 2012 by John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd.