Peter Wuffli


Board Member and Philanthropist
Chairman of IMD Foundation and Supervisory Boards


Peter Wuffli holds mandates in various commercial and not-for-profit organizations. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Partners Group, Zug (Switzerland), a global leader in private markets investment management, and he chairs the philanthropic elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization that he established together with his wife in 2006. He is also a Vice Chairman of the Zürich Opera House.

Peter Wuffli studied economics at the University of St. Gallen where he gained his PhD in 1984. From 1984 to 1993 he worked for McKinsey & Company as a management consultant where he became a Partner and member of the Swiss office leadership team in 1990. In 1994 he joined the Swiss Bank Corporation (today UBS) as Chief Financial Officer. Following the merger of the Swiss Bank Corporation and the Union Bank of Switzerland in 1998, he continued to serve as Chief Financial Officer until 1999 when he became Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management. From 2001 he was President and from 2003 onwards Group CEO of UBS until his resignation in 2007.