Meet your hosts

Peter Fanconi - Chairman of the Board, BlueOrchard

Peter A. Fanconi is the Chairman and former CEO of Swiss-based BlueOrchard Finance, one of the leading asset management companies in the field of Impact Investing. Peter demonstrated his entrepreneurial competencies in various positions, including CEO of the Vontobel Private Bank, a Swiss-listed bank, CEO of Harcourt Alternative Investments, a global leader in alternative investments, and managing partner at PwC.

Peter also serves today as Chairman of the Graubündner Kantonalbank (GKB), a Swiss-listed bank, as Vice-President of the ROKPA International Foundation, as a member of the Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship Committee of Brown University, Rhode Island and is the Chairman of EFG International, a listed global private banking group.

Besides lecturing at various business schools, Peter is a frequent speaker at governmental and public events. As co-author, he has published the bestseller “Small Money – Big Impact” as well as Power to the Poor.

Philipp Mueller - Chief Executive Officer, BlueOrchard

Philipp Mueller is Chief Executive Officer of BlueOrchard. As CEO, he leads the executive and extended management team and has executive oversight of the firm’s client and business areas, including strategy and resource management. Prior to that, Philipp held the position of Head Investment Solutions, heading the Global Investment Committee, and overseeing the portfolio management and asset allocation of all funds and mandates. Philipp joined BlueOrchard in 2018 from Partners Group, where he worked for ten years in Switzerland and the UK, most recently as Senior Vice President of Investment Solutions.

Philipp holds an MBA from ETH Zurich and a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Zurich.

Ebony Satti - Chief of Staff, BlueOrchard

Before joining BlueOrchard, Ebony Satti worked at Hyposwiss Privatbank AG for more than five years as an assistant manager for Latin America. Her responsibilities included account management and administration as well as relationship management with clients and external asset managers.

Ebony holds a Bachelor’s degree of Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration in Zurich and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Brown University in Providence and IE Business School in Madrid.