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Interview with Daniel Ryf, CEO and Dr. Heiko Bailer, Portfolio Manager at GL Asset Management

Interview with Daniel Ryf, CEO and Dr. Heiko Bailer, Portfolio Manager at GL Asset Management

Daniel Ryf is the CEO of GL Asset Management AG, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. He joined GL AM in November 2015. His career spans over 25 years and he has held senior management roles within the Financial Services industry such as in International Wealth & Asset Management for (U)HNWIs, Life and Non-Life Insurance, Business Development, Distribution and Operational Excellence Six Sigma for financial institutions such as Credit Suisse Group, Julius Baer & Co., and Axa-Winterthur amongst others. Daniel has acquired an extensive experience and deep know-how in the investment side across asset classes, wealth & asset management, wealth planning and structuring as well as on operational excellence. Daniel holds an Executive MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester, USA and University of Berne as well as a Bachelor in Business Administration, Economics and Finance from University of Applied Sciences in Zurich, Switzerland. In addition, he is also a Certified Six Sigma expert and holds a CAS as insurance expert.

Heiko Bailer joined GL Asset Management in November 2016. Prior to that, he worked for various investment companies including Credit Suisse, Bank Vontobel (Harcourt), ABN AMRO, Deutsche Bank in Zurich, London, Tokyo, and New York. Heiko Bailer's approach is quantitative, systematic, and based on his Ph.D. research in robust statistics - parts of his Ph.D. were recently published in The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Asset Management (2012). He has a Ph.D. in Statistics (applied Finance) as well as a degree in Computational Finance from the University of Washington, USA and a Master of Science in Mathematics and Physics from the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany. View Fund Profile