Founded in 2004 as the IT and operations division of a rapidly expanding Asset Manager, BRT is now one of the most innovative, independent providers of Middle and Back Office support to Asset Managers, Trust Companies, Private Banks, Family Offices and Alternative Investment Managers. Characterised by the unique ability to manage both technical and operational challenges, our hands-on industry experience sets us apart from other providers.
Our highly professional and experienced team now services over CHF 45 billion of assets for leading financial services firms; all flagship names in their respective sectors. We enhance our clients’ businesses by adding real value, strength and depth to their operations.
Jacques Moix, CAIA and FRM
Jacques joined BRT in 2007 with over ten years of experience gained in various banking roles within Operations, Projects and Risk Management. He is a former Director of Projects for Advent Software EMEA, one of the platforms used by BRT. Jacques’ extensive operations and risk management expertise has helped him to implement more than 50 projects for hedge funds, prime brokers, fund administrators, banks and wealth managers. His wealth of knowledge and model application is invaluable to all current and future clients.
Jacques has a Degree in Business from HEC Lausanne & St-Gallen and a Master’s in Business Information from Inforge Lausanne. Jacques also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and the Financial Risk Management designations.
Bertrand Giger, CAIA
Bertrand began his career with The Bedrock Group in 2004 where he spent 3 years in the Operations area. He has experience working with complex structures, investment vehicles and portfolios holding various assets including credit derivatives, structured products, real estate and private equity. Bertrand was a founding member of BRT in 2007. As Manager of Operations, Bertrand leads our team of operational professionals who leave no stone unturned in their endeavor to meet the demands of Independent Asset Managers, Trust Companies, Hedge Funds and Private Banks.
Bertrand has a degree in Political Economics and a Master’s in Political Economics from HEC Lausanne. He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation.
Roy has been with BRT since 2007 and has helped ensure security and stability across our platforms. He comes from a strong background in databases and infrastructure and is working with the team to drive operational efficiency through technology.
Roy is from South Africa where he has provided IT consulting services to several of the major banks as well as the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, in some cases working very closely with Microsoft on proof of concepts. Before that he worked in the United Kingdom with online services.
Tim joined BRT in 2012. His past experience includes roles within market and operational risk, as well as management consulting. After joining as an analyst, Tim then headed the Global Business Development function from the London office. In addition to this role, he is now head of the UK arm of the business, responsible for strategy, project management, implementation, marketing, sales, product development, partnerships, negotiations, client management and three teams comprising 16 staff. Tim graduated with a 1st Class Honours degree in Business Economics, specialising in hedge fund risk & investment.
Patrick has been with BRT S.A. since 2010. He joined the company after gaining broad experience in a Private Bank based in Geneva. As head of Operations, he is in charge of the two wealth management teams, based in Geneva & London.
He has a degree in business administration from HEG-Geneva and a certificate in Operations from ISFB.
Caroline joined BRT in 2009 where she started in fund accounting, before taking the lead of the team. She previously worked in the global custody department in a Private Bank based in Geneva.
Caroline has a Bachelor degree in business administration from HEG-Geneva.
Jérôme Matthey, CAIA
Jérôme joined BRT in 2010 where he started in the operations area before taking the responsibility for an external client and leading a small team. He has a previous experience of advising clients in the field of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. He also has a broad experience in pricing securities, accounts reconciliation and client support.
Jérôme has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from HEIG-VD and he also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation (CAIA).
Aleksandra joined BRT in 2014 where she started in the operations area before assisting with team management and taking care of external clients. She has previously worked as a proprietary trader of STIR futures, commodities and softs. Aleksandra also has experience in research and analysis of the equity, fixed income and commodity markets.
She is a graduate of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and has an MSc in Business Administration & International Relations.
Tamas joined BRT in 2015. He has more than 10 years of experience from different financial industry companies where he has worked in a variety of roles, focusing on business intelligence, hedge funds & business analysis.
Tamas holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in IT.
Theo Zarkadas Business Intelligence Team Leader Theodoros joined BRT in 2012 having finished his Msc in Finance, Investments and Risk. After being an integral member of the wealth management operations team for two years he moved to the Business Intelligence department which he now runs for our London office.