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SFM Leadership Team

SFM Leadership Team

Whether you’re looking to protect your assets or grow them, having a team with strong synergies is a real advantage. Each member of our team brings unique expertise, passion and dedication. From innovative thinkers to precise planners, our team embodies collaboration, creativity and the pursuit of excellence.

Discover the faces behind our success and the stories that fuel our motivation:

CEO of SFM, Carlos Khoury

CEO & Founder

With a PhD in Finance from Kenan-Flagler Business School in North Carolina, Carlos has consolidated his reputation in…

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COO & Co-founder

As co-founder, managing director and COO of Swiss Finance Management International SA, Leonora has …

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Board member

Cédric Anker has extensive financial expertise and an exceptional professional background Since 2019, he has held the position of …

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Board member

Alain Benoit has extensive experience in the financial sector. His impressive career includes…

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Chief Investment Officer

Riccardo has extensive experience in the financial markets. His career began in 2000 as a …

Dr. Zeinab Abou Khalil, Chief Compliance Officer at SFM.

Chief Compliance Officer

Zeinab has joined SFM as Chief Compliance Officer. She has extensive experience, particularly in …

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Managing Partner

Ines Djelassi is Managing Partner of Swiss Finance Management International SA, and has a wealth of experience…
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Head of institutional sales

After more than 20 years working for major international groups, Nicolas joined SFM to put his knowledge and experience to good …

Katia Tabet, Client On-Boarding Specialist at SFM

Onboarding specialist

With more than twenty years’ experience in finance and investment, Katia previously held the position of …

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Board member

Antoine is co-founder of SFM and currently holds the position of Development Director at Elkho Group, …

CEO of SFM, Carlos Khoury

Carlos Khoury

CEO & Founder

With a PhD in Finance from Kenan-Flagler Business School in North Carolina, Carlos consolidated his reputation in the entrepreneurial and financial world as founder of several companies, including the international recruitment firm Elkho Group, as well as Swiss Finance Management International SA. He honed his leadership skills as Managing Partner of Norman Alex from 2002 to 2009.

With a remarkable command of several languages, including French, English, Arabic, Spanish, Italian, German and Russian, Carlos transcends cultural and linguistic boundaries to shape an exceptional entrepreneurial future.

Leonora Kerry Keane

COO & Co-Founder

As Co-Founder, Managing Director and COO of Swiss Finance Management International SA, Leonora has made a significant contribution to the company’s growth and success. Prior to this, Leonora held the position of CEO/COO at LCJ Investments SA, a specialized discretionary Global Macro Investment Manager based in Geneva, Switzerland. Leonora has worked for over 27 years in the international financial markets in London, Dublin, Hong Kong, India and Geneva. She has worked for various large global banking institutions including UBS, Mees Pierson (Fortis Bank) and Pioneer (Amundi). Leonora is a specialist in complex Financial Project Management and Financial Risk Management. Thanks to her expertise and commitment, she has helped create a solid, high-performance infrastructure for SFM’s continued growth on the international financial scene.

Fluent in French and English, Leonora Kerry Keane excels at communication and collaboration in a multilingual context.

Christiane El Habre

Co-Founder

– CEO – Elkho Group – Middle-East
– Operations Director – FFA Private Bank – 1997 to 2002
– Group Business Development Director – GAPCorp – 2002 to 2006
– COO – 2006 to 2011 then CEO from 2011 to 2019 – FFA Private Bank Dubai

– Spoken Languages : French – English – Arabic

Alain Benoit

Board Director

Alain Benoit has extensive experience in the financial sector. His impressive career includes key roles that have left a lasting imprint on the industry. From 1999 to 2007, he held the position of Director for French-speaking Switzerland at SwissLife, where he was responsible for the institutional BVG sector. He then spent 2 years as Regional Director HNWI at UBS. He has also held a number of key positions within several well-known companies, including Elkho Group and Banque Bonhôte & Cie SA in Neuchâtel.
Fluent in French, English and German, Alain Benoit has all the skills needed to navigate in an international, multilingual environment.

Antoine Aliotti

Board Director

Antoine is co-founder of Swiss Finance Management International SA and currently holds the position of Development Director at Elkho Group, overseeing operations in France and Monaco. After graduating from the EDHEC Group business school in Nice, he consolidated his expertise as Group Director at BNP Paribas from 2002 to 2016. His fluency in French, English and Spanish reinforces his ability to navigate effectively in an international and diverse environment.

Cedric Anker

Board Director

Cédric Anker has impressive financial expertise and a proven track record. Since 2019, he has been a member of the Executive Committee at Bordier & Cie, Banquiers Privés, where he contributes his strategic expertise. Prior to this, he successfully led Banque Cramer as CEO for 3 years. Cedric was also a key member of the Mirabaud Group Executive Committee, making a significant contribution to its growth. His role as CEO at Banque Vontobel Geneva from 2006 to 2010 reinforced his reputation as a visionary leader. Fluent in French and English, Cédric navigates with ease in a multicultural and multilingual environment.

Riccardo Altamura

Chief Investment Officer

Riccardo has extensive experience in the financial markets. His career began in 2000 as Supervisor Self Direct Investor at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. He went on to hold a number of key positions, including Portfolio Manager, Managing Director, Head of Trading and Chief Investment Officer, at renowned institutions such as CFE Finance, Amadeus Capital and GWM Group. He is currently Chief Investment Officer, providing investment advice to HNW clients. Riccardo is fluent in French, English and Italian.

Dr. Zeinab Abou Khalil, Chief Compliance Officer at SFM.

Zeinab Abou Khalil

Chief Compliance Officer

Zeinab has joined SFM as Chief Compliance Officer. She has a rich and varied experience, which includes a position as Compliance Officer at CIM Bank. In addition to her main responsibilities, Zeinab was an international trainer for Corporate Training programs for 6 years. She has successfully led a number of projects, including the FINMA authorization for a Multi-Family Office and collaborative projects with renowned entities such as PwC.
Alongside her work in the compliance field, she taught for 8 years at prestigious universities and completed her in-depth study in the field of Compliance with a PhD obtained in 2019. In addition to her impressive career, Zeinab has made a major contribution to doctoral research in banking compliance at Staffordshire University in the UK. She is fluent in French, English and Arabic.

Ines Djelassi

Managing Partner

Ines Djelassi is Managing Partner of Swiss Finance Management International SA and has a remarkable track record. Currently, and since 2023, she has been Head of Market in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. As Business Partner in the UAE and Director for the Middle East and North Africa region at Julius Baer Geneva, she played a key role in the development of this market. Her experience as Relationship Manager at a Multi Family Office in Geneva and Monaco from 2015 to 2019 testified to her ability to successfully manage long-term client relationships. Her impressive career began in 2000 as Senior Wealth Manager at LCL – Crédit Agricole Group in France, where she built up a wealth of financial expertise. She is fluent in French, English and Arabic.

Mathieu Sollier

Head of Francophone Market - Head of Development

Mathieu Sollier has joined Swiss Finance Management International SA as Director of the French-speaking market, responsible for guaranteeing development excellence. With solid experience in wealth engineering and corporate strategy, he has played a key role in the growth of renowned financial institutions, including BNP Paribas, Barclays Private Bank and Alpha Capital Group, where he held the positions of Director of Private Banking and Senior Private Banker.
In addition to his first-rate professional skills, Mathieu is distinguished by exceptional human qualities such as transparency, active listening and lasting commitment. These qualities are reflected in the trust placed in us by our employees and customers.

Mathieu is fluent in French and English, which enables him to serve our international clientele in the best possible way.

Nicolas Vincent

Head of institutional sales

After more than 20 years working with large international groups, Nicolas joined Swiss Finance Management International SA to put his knowledge and experience to good use as Head of Institutional Sales.
Nicolas plays a key role in our business. Thanks to his understanding of the financial landscape, his main mission is to maintain and develop relationships with our institutional customers. Our approach is to work with you to find tailor-made solutions for each of your needs. Nicolas speaks fluent French and English.

Katia Tabet, Client On-Boarding Specialist at SFM

Katia Tabet

Client On-Boarding Specialist

With over twenty years of experience in finance and investment, Katia previously held the position of administrative manager at a Geneva-based asset management company. Witness to the transformations in the financial and investment industry, Katia joined our team to put her expertise in administrative management to best use. Her exceptional interpersonal skills set her apart, enabling her to effectively coordinate our interactions with our customers. Katia is fluent in French, English and Arabic.