Simone Thompson spent 18 years at UBS working in asset management, wealth management and corporate center, holding various senior positions. In 2012, she took on the pos
ition of Chief of Staff to the President of UBS Wealth Management (WM), executing on key strategic programs. Her areas of expertise include marketing, sales, business development, project management, cultural change, philanthropy and fundraising. She holds an Honours Degree in Law and French (LLB Hons.), has studied finance and behavioural economics at Harvard Business School and behavioural economics at the London School of Economics (LSE). She is an alumnus of INSEAD (AMP) and has completed an executive education at IMD Business School, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing and Kellogg School of Management in Chicago. She is currently advisor to a number of non/for profit boards predominantly in the start-up space focussing on sustainability.