Mohsen Sohrabi – Founder
Mohsen Sohrabi has managed MBS Capital Advice since its foundation in Geneva in 1990. He is also a board member of several other institutions. Prior to founding MBS Capital Advice, he was a vice-president of Banque Paribas in Switzerland. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Geneva.
Mohammad Reza Nadjafi – Partner
Mohammad has been the administrator of MBS Capital Advice since 2008. After a short period working for a banking software firm, he joined MBS Capital Advice in 1992 where he was responsible for designing and implementing the IT infrastructure. From 1999 to 2002 he was head of the investment team at the bank SCS Alliance. From 2002 to 2007 he managed Logical Investment Advisory – a fund management company – which he had founded. Mohammad has a degree in engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne (EPFL).
Benoît Piette – Senior Consultant
Benoît began his career in 1994 at the Générale de Banque (Brussels) with the investment strategy department. In 1996 he joined the CERN pension fund to develop the internal investment process and to run the internally managed European bond portfolio as well as the global equity portfolio. In 2005, he joined Banque J. Safra Sarasin to develop advisory services for pension funds in the French-speaking part of Switzerland and later directed various teams in contact with institutional clients based in Switzerland. He joined MBS Capital Advice in 2017. Benoît holds a Master’s degree from HEC Liège (Belgium) and the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.
Chohreh has been responsible for the integration and integrity of client portfolio data since 1993. Prior to that she was a diplomat with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva (IHEID).
Catherine has been responsible for reporting since 2007. She joined MBS Capital Advice following a career with AGF-Allianz and the Société Générale Group. She holds a Master’s degree in Asset Management from the University of Lyon and a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University du Mans.
Chrissanthos has been responsible for the development and maintenance of the IT systems and for coordination with outside suppliers since 2008. Previously, he worked for software companies Magic Suisse SA and Delphisoft SA. Chrissanthos Anthopoulos holds a Federal Certificate in Software Engineering.
Renaud is responsible for market, portfolio analysis and fund selection. Before joining MBS Capital Advice in 2012, he worked for UBS in Luxembourg and more recently for Unigestion in Geneva. Renaud has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Grenoble, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.
Céline joined MBS Capital Advice in 2013 as administrative manager. She is also involved in portfolio reconciliation and reporting activities. Previously, she worked in the area of asset management and then in the Global Custody department of Lombard Odier. She has over 15 years of banking experience, with both private and institutional clients.
Yaira joined MBS Capital Advice in 2018. She is responsible for the administration and logistics of the company. Previously, she worked in this same capacity in the banking industry. She graduated from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne.
Philippe joined MBS Capital Advice in 2018 as Head of Quantitative Analysis. As part of his studies he has carried out research in experimental particle physics in the international LHCb collaboration at CERN. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Physics.