Ian Cookson

Vice-Chairman, Independent and non-executive Director
Ian Cookson

Swiss, born 1947

Ian Cookson has been active in the financial services sector for over 45 years and has built one of the most efficient IT operations in Private Banking worldwide.
Ian was Chief Operating Officer of EFG International and member of the Executive Committee until 2007. He was previously a member of the Executive Committee of EFG Bank (since 2002). Prior to this, Ian was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of EFG Bank (1997-2002), Chief Operating Officer of Banque de Dépôts, Geneva (1991-1997) and Head of Management Services of CBI-TDB Union Bancaire Privée (1986-1991).

Acknowledging the importance of the sustainability and CSR strategy (ESG matters), Ian is chairing the Nomination & ESG Committee which is also considering the strategy and targets for the ESG matters and overseeing the ESG reporting.