François Sunier – Non-Executive Director

 

François Sunier, a Swiss citizen, has over 25 years' of experience in the financial sector. He currently serves as the CEO and Managing Director of Suntrust Investment Co. SA, an asset management company that has been active in the financial sector for over 30 years.

 

Before joining Suntrust in 1998, Mr. Sunier worked for Goldman Sachs in London as an Executive Director where he was co-head of the fixed income sales department for Switzerland from 1993 to 1997.  Prior to that, Mr. Sunier was with UBS Philips & Drew in London and completed his asset management training with Union Bank of Switzerland in Geneva in 1992.   

 

Mr. Sunier has been instrumental in setting up various businesses in the energy and resource space and currently serves in the Board of numerous companies, among them Avance Gas Holding Ltd, Bermuda, a listed company on the Norwegian stock market that operates a fleet of VLGC’s vessels. Mr. Sunier is also an active board member of the following companies: Mirabaud SCA (Private Bank), Group Minoteries S.A (listed on the Swiss Stock Market), Suntrust Investment Co, Prisminvest SA (Chairman), Sunmills SA, Primatrust SA among other private international companies.

 

Mr. Sunier has a Bachelor degree in political sciences from the University of Geneva.