Elisabeth's lengthy experience as a leader within both the business and the non-profit sector has given her great knowledge of how to build and run companies/ organisations. She has also worked extensively with boards and seen the importance of dedicated board members who support the operational activities.
Her background within a variety of management positions has positioned her as a very good coach who thoroughly enjoys helping business/ organisation leaders to success. From the very start-up, to translating words and strategies into practical action, to building a team that works in the same direction and has the same goals.
Elisabet has worked in various corporate cultures, both nationally and internationally, for example: General Secretary at SOS Children's Villages Sweden (2000-2009) and SEB in various positions, most recently as Senior Client Executive SEB Card / SEB Group (1986-2000).
Elisabet's other board assignments are for Gålöstiftelsen, Tallparkens Vänner and Elia consult.
Markus has 20 years of experience from the financial industry, more specifically within wealth management and financial planning.
Today Markus works at Marquardt & Kollegen where he is founder, owner and board member. The company's main business is fee-only asset management.
Previously, Markus worked at EFC as Sales Manager (2004-2010) and at MLP as Financial Advisor (1998-2003). Markus has extensive experience in customer relations, leading teams and working with boards.
Markus lives and works in Germany, where he is also trained in Bank Management and Finance.
Trevor leverages his 20 years of banking experience to help people with their financial transitions.
His career in banking - namely with, Trade Development Bank, Boston Trust & deposit Co, American Express Bank, KPMG and Digital - led him to work in the United States and Brazil. He then returned to Geneva, where he served for ten years as Director of the Iberia & Latin America Team with Barclays Wealth.
Born in Canada, Trevor holds Swiss and British passports. In 1986, he graduated from the University of Geneva with a degree in business and obtained a stockbroker license two years later from the Securities and Exchange Commission in New York. He also studied management at the INSEAD of Paris. In addition to French and English, Trevor also is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.
Trevor is co-founder of Lyra’s sister company in Switzerland (Lyra Wealth SA). He is also on the board of Lyra Wealth SA and Lyra Group SA.
Sarah’s area of expertise is governance and audit of legal structures. She uses her knowledge to help safeguard our clients' wealth and related financial interests.
Sarah was born in Geneva. In 2002, she graduated from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva with a master's degree. Four years later, she obtained the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management.
In 2003, Sarah began her professional career in the Trust business with Cititrust (Switzerland) SA and then Barclaytrust (Swiss) SA where she worked as a Trust Officer. She then joined Lyra. Sarah is fluent in French and English.
Sarah sits on the board of Lyra Wealth SA and Lyra Group SA.
Peter Norman holds an MBA in economics and has worked at Stockholm University, Sveriges Riksbank (The Swedish Central Bank), Sjunde AP-fonden AP 7 (Swedish state pension system), Alfred Berg and ABN AMRO. He has also been Minister for financial markets in the Swedish Government, Chairman of the investment committee of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Member of the Investment committee of Mistra (The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research), Advisor at SAAB’s pension fund and Chairman of Carnegie Bank.
Since many years Peter has been promoting fairness and transparency in the financial industry, amongst other through advocating for the use of science-based investing and the ban on commissions for financial advisors.