Mathieu Saint-Cyr

CEO in less than three years: How this wealth manager is leading GMG

06 October 2021
Publication by Citywire


Published in Citywire Magazine (September 2021 issue) »

When he is not managing money, Mathieu Saint-Cyr explores the depths of the seas. The licensed scuba diver and CEO of Geneva Management Group (GMG), says he was very young when he started practicing the sport.

‘I just remember vividly that you could not see much and it was extremely cold,’ he says, recalling his first experience.

If in his free time he dives down, at work he has climbed up. He was appointed CEO in May, less than three years after joining the company in 2018. He took over from Dave Elzas, who co-founded the firm in 2000 and now acts as executive chairman.

‘We talk multiple times a day but he has hired me to run the business the way I think the business should be run and I think that is a very sustainable way of managing a company.

‘I also expect those in my team to come up with their own ideas and to challenge my way of thinking,’ he says.

Over the years, the company has grown and now has CHF 1bn in assets under management. It has also expanded its offering, which now also includes private equity, real estate and asset management…

Read the full interview at Citywire »


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