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We believe that attractive, consistent, and repeatable investment results cannot be achieved by an individual. Collaboration and collective decision making are thus at the heart of our firm, and are facilitated and optimized by our proprietary Technology platform.

01_Juerg Schaeppi
Juerg Schaeppi
Juerg Schaeppi

Jürg Schäppi is the Chairman and a founding Partner of 2Xideas. He is also a founding partner and principal shareholder of Bellevue Group. He managed Bank am Bellevue, the brokerage and corporate finance division of Bellevue Group, as CEO from 2000 to 2010. Previously, Jürg was employed as an investment banker by S.G. Warburg (now UBS) in Geneva as well as Julius Baer and Citicorp (now Citigroup) in Zurich. Since 1998 he has been active as an investor and independent director on the boards of several hedge funds.

Jürg holds a Master's degree in Economics (lic. oec.) from the University of St. Gallen and a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

02_Dr. Roger Meister
Dr. Roger Meister
Dr. Roger Meister

Dr. Roger Meister is the CEO and a founding Partner of 2Xideas. From 2008 to 2012, he served as CFO of a next-generation battery company, managing several legal entities in Europe and the US. Roger started his career at Bank am Bellevue as a sell-side equity analyst focusing on listed technology stocks. Concurrently, Roger built up an in-house venture capital fund for Bellevue Group and served on the boards of several portfolio companies.

Roger holds a PhD in Behavioral Finance and a Master’s degree in Information and Technology Management from the University of St. Gallen. He is also a CFA® charterholder.

54_Fabian Schmid
Dr. Fabian Schmid
Risk & Compliance
Dr. Fabian Schmid

Dr. Fabian Schmid is the Head of the Regulatory & Compliance Financial Services division of Grant Thornton AG, which acts as 2Xideas’ outsourced Company Risk & Compliance Office. Fabian leads the mandate and has over 15 years of professional experience in financial markets law. Together with his team, he supports the auditing of all regulatory matters and acts as the consulting expert in the Regulatory & Compliance Financial Services division, particularly on the topics of the Financial Institutions Act (FinIA), Financial Services Act (FinSA), CISA, AMLA and corporate governance. Compliance services for smaller and medium-sized banks and asset managers are a particular focus. In addition to setting up dedicated outsourcing services in the areas of ICS, compliance, and risk management for asset managers, he has led various FINMA investigative mandates and special audit mandates in the banking sector in the past.

Fabian holds a PhD in law (Dr. iur.) in the field of financial markets/asset management law from the University of Bern.