Stephan Pöhner

lic. iur. UZH
EMBA Executive MBA HSG

studied at the Universities of Zurich and St. Gallen.
He is notably active in all areas of corporate law, in financial market law, specialising in the field of investor and consumer protection law, as well as risk management, AML, compliance and corporate governance, in the full range of contract law and criminal law with a focus on corporate crime.
Following various executive positions in the Swiss and European financial sector, where he was employed many years, among other as a member of the Executive Board of a European investment company based on the Anglo-Saxon model in Frankfurt, Luxemburg and Paris, and during which he also acquired in-depth knowledge of the entire process of credit allocation and the global credit card business, he has worked for over 15 years in local law firms focusing on all aspects of financial services, investor and consumer protection law.
In the course of these activities, he earned an Executive MBA from the University of St. Gallen and has continually acquired further knowledge and practical experience in specific fields of law. He possesses a very wide network in the finance market and compliance law as well as in the area of combatting global money laundering.
Stephan Pöhner grew up in German and South American regions and has worked not only in the local and German economic area but also in British, American and French organisational cultures. He is fluent in German, Spanish, English and French.