About us

Our Management Board consists of international experts from industry and academia. With two former bank CEOs, six professors and several PhDs and Masters we have a powerful team that applies the knowledge of academic research to create real solutions for the financial industry.

Prof. Dr. Walter Farkas
Head Risk Management, Board President 

Phone: +41 44 634 39 53

Mobile: +41 79 916 70 10

Prof. Dr. Marc Paolella
Head Asset Management, Board Member 

Phone: +41 44 634 39 53

Prof. Dr. Pawel Polak
Head Machine Learning, Director, Board Member

Phone: +1 212 851 07 05

Prof. Dr. Karl Schmedders
Head Operations Research, Board Member

Phone: +41 44 634 37 70

Mobile:+41 79 136 98 48

Sandro Schmid, MBA, MAS
Managing Partner and Board Member

Phone: +41 43 456 26 42

Mobile: +41 79 470 59 92

We have a broad team of specialists working on our different projects. They combine strong quantitative, analytical and computer programming skills with project management and industry experience.

If you are interested to work for AAAccell, please send your CV to info@aaaccell.ch. We are looking forward to meeting you!

We benefit from experienced Advisory Partners who challenge our ideas and act as sparring partners.

Barend Fruithof

Barend Fruithof is heading the advisory board of AAAccell. He held several Executive Board (ExB) positions at different banks in Switzerland – among these Bank Julius Bär, Credit Suisse, Raiffeisen Group and Zürcher Kantonalbank.

Prof. Dr. Giovanni Barone-Adesi

Giovanni Barone-Adesi is professor of finance theory and director at the Swiss Finance Institute, University of Lugano, Switzerland. He has taught at the University of Alberta, University of Texas at Austin, the Wharton School and City University.

Prof. Dr. Alexander Mc Neil

Alexander McNeil is Professor in Actuarial Science, Accounting and Finance, at the University of York. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and a Corresponding Member of the Swiss Association of Actuaries.