Jürg Gabathuler
Management Office
gabaPM GmbH - Egg b. Zürich

… has over 30 years of experience in foreign exchange trading and banking. He set up and ran successful trading operations, managed operational as well as policy units at UBS London, the Central Bank of Oman in Muscat, Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS) and Raiffeisen in Switzerland.  During his time at these institutions he was responsible, on a number of occasions, for the review and re-engineering of business processes as well as developing and bringing to market a number of new products and services, This included establishing trading and execution teams in major exchange traded derivatives markets around the globe. Furthermore he was instrumental in establishing the global OTC currency option business at SBC/O'Connor in Chicago.

In 1995 Jurg used his wide experience to move into Risk Management and Strategy consulting as a partner with 'Big 5' companies in Switzerland. His focus was Risk Management and Strategy Consulting. For two European Exchanges he ran projects to initiate a strategic and operational re-orientation. At KPMG he was responsible for establishing their risk management team and services.  Jürg was co-head of the newly developed global OpsRisk team and methodology which eventually culminated in a state of the art Enterprise Wide Risk Management Concept which he later perfected at Arthur Andersen. Over the years his main focus has been on working for exchanges, banks and regulatory authorities.

 

At Raiffeisen one of his tasks was to motivate smaller, independent units to merge into more effective structures. He supported them in their strategic, operational and cultural realignment taking into account the needs and agendas of the various stakeholders. Today Jürg is the owner of gabaPM, a consulting boutique in the Zurich area. He runs the management office at Valeria Capital, which supports the management board mainly on business development issues.​