Dr. Philipp Halbherr

Dr. Philipp Halbherr

Swiss citizen, term of office from 20 September 2008 to 21 May 2016. Education: Graduate degree and Ph.D. in Economics, University of Zurich.


1983–1987 National research program No. 9 “Econo­mic development,” assistant to head of program. 1984–1987 Lecturer, HWV, Zurich. 1977–2003 Various lec­turing assignments, University of Zurich. 1987–1989 Research grant from Swiss National Science Foundation, Stanford University, USA. Zürcher Kantonalbank, Zurich: 1995–2000 Head of Central Risk Controlling. 1991–2002 Head of Economics. 1999–2004 Head of Treasury. 2002–2005 Head of Financial Management. 2005–2008 Head of the Finance business unit. Since 2008 Head of Institutionals & Multinationals (formerly Investment Banking).

Further activities and mandates

  • Chairman, Education and Knowledge Transfer Advisory Board, Swiss Finance Institute, Zurich