Team & Partners

The Board of Directors is responsible for the overall direction of the business and for delivering sustainable value within a best practice governance framework.

The professional experience of the Board encompasses all relevant fields of expertise, such as traditional banking and finance, DLT, legal, compliance and organizational development.
Luka Müller
Co-Founder & Chairman
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Gabriela Maria Payer
Vice-Chairwoman
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Thomas Buess
Head of Audit & Risk Committee
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Chua Kim Leng
Head of AML Committee
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Johannes Höhener
Director
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Peter Wuffli
Director
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The Executive Board is responsible for the management of the business. It implements strategic and operational plans and drives dialogue with Sygnum’s stakeholders.

Our team combines deep expertise in traditional finance and DLT.
Manuel Krieger
Co-Founder & CEO Switzerland
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Mathias Imbach
Co-Founder & CEO Singapore
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Guido Hüppin
Chief Financial Officer
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Helmut Kaufmann
Chief Risk Officer
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Stephan Kunz
Chief Operating Officer
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Fabian Dori
Chief Information Officer
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Mathias Imbach
Co-Founder & CEO Singapore
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Gerald Goh
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
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Roland Schwinn
Managing Director, Head of Business Development
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Stefan Mueller
Managing Director, Head of Asset Management
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Jennifer Lewis
Advisor
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The distinguished and diverse Advisory Council members are leaders within their fields and lend their expertise and influence to the company.
ANG Kong Hua
Industry Advisor
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Philipp Hildebrand
Industry Advisor
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HSIEH Fu Hua
Industry Advisor
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Stefan Linder
Industry Advisor
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Patrick McGoldrick
Industry Advisor
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TEH Kok Peng
Industry Advisor
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Leslie Teo
Industry Advisor
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Bill Barhydt
Technology Advisor
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David Lee
Technology Advisor
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Alexander Lipton
Technology Advisor
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Loi Luu
Technology Advisor
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Sygnum's product offering is developed in close alignment with its trusted, strategic partners. Together, we share a common vision of how DLT will transform the financial services industry.
Swisscom
Strategic Partnership
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Deutsche Börse Group
Strategic Partnership
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Custodigit
Joint Venture
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Sygnum was founded by an experienced and interdisciplinary team of banking, investment, technology and regulatory experts, and backed by a distinguished group of individuals & institutions.
"I was very impressed by Sygnum’s focus on how DLT will impact the banking industry, and also by their entrepreneurial spirit."
Philipp Hildebrand
Advisor, Vice Chairman, BlackRock
"I joined Sygnum because I believe in the breakthrough potential of DLT in financial services, and because of Sygnum's convincing set up in terms of its team, partners and intellectual and financial resources."
Peter Wuffli
Director, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, elea Foundation
"I joined because I am pleased to support an innovative and enthusiastic team with my longtime experience in the financial services industry. With Sygnum we are at the forefront of a new technology that is as promising as it is challenging."
Thomas Buess
Director, Member of the Board of Directors, The Swiss Life Group
"I believe that Sygnum can leverage the technological trend and deliver value to clients, but more importantly I believe in the founders' fundamental desire to do good."
CHUA Kim Leng
Director, Former Member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Executive Committee