Manuel Krieger

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Manuel Krieger is a Founding Partner and CEO of Sygnum Switzerland. Prior to that, he established and was the CEO of a Family Office in Switzerland. Previously, he was the Head of Multi Asset Class Portfolio Management at Wegelin Asset Management / 1741 Asset Management. He is also a Founding Partner of the Blockchain Hub Trust Square. Manuel Krieger holds a Master of Arts in Banking and Finance from the University of St. Gallen and a Master of Arts in Information Management (Computer Science and Economics) from the University of Fribourg.

Professional History

2018 – present


  • Founding Partner & CEO Switzerland, Zurich



  • Chief Executive Officer, Zurich

2014 – 2017

Independent Advisor

  • Research and development of algorithmic trading strategies, Küssnacht a. R.
  • Design and setup of a fully automated trading infrastructure co-located at the CME futures exchange in Chicago, Küssnacht a. R.

2012 – 2014

1741 Asset Management

  • Head Multi Asset Class Portfolio Management, Zurich

2006 – 2012

Wegelin & Co. Private Bankers (Wegelin Asset Management)

  • Fund Strategist & Product Manager, St. Gallen / Zurich
  • Member of the Investment Office, St. Gallen / Zurich



University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Master of Arts HSG in Banking and Finance


University of Fribourg, Switzerland, Master of Arts in Information Management