Patrizia Benedetti, PhD

Busi­ness Development 


Patrizia has been work­ing in the finan­cial indus­try for over 20 years. After obtain­ing her PhD in Physics from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Stuttgart and spend­ing the fol­low­ing year as post-doc­tor­al fel­low at the Max Planck Insti­tute for Intel­li­gent Sys­tems, in 2000 she decid­ed to move into the Asset Man­age­ment world in the role of Quan­ti­ta­tive Ana­lyst. Since then, she has held sev­er­al roles and thus gained sub­stan­tial expe­ri­ence in a broad num­ber of activ­i­ties with­in the Asset Man­age­ment industry.

Patrizia owns exten­sive knowl­edge in all aspects and inter­faces along the invest­ment-funds val­ue chain with­in dif­fer­ent fund domi­ciles, from the prod­ucts’ struc­tur­ing and launch­ing, to their merg­er and liquidation. 

She is used to pro­vide her exper­tise and sup­port also to Man­age­ment Com­pa­nies in their activ­i­ties and tasks along the tra­di­tion­al and alter­na­tive prod­ucts val­ue-chain, to advise key clients and their advi­sors and to par­tic­i­pate as a speak­er at con­fer­ences, pan­els, and oth­er pub­lic events.

Back in 2012 she was respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing and launch­ing the first active­ly man­aged equi­ty ETFs in Europe and Switzer­land. In her last role Patrizia was, among oth­ers, respon­si­ble for the con­cep­tu­al devel­op­ment and imple­men­ta­tion of a ful­ly inte­grat­ed fund data man­age­ment process (plat­form).

In her posi­tion at Ave­laLaw Patrizia pri­mar­i­ly focus­es on gen­er­al busi­ness development.

  • Head of Busi­ness Devel­op­ment, Ave­laLaw AG, Zürich, since April 2023
  • Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Senior Plat­form Man­ag­er, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. (Zurich)
  • Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Prod­uct Man­age­ment and Devel­op­ment, GAM Invest­ment Man­age­ment (Switzer­land) AG, Zurich
  • Co-Found­ing Part­ner and Board Mem­ber, Bal­ius Asset Man­age­ment AG, Zurich
  • Quan­ti­ta­tive Ana­lyst and Project Man­ag­er, BT&T Asset Man­age­ment AG, Zurich
  • Sci­en­tist, Max-Planck-Insti­tut für Intel­li­gente Sys­teme, Stuttgart
  • Not admit­ted to the bar
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of Rome (Italy), Fac­ul­ty of Physics, 1989–1994, Mas­ter in Physics
  • Max Planck Insti­tute for Sol­id State Physics and Uni­ver­si­ty of Stuttgart (Germany),1994–1998, Doc­tor­ate in Physics (Dr. rer. nat.)
  • Ital­ian
  • Ger­man
  • Eng­lish

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