Our team

Bernard Stoessel

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

The Swiss CEO and co-founder of Glosya has over 20 years of SENIOR MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE with UBS Group including Head of the UBS Wealth Management Geneva Desk for Sub-Saharan Africa. He is also a certified con- sultant to the United Nations and a BOARD MEMBER of several companies.

THIERRY DIME

CO-FOUNDER

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/thierrydime/
An African and Swiss co-founder of Glosya, owner of ‘Le Monde Economique’ a leading Swiss news and economic analysis magazine with an extensive professional network and high-level MEDIA RELATIONS EXPERTISE.

PASCAL SCHNEITER

CO-FOUNDER

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/pascal-schneiter-24a283/
A Swiss co-founder of Glosya with over fifteen years of experience working with the ICRC in Africa with responsibility for FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT issues and relationship manager for UBS Wealth Management on the sub- Saharan Africa market.

PIETRO BONGIOVANNI

CO-FOUNDER

Creator of MCA (Multimedia Concept for Advertising) in 1996, the company is specialised in the field of multimedia, with the development of a cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning software, also active in Africa. He is involved in various associations and leads in a local entrepreneurship association.

DR. SUKETU NAIK

ASSOCIATE – HEAD AFRICA

An African entrepreneur with degrees in STRATEGIC AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT including an MBA. He is the chair of several companies and brings an extensive network from a wide range of international and governmental insti- tutions. He is based in Mauritius.

ERIC VAZEY

ASSOCIATE – LEGAL & GENERAL COUNSEL

Biographie complète
http://www.mmvrlegal.com/fr/avocats/eric-vazey/eric-vazey.html
A business lawyer with expertise in INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW AND FINANCING, commercial contracts and financial law, and legal and business structuring for government and private business in Africa.

Dr. NICOLAS CRETTENAND

MANAGING DIRECTOR GLOSYA INFRASTRUCTURES

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolas-crettenand-5969a154/
The Swiss MD of Glosya Infrastructures and former Africa Director for BG Consulting Engineers has a Master’s in civil engineering and a PhD in Renewable Energy & Policy from EPFL as well as 18 years of experience in 14 African countries, including residency for several years on the African continent.

SERGE GAY

MANAGING DIRECTOR GLOSYA EDUCATION

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/serge-gay-aa8035111/
The Swiss MD of Glosya Education. He has run, established and grown schools for over 25 years. His expertise in strategy, development of educational concepts and his networks of international partners, have contributed to the long-term successes of the schools he has run for both students and investors alike.

Dr. BEAT STOLL

MANAGING DIRECTOR GLOSYA MEDICAL

The Swiss MD of Glosya Medical. As a MEDICAL DOCTOR he is involved in Global Health training and in research on an international level including work for WHO, ICRC, the University of Geneva, the medical faculty of Yaoundé, Cameroon and other African governments and institutions.

PATRICK FERRONATO

SENIOR PROJECT LEADER

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-ferronato-9467a81/
A seasoned business leader with more than 35 years in the chemical and packaging industries with DuPont. He has a track record in COMMERCIAL AND OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES, investment strategy, and leader- ship of multicultural and cross functional teams.

STEPHANE VELAN

CORPORATE FINANCE

Corporate Finance, with 20 years of experience in board and corporate management positions, he has an extensive experience in banking, high-tech innovation and medical sector. He is an expert in M&A and structured finance, including financial analysis, modelling and tax advices, for Swiss and international transactions.

VANESSA DE MELO

OFFICE MANAGER 

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-de-melo-33b36447/
Office manager in Geneva, of Swiss and Portuguese origin, she is at the center of all interactions with Glosya’s activities. With a banking background, she has developed her administrative skills for 10 years with a 2 years’ experience in South Africa. Passionate about the African market, she is pursuing her Bachelor degree in International Business Management at the Haute Ecole de Gestion in Geneva, with a focus on emerging markets.

CONTACT US

Rue de Lausanne 63 1202 Genève T. +41 (0) 22 715 24 30 www.glosya.swiss info@glosya.swiss

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