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Founder and Managing Director

Walter is a Founder and Managing Director of Magnolia Private Office SA. Previously, he acted as a co-founder of Vistra Group and was the Managing Director of Vistra Switzerland and Monaco until August 31, 2019.

A skilled and seasoned Trust and Estate Practitioner, Walter advises clients from around the world on their wealth planning, family governance and specific investment structures. Walter has gained over 30 years’ experience in serving leading providers in executive positions such as UBS, Intertrust and MeesPierson (Fortis).

He is a member of many professional associations, and holds a variety of academic honours, including master degrees in international economics from The Graduate Institute in Geneva and from Columbia University, New York.

Walter is fluent in English, German and French.