President, Building Bridges
Patrick Odier is the President of Building Bridges, a multistakeholder effort that aims to enhance the finance industry’s contribution to achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd. since January 1st, 2014, and he has been Senior Managing Partner of the Lombard Odier Group since July 1st, 2008. He joined the Lombard Odier Group in 1982 and completed his training in Zurich, New York, and Montreal, before becoming a Managing Partner in 1986. He holds an economics degree from the University of Geneva and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. He is also the president of Swiss Sustainable Finance (SSF), member of the Board of economiesuisse (Swiss Business Federation). and was the Chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association from 2009 to 2016. He is also a board member of several Swiss and international academic institutions and philanthropic organisations.