Roger is a seasoned Board Member for early-stage life science companies and has assisted numerous start-ups, growth companies and projects in their set-up, talent and financial sourcing.
For many years, Roger has been involved in companies such as VERSAMEB, KINARUS, AUREALIS Tx, NEMIS and many others as a board member, advisor and/or co-founder. He is also the founder and owner of Clarena AG, serving corporates and executives in the fields of corporate finance, change management, coaching and HR.
In his earlier career at Coopers & Lybrand (later PwC), he consulted with mid to large sized multinational companies on matters of financial and risk management. Prior to joining Coopers & Lybrand, he helped the US investment bank Salomon Brothers Inc., in the US, UK and Switzerland to establish a Swiss client base with institutional investors. Before joining Salomon Brothers, he worked as a trader with a private bank in Geneva and in Private Banking at Swiss Bank Corp in Basel.
He holds a finance degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Basel.