Christoph Rentsch started his career in investment banking at Credit Suisse. Subsequently, he worked in various senior management functions for the Alusuisse-Lonza Group both in Switzerland and in the USA. He joined the finance department of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd in 1994 and subsequently became Head of Group Funding and Capital Markets, responsible for all public and private finance transactions on Group level. In 2003 he was a co-founder and partner of Caperis Ltd, an investment advisory and management firm, before joining privately held Polyphor in 2010 as CFO and member of the management board where he supported the company in key stages of its development. In 2015 Christoph joined Santhera Pharmaceuticals as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee to support the company in its future growth plans and its transition from a development to a product stage company.
Christoph holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences, Basel.