Antoine Raphael is an acknowledged expert in the financial services sector. He has over 30 years’ experience as a senior bank executive with regional and international banks in Canada, Switzerland and the Middle East. He has demonstrated skills in strategy, business development, asset management, turnaround management, organization, governance, cost optimization, digitization, governance and risk management. Antoine has successfully planned and led a regional bank-wide restructuring across all its operations in the EMEA region. He also sat on the Board of several investment funds in the UK and Netherlands. Mr. Raphael was then appointed CEO of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. with a mandate to turnaround the Bank and bring it back to profitability, which he successfully completed after two years.
Mr. Raphael then re-joined Booz & Co (now ‘Strategy&’, part of PwC) as the Financial Services practice Lead Partner. He helped a number of national champions and regional banks develop their strategy, expand internationally and improve their governance.
Mr. Raphael has recently joined EPOQ Partners, a private investment advisory firm.
Antoine holds a B.Sc. in Management from the University of the State of New York.