Alexandra Jequier is a consultant in the Geneva office with a focus on the consumer goods, professional services and tech sectors. She believes the greatest asset of organizations is their human capital and therefore advises clients in the areas of executive search, board search, board structuring & review, succession planning, governance, talent assessment & development, as well as Next Generation transition and development.
Before joining AvS – International trusted Advisors, Alexandra worked in the Big Data and Security division of Atos, a leading global IT service provider. There, she ensured resilient and secure communications systems for emergency forces in charge of critical missions and homeland security. Previously, she spent five years as the Content & Communication Director of the Family Business Network (FBN), the world’s leading organization of family-owned businesses. Prior to that, she held several leadership roles at the World Economic Forum (WEF), including managing the forum’s relationships with the world’s leading professional services firms (accounting, consulting, human capital and legal). She started her professional career in marketing and communications at an information technology start-up, and also held managerial positions in marketing and trade marketing with multinationals in the fast-moving consumer goods sector.
Alexandra has a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. She is a certified family business advisor, an experienced moderator, and a regular conference speaker. Also, she is an engaged alumna of the Collège Alpin Beau-Soleil and a mentor to their students. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and outdoor sports.
- FMCG, Professional Services, IT, NGOs
- Recruitment and evaluation of executives
- Best Practices in family businesses, family offices and family foundations
- Next Generation transition and development
- Leadership, talent management and succession