Andreas IsenschmidCo-Founder and Chairman
Andreas started his career at a law firm and soon after completing a commercial apprenticeship he moved to the banking world where he built up extensive knowledge of offshore services whilst he was with Standard Chartered Bank in Switzerland for over 19 years. During this time he specialised in corporate banking and the structuring and finance of trade.
Andreas is truly dedicated to his clients and has never lost his motivation to find the appropriate and tailor-made solution for each client. In his free time he is a sports fanatic, and enjoys skiing or playing tennis. He also enjoys adventurous cycling holidays with his wife.
Philip BrunnerManaging Director, Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)
Philip began his banking career with a three-year commercial apprenticeship at UBS where he worked in various departments and where he developed a deep insight into the banking world. He then worked for UBS, Lavoro Bank (BNL) and BNP Paribas as an Account Manager and looked after Institutional Clients.
Philip earned his Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Investments and Derivatives at the University of Zurich. Further he completed various STEP Diplomas specialising in International Trust Management. Philip has a young family and adores his time spent in the mountains which provide the perfect balance to both office and city life.
Michael IsenschmidManaging Director, Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP)
Michael started his banking career with Credit Suisse in Zurich in 1996 and over the years held various positions in the Wealth Management and Corporate Banking area. From 2009 until 2014 he worked for Credit Suisse in Beijing and Hong Kong. In his last position at Credit Suisse, Michael served as their Chief Operating Officer of the Corporates & Institutions department in Hong Kong.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Michael is a very keen traveller and will always choose a new destination every year. He often reads diversified literature on various countries he wishes to learn more about and discover. Michael also enjoys both watching and playing sports.
Panos AgorastosManaging Director
Panos worked for Credit Suisse in various departments within the Private Banking division. He joined the team at IAP in 2006 and has over 15 years’ experience working within the financial industry. Panos held various functions within the fiduciary services team and later serving as the Portfolio Manager as well as a Member of the Investment Committee. During this time he gained valuable knowledge and expertise in fiduciary services and notably investment management.
Panos has completed his Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration at the Private University of Applied Sciences in Zurich. His free time is spent enjoying time with his young family. Panos is also a keen football supporter.