Bernard is co-founder and Managing Partner of Endeavour Vision whose main focus is within the internet and consumer sector, as well as cleantech investments. Bernard is responsible for all the financial, administrative and legal dimensions of the firm.
Bernard currently serves on the board of Spartoo.com, Retailo, Tagsys RFID Group Inc. and Perigee. He was previously a director of PolySpace Technologies (sold to The Mathworks) and Mobile News Channel (sold to Alcatel). He was the President of the Cleantech Summit 2009, an international event gathering over 200 investors and market makers around the most innovative European cleantech start-ups.
Prior to Endeavour Vision, Bernard worked with McKinsey & Co, where he gained strong experience in corporate and business strategy, sales and marketing strategy as well as in restructuring projects. Bernard has worked in a number of industries including banking, transportation-logistics, biotech, electronics, power generation and automotive in Switzerland, France, Germany, the UK and Taiwan.
Bernard holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France), a MEng in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, and an MSc in Manufacturing Systems, with an award from Brunel University London.
Bernard is married with two young daughters. His main interest is spending time with his family. He also enjoys outdoor activities, motor sports and travels.
His favourite question to entrepreneurs: « Let’s say you can make a wish. Which part of the business would you wish to change that would dramatically and positively impact your business? »