Born 1957, Swiss and French national
Member of the Board of Directors
Henry Peter completed his studies in law at the University of Geneva in 1979, and in 1981 he was called to the Geneva bar. Following a pupillage in Geneva, a period of study as a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and legal work in Lugano, he obtained his PhD at the University of Geneva in 1988. Since 1988 he has been a partner in a law firm in Lugano, now Peter · Bernasconi & Partners. In addition, he has been Professor of Business Law at the University of Geneva since 1997. Henry Peter frequently acts as arbitrator in commercial and sport cases. He has been a member of the Swiss Takeover Board since 2004, and a member of the Sanction Commission of the SWX Swiss Exchange since 2007.