About us

Wellershoff & Partners was founded in 2009. Our diverse backgrounds broaden and deepen our views on the economy and financial markets. We support our clients with our fact-based insights into economic developments and their implications for investors.


Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Wellershoff

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the board and Partner
Klaus W. Wellershoff
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"We know but little. Yet this small amount of knowledge is immensely powerful."

Klaus W. Wellershoff is chairman of the board at Wellershoff & Partners. He was previously chief economist at the Swiss Bank Corporation and then at UBS. Klaus teaches economics at the University of St. Gallen and works pro bono with several foundations and organisations supporting science, culture and sports.


Dr. Cyril Demaria

Head Private Markets
Cyril Demaria
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"Private markets thrive on asymmetric and imperfect information as well as market disruptions."

Cyril Demaria, Head of Private Markets at Wellershoff & Partners, focuses on illiquid assets. Before receiving his PhD in management at the University of St. Gallen, he graduated in Entrepreneurship from HEC Paris as well as in Law and Geopolitics from Parisian Universities and the Lyon Institute of Political Studies. Before Working at Wellershoff & Partners, Cyril founded multiple funds and worked at the UBS CIO office, where he was in charge of private markets research. Cyril regularly lectures at the ESCP-Europe, EDHEC and EADA. He is an expert for SECA, AFIC and InvestEurope.

+41 44 256 80 45
cyril.demaria@wellershoff.ch


Hanspeter Hausheer

Senior Economist
Hanspeter Hausheer
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"Age doesn’t turn a fool into a sage... but it does give you some experience."

Hanspeter Hausheer is a senior economist at Wellershoff & Partners, focusing on the global economy. After studying economics at the University of Zürich, he spent four decades at UBS as a commodities analyst and economist.


Nadine van Huisseling

Personal Assistant to the Chairman
Nadine van Huisseling
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"My forecast: You will be best served and advised by us."

Nadine van Huisseling is the personal assistant to the Chairman of Wellershoff & Partners. She is in charge of coordinating requests for presentations, especially for keynote-addresses and speeches by Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Wellershoff. Nadine has previously worked at several consulting companies and in a family office in Zurich and New York City respectively. She is a graduate of the Swiss Institute for Business Administration in Zurich and has completed The Secretarial School at the KV Zurich Business School previously. 

 


Christa Janjic-Marti

Head Investment Strategy
Christa Janjic-Marti
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"Emerging markets may no longer be the white knights of the global economy, but their potential remains vast."

Christa Janjic-Marti is Head of Investment Strategy at Wellershoff & Partners. She focuses on the investment strategies of Wellershoff & Partners and our clients. Christa studied at the University of Lausanne and at Cambridge University for a Master’s in economics. She was an emerging market economist at UBS Investment Bank in Zurich, Singapore and London before joining Wellershoff & Partners.


Beatrice Kählin

Assistant to the CEO
Beatrice Kählin
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"Success only comes when working as a team."

Beatrice Kählin is CEO Felix Brill’s assistant at Wellershoff & Partners. Besides her administrative responsibilities, Beatrice coordinates the presentations, lectures and events made by Wellershoff & Partners’ experts.


Dr. Costa Vayenas

Senior Investment Consultant
Costa Vayenas
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“Financial globalization has hardly started.”

Costa Vayenas is Senior Investment Consultant at Wellershoff & Partners. Previously he worked as an analyst for UBS in London, New York and Zurich. His recent roles included Head of Research and Head of Credit for emerging markets. He has lectured at the University of Zurich as well as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). He is the author of numerous investment-related publications about emerging markets is active in the digital start-up sector.

+41 44 256 10 33
costa.vayenas@wellershoff.ch