Patrice E. Humbel


Since June 2021, Patrice E. Humbel serves as Vice Chairman North America of Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG (VSWA). He has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Basel, Switzerland. Prior to his current role, he was the CEO of Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG (VSWA).

Between 2010 and 2013, prior to joining VSWA, Patrice E. Humbel was a Senior Vice President, Branch Manager and Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) in Santa Barbara, California.

Before his assignment at MSWM, he was a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor and Branch Manager at UBS Financial Services Inc., serving in Santa Barbara, Beverly Hills and New York from 2001 until 2010.

From 1998 until 2001, Patrice E. Humbel served as CEO of Bank Ehinger & Cie. AG, a Private Bank based in Basel, which was wholly-owned by UBS AG.

Prior to that he was a Managing Director at Union Bank of Switzerland (predecessor of UBS AG) from 1995 to 1998 and held a role as the Regional Head of Northern Switzerland in Basel.

From 1988 to 1994, he was engaged in Corporate Banking & Corporate Finance at the Union Bank of Switzerland Los Angeles and New York offices.