Bernard is co-founder and Managing Partner of Endeavour Vision. He leads the operational, financial, investor relations, HR, and legal aspects of the firm.
Bernard has previously been leading investments in the internet space and currently serves on the board of Spartoo, a leading European E-commerce play. He was previously involved in a number of companies such as Retailo (acquired by Blackhawk Networks), PolySpace Technologies (acquired by The Mathworks) and Mobile News Channel (acquired by 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 co-founding Endeavour in 2000, 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 a member of the Young President Organisation (YPO), global platform for chief executives to engage, learn and grow.
Bernard is married with two young daughters. His main interest is spending time with his family. He also enjoys outdoor activities, badminton, motor sports, and travelling.