Team

Erich Perroulaz

Erich Perroulaz

Chairman & CEO

Mr. Perroulaz is a Swiss entrepreneur focusing on decentralized financial business and life systems. He serves as Chairman for Essential Rich Group AG, a Swiss based Investment Company specializing in advising and investing in alternative life- and business systems, and for Angelmountain Global Wealth AG, the Swiss based alternative Investing Network.

With over thirty years’ experience in the international investment industry his previous positions include heading the representative office Switzerland for Hansberger Global Investors from 1998 until 2010 as well as holding different positions for international investment banks from 1988 until 1997.

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Raymond O’Neill

Raymond O’Neill

Director

Mr. O’Neill has worked since 1987 in the Asset Management Industry. He has held senior positions with HSBC (Bank of Bermuda) and State Street (Investors Bank) in their fund administration and global custody divisions and worked for a family office.

Raymond also ran the financial services group for Grant Thornton (RSM UK) and in 2005 founded and was CEO of Kinetic Partners, the boutique global professional services firm. Since 2014 Mr. O’Neill has acted as a non-executive director to investment funds, other regulated entities, fintech and insurance companies. During his career he has worked in London, Boston, Dublin and Bermuda. His area of expertise covers operations, compliance, finance and governance and Mr. O’Neill is a FCCA, a CFA and holds a Dip from the Institute of Directors.

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Leonard Trigg

Leonard Trigg

Chairman, Advisory Board

Joining the technology sector in 1995 Leonard has a background in financial services, operations, corporate finance and information technology.

Leonard currently serves in a management or advisory capacity to firms in the alternative asset management, blockchain, power generation and private equity sectors. In 2015 Leonard began actively investing and participating in the blockchain sector. Specifically, crypto currency mining, equity & digital asset investing, token development and regulatory compliance. Leonard is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Canada and currently resides with his family in Vancouver, Canada.

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Prof. Dr. Torsten Dennin

Prof. Dr. Torsten Dennin

Advisor, Advisory Board

Torsten Dennin is heading asset management of Asset Management Switzerland AG. He has more than 15 years of industry experience in asset & wealth management with a focus on alternative assets. His previous experience includes head of investment strategy & research at Tiberius Asset Management AG, co-head of portfolio management at Altira AG / VCH Investments, and senior portfolio management at Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main.  

Torsten is Professor of Economics and a member of Berlin Institute of Finance, Innovation, and Digitalization (BIFID). He furthermore teaches regularly at Hochschule Luzern (HSLU) and at Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW). Torsten studied Economics at University of Cologne, Germany, and at Pennsylvania State University, USA. In 2009, he received his PhD in economics at Schumpeter School of Business and Economics. Torsten Dennin is author of three books, and his recent book “From Tulips to Bitcoins” is an Amazon Bestseller in the categories of Financial Markets, Commodities, and Digital Currencies. 

 

 

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Madeleine Salzmann

Madeleine Salzmann

Investor Relations & Communications

Madeleine Salzmann is an entrepreneurial driven communication and event professional with a background in banking and finance. She holds a degree in Swiss Commercial Banking.

As the co-founder of a communication agency she was involved in a wide variety of event projects over the last few years, including the World Economic Forum, Davos. Her background is round up by involving in leadership and personal growth themes, decentralized Life- Business- and Financial Systems, Investing and Digital Assets. Madeleine resides with her family in Switzerland.

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Kaspar Hofer

Kaspar Hofer

Financial Controller

Kaspar is in the role of the financial controller at the company. He is experienced in various restructurings and reorganizations of larger and smaller companies. His strengths are its ability to get a quick overview of complex issues, to reduce them to their essentials and to define and implement clear, simple structures.

Kaspar resides with his family in Switzerland.

 

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Brian O’Neill

Brian O’Neill

Brian O’Neill has been a practicing securities lawyer for over 8 years. He is licensed to practice in British Columbia, Canada and Washington and Nevada, USA. Brian is also a cofounder of BAAM Blockchain Ltd., a cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions company. He has assisted Companies with initial public offerings and reverse takeovers on the TSX Venture Exchange, Canadian Securities Exchange and OTC Markets.

Brian has a unique skillset as he understands the technical aspects of blockchain and decentralized applications but also has the experience and connections necessary to bridge the gap between emerging fintech and more traditional equity models. Brian graduated from the University of Northern British Columbia with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2006 and obtained his J.D. (Juris Doctor) Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2009.

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Walter Karshat

Walter Karshat

Walter Karshat is an Innovator and a Serial Entrepreneur in Blockchain Technologies, Wireless Health, IoT and Embedded Communications. A seasoned Silicon Valley technologist (GE, Pixar, Motorola), he led successful projects in Telecom and Datacom industries.

Walter’s work in Cybersecurity developed into his present focus on Crypto currencies, that includes Altcoin minting, Smart Contracts in Solidity and algorithm optimization (Zcash Equihash).

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