A graduate in economics from the University of Geneva, Thierry Lombard joined Lombard Odier & Cie in 1972 and became a Managing Partner in 1982. After assuming many important responsibilities within the Group, he was Senior Partner from 1995 to 2008.
Today he is involved in developing the thematic investment strategy as well as new skills and products within Lombard Odier Investment Managers. He is responsible for the Communication Department and the management of the Group’s human resources, chairing the staff pension foundations. He also manages the strategic relationship between Lombard Odier and Generation Investment Management, created by David Blood and Al Gore.
Representing the sixth generation at the head of the bank, Thierry Lombard is a strong supporter of family businesses. He is the Chairman of the Board of the Family Business Network International (FBN-I) and a member of the French association for medium-sized businesses (ASMEP-ETI). He is also the instigator and coauthor of several books addressing the issues of succession, wealth, philanthropy, and investment. Thierry Lombard is active in several medical and humanitarian foundations. In particular, he chairs the Foundation for the International Committee of the Red Cross.