Robin van Berkel

Born: 1965
Nationality: Netherlands and Switzerland
Head Collective Investments


After studying economics at the University of Zurich, Robin van Berkel began his professional career at Credit Suisse Group in 1991, where he worked in a number of roles until 2007, culminating in his appointment as Managing Director in Investment Fund Distribution for Europe.

He subsequently worked as Director of Sales & Business Development for the Private Bank Rüd, Blass & Cie AG. In 2009, he was instrumental in the merger of Rüd, Blass & Cie AG with its parent company Deutsche Bank (Switzerland) AG and in the founding of the subsidiary Rüd Blass Vermögensverwaltung AG, where he had ultimate managerial responsibility. He also worked as business manager of Private Wealth Management for North & Central Europe at Deutsche Bank (Switzerland) AG.

2012, he joined Swiss Mobiliar Asset Management AG as Deputy General Manager and Head Investment Solutions.

On 1 September 2016 Robin van Berkel was appointed Head Collective Investments and Member of the Executive Committee of Swiss Life Asset Managers.