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Eelco Fiole


Dr Eelco Fiole, CFA is co-founder (2015) and the managing partner of Alpha Governance Partners (, which is focused on governance for sustainable and digital investment management globally. The six partners are spread over Europe, North America and Asia. As a trained B Leader, Dr. Fiole is also adjunct professor finance ethics at the Universities of Neuchâtel and Lausanne. He is a risk governance expert with current board mandates in sustainability, social impact, fintech, tokenisation, Web3 and private equity. A Dutchman based in Zurich, Eelco has almost 30 years in finance, of which over 15 years of board-, CFO- and COO-experience with multi-billion USD investment entities. He holds a PhD in economics (Basel) and post-grad degrees in a.o. environmental governance (Geneva), social innovation (Cambridge) and blockchain technologies (Barcelona) and various professional designations. Dr. Fiole has authored a book on corporate governance in financial institutions and various other professional publications, and regularly speaks on governance in finance and blockchain. Eelco volunteers in various high-end professional bodies. Multilingual, he has visited 100+ countries and has 20+ years of private exposure to China. He is one of four recipients of the 2022 Inspirational Leader Award of CFA Institute.

Area of expertise 

Direction / Executive management / Corporate strategy, CSR / Sustainable Development, Finance / Accounting, Legal, Nonprofit Consulting & Fundraising, Other


Contact & Region

Banking & Financial Services

Switzerland, France, Germany, Austria, UK, Spain, Italy, USA, Portugal, Belgium, The Netherlands

Aargau (AG), Appenzell Innerrhoden (AI), Appenzell Ausserrhoden (AR), Bern (BE), Basel-Landschaft (BL), Basel-Stadt (BS), Fribourg (FR), Genève (GE), Glarus (GL), Graubünden (GR), Jura (JU), Luzern (LU), Neuchâtel (NE), Nidwalden (NW), Obwalden (OW), St. Gallen (SG), Schaffhausen (SH), Solothurn (SO), Schwytz (SZ), Thurgau (TG), Ticino (TI), Uri (UR), Vaud (VD), Wallis (VS), Zug (ZG), Zürich (ZH)



English, Deutsch

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