Sven L.

Executive with 28+ years experience in Finance, Specializing in Asset and Investment management

German, Swedish, English

A former multi-lingual CEO in Asset Management with expertise in planning strategy, creating products, developing new business and building teams, achieving rapid turnarounds and sustainable profitabl...see more

  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance
  • Investment Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Deputy CEO

Schaden- und Caremanagement
11 months
Current position
Jan 2022 - Present
Part-time, supporting company development. Service company in the Swiss insurance industry

Board Member

Clarmondial AG
2 years
Current position
Aug 2020 - Present
Clarmondial is an independent investment advisory company that focuses on practical, profitable and creative solutions for social and environmental businesses and their funders. We deli...see more

Chief Operating Officer

Montana Capital Partners
3 years
Apr 2018 - Aug 2021
Montana Capital Partners is a Swiss based investment boutique focusing on niches of the secondary market as well as on asset management solutions. Montana Capital Partners AG, advisor ...see more


Lidén Consulting GmbH
5 years
Current position
Mar 2018 - Present
Chief Executive Officer at Liden Consulting GmbH.

Member of the board

Alternative Bank Schweiz
10 years
Current position
May 2013 - Present
As a board member and head of the credit committee, trying to support the company in these interesting times in the financial markets


Schroder Adveq
6 years
Oct 2011 - Feb 2018
Driving Change and Growth, building the Sales organisation. Taking the firms AUM from 4 to 8bn USD in just 6 years.

Head of Product Strategy and Business Development

Man Investments
1 year
Jun 2009 - Jun 2010
Selected to reduce product range and move from a retail to an institutional offering – 5 staff. Reduced the number of products by 30%, leading to huge cost reductions. Helped develop a ...see more

Head of Business Development and Client Services

3 years
Feb 2006 - Jun 2009
Acted as Deputy to the CEO to interface to Man Investments on Sales, Marketing, Communications and Risk Management and as spokesperson for RMF – 8 direct reports. Launched several RMF S...see more

Deputy Head of Institutional Sales

Man Investments
1 year
Feb 2006 - Feb 2007
Parallel to role at RMF; helped select, train and build a team of institutional sales professionals

Head of Portfolio Management and Client Services

1 year
Jan 2005 - Feb 2006
Promoted to the Management Committee to stablise a portfolio of $22bn investments in Hedge Funds, with 8 Portfolio Managers. Rebuilt and stabilised the team, building up a client servi...see more

Head of Global Leveraged Finance

6 months
Jun 2004 - Dec 2004
Invited by the CIO to rebuild a $600m portfolio of High Yield Bonds, Leveraged Loans and First Loss Tranches of CDO’s. Restructured the investment process, later initiated the sale of t...see more

Head of Scandinavian Sales

3 years
May 2001 - May 2004
Hired by the CEO to create sales in Scandinavia, starting from $70m AUM for 1 client. Cold called and visited clients using language capability to build relationships. Increased Scandin...see more

Team Head

Swiss Re
6 years
Nov 1995 - Oct 2001
Recruited to build up business in Central and Eastern Europe, receiving intensive training. Rapidly given responsibility for Romania, then for 50% of E. Europe, with 7 staff. Travelled ...see more


Lidén Consulting
6 years
Jan 1994 - Oct 1999
I started advising individuals on their investments on a private basis in my free time already 1981. In 1994 the activity had reached a volume which forced me to set up a company. Due t...see more


Liden & Denz Intercultural Institute of Languages, St.Petersburg, Moscow and Riga
3 years
May 1992 - Oct 1995
Co-founded the school to teach Russian to Foreigners and western languages to Russians Marketed and negotiated strategic alliances globally. Set up offices, curriculum and systems and r...see more


2 years
May 1991 - Sep 1993
Invited to develop the firm whilst the Founders focused on fund raising. Selected, trained and motivated staff, building to 85 employed. Wrote and published books on Economics and on Bo...see more

President International Committee

University of st.Gallen
1 year
Jun 1987 - Jun 1988
Organizer of Student exchange Programmes, leading a Team of 15

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Investment Management
  • Investment Banking
  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Financial Services, Banking & Insurance

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Sales
  • Strategy & Business Development


  • Private Equity
  • Management Consulting
  • Strategy
  • Product Management