Agnes de Guzman has certainly led an international career — and that was before she walked through Pictet’s doors. She grew up between the UK and Switzerland, before beginning her studies in computer engineering in San Diego. She then returned to Switzerland to work for Proctor and Gamble. She was an IT consultant in Egypt both independently and for Hermès, and taught Saudi billionaires how to invest in online businesses. She now works in London managing the money of tech entrepreneurs and those founding start-ups, happy minding their money while they are trying to disrupt different industries. ‘We’re a complementary partner to them because we tend to do what they might consider the boring stuff,’ she says.
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