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Foundation Board

A Foundation Board close to pension funds and in line with their concerns.

Renaissance Foundation

Foundation Board

Jean Rémy Roulet

Jean Rémy Roulet has been a Foundation Board member since 2011; he became Chairman in 2014.

He is Director of the Caisse Paritaire de Prévoyance de l'Industrie et de la Construction (CPPIC) in Geneva. In May 2016 he was elected President of ASIP (Swiss Association of Pension Fund Institutions).
Previously Jean Rémy Roulet had been Chairman of the Pension Fund Institutions Group (GIP) and a member of the Foundation Board of Ethos from 2007 to 2016.

Jean Rémy Roulet holds a “licence” degree from HEC, University of Lausanne.

Ueli Dietiker
Member of the Foundation Board

Ueli Dietiker has been a Foundation Board member since 2014.

He is in the Board of SwissLife, BLS, Bomatec, Chairman of Sanitas and also member in different advisory Boards.

Previously, Ueli Dietiker was the CFO and Deputy CEO of Swisscom Group and CEO of Swisscom Fixnet AG. He has also held executive positions with Ernst & Young, Motor-Columbus-Group and Cablecom (CEO).

Ueli Dietiker is a qualified chartered accountant.


Franziska Hügli
Member of the Foundation Board

Franziska Hügli has been a Foundation Board member since 2012.

She is the Founder of Hügli Consulting, a firm specializing in reputation and change management.
Previously, Franziska Hügli was a member of the Management of Swiss Post Solutions and Director of Human Resources, Communication and Investor Relations at Tamedia AG. She has written articles for Bilanz, Cash and Berner Zeitung.
Franziska Hügli holds a “licence” degree in Economics from the University of Bern.

Johnny Perera
Foundation Board Member

Johnny Perera has been a Foundation Board member since 2011.

He is Director at Parking Riponne SA.

Previously Johnny Perera was a member of the management of Retraites Populaires and Director of the Services division. He has also held positions in accountancy (Me Tournaire & Associés and UBS). Johnny Perera is a qualified finance and control expert.


Dr. Sassan Zaker
Foundation Board Member

Sassan Zaker has been a Foundation Board member since 2006.

He has been Managing Director at Julius Bär Asset Management since 2004.
Previously Sassan Zaker held a number of positions of responsibility in alternative investments (Swissca), hedge funds (Finfunds Management) and risk management (UBS).

Sassan Zaker holds a Masters Degree and a Doctorate from the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology in Zurich and Lausanne respectively.

Jacques-André Schneider
Foundation Board Member

Jacques-André Schneider is part of Renaissance Foundation Board since 2019.

He is a legal expert and recognized practitioner in the field of occupational pension. He has a long and varied experience as board member of Swiss 2nd pillar investment foundations and pension funds. Jacques-André Schneider worked as an independent lawyer until the end of 2019. In addition, he was lecturer and then titular professor at the University of Lausanne, as well as a public speaker.

Jacques-André Schneider is Doctor of Law (PhD summa cum laude) (Geneva).