About the Swiss Hedge Fund Council (SHFC)

The Swiss Hedge Fund Council is an organization devoted to advancing transparency, development and trust in hedge funds in Switzerland.

Our vision

The mission of the Swiss Hedge Fund Council is to encourage the understanding and acceptance of hedge funds by Swiss investors and foster the Swiss hedge fund industry by means of publications and educational efforts.

Our mission

  • The Swiss Hedge Fund Council mandates academically independent research.
  • The Swiss Hedge Fund Council cooperates with ZHAW by means of research, publications and education.
  • The Swiss Hedge Fund Council supports the Centre for Asset Management of Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) by the means of advice and financial support.

Our goals

  • ZHAW initiates contacts with the regulators in coordination with the members of the Swiss Hedge Fund Council.
  • ZHAW initiates industry-related discussions through contributions to key media.
  • ZHAW organizes educational hedge fund conferences, in cooperation with the Swiss Hedge Fund Council.

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Team

  • Prof. Dr. Peter Schwendner

    Prof. Dr. Peter Schwendner

    Prof. Dr. Peter Schwendner is Head Centre for Asset Management since 2017. Senior lecturer for active investment management (BSc Banking
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  • Dr. Jan-Alexander Posth

    Dr. Jan-Alexander Posth

    Senior lecturer for banking management (BSc Banking and Finance), for operational risk management (MSc Banking and Finance) and for systematic
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  • Regina Anhorn

    Regina Anhorn

    Senior lecturer, responsibility for the module “active investment management” at the ZHAW (BSc Banking and Finance). Author of various ZHAW
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  • Dr. Tomasz Orpiszewski

    Dr. Tomasz Orpiszewski

    Lecturer for Python Applications in Finance (MSc Banking and Finance) and Statistics (BSc Banking and Finance) at the ZHAW School
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