Christine Schmid is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse and serves as Head Investment Solutions in the Swiss Universal Bank. Investment Solutions combines advisory and delivery services for all investments categories as well as discretionary and pension solutions. She leads the Private Placement Committee for Switzerland and is a member of the Private Equity Business Board of Credit Suisse.
Previously, she was Head of Global Equity and Credit Research, herself specialized as an analyst for global financials. In addition she was a member of the Chairman office from 2012 till 2016 involved in regulatory, digital and other strategic projects. Prior to these appointments, she worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management running quantitative investments including a stock screener with sustainability data and started her career in finance and accounting in 1993.
Christine Schmid holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Zürich and is a CFA charterholder. She is an Alumni of the Young Leaders of the Swiss American Foundation as well as the Bertelsmann Business Women School.
She is a member of the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) steering committee for bail-in regulation. Since 2012 she is a Lecturer on Regulation and Public Affairs at the E.M.B.L faculty at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and holds an advisor position on 'Redesigning Financial Services', a think tank founded by HSG and ETH.