Béatrice Hirzel

Head of Foundations

Urs Landolt Gaby Aschwanden

„Banking is not necessarily an industry that stands for innovation. That’s why I am so impressed and inspired by Globalance.“


Béatrice Hirzel leads the client segment of Foundations. She ensures, that your assets are invested in stocks that are in accordance with the mission of your foundation. From the first day on as a Globalance client, you can be sure that your funds are invested according to best practice within the foundation universe. 

Prior to joining Globalance Bank, Béatrice worked for 17 years at Schroders and was significantly involved in building up Schroder Investment Management (Switzerland) AG. As a Member of the Extended Management Board, she looked after institutional clients and was responsible for the client servicing, marketing and for communication departments in Switzerland.

After her studies, Béatrice launched her career at Swiss Bank Cooperation in portfolio management for Swiss institutional clients before she moved to the business development side after the merger with UBS.  
In addition, Béatrice is involved with the largest charity event in Switzerland in favor of the Zoo Zurich as co-president of the «Verein Zoofäscht Züri»  and as a member of Soroptimist International for regional, national and international charity projects. 

Béatrice Hirzel holds a degree in economics (lic. oec. publ.) from the University of Zurich and is a Chartered European Financial Analyst (CEFA/AZEK). She is a Member of the Board at VPS AG and moreover a member of the Board of Trustees of the Zoo Zurich.  

„Banking is not necessarily an industry that stands for innovation. That’s why I am so impressed and inspired by Globalance, the Swiss banking with a mission. With the Globalance Footprint I can see the impact my investment have towards the real world and what benefits they deliver for the future. This allows me to take my investment decisions more consciously and to actively decide on how I want to help shape the future. Just as Mark Twain once said, the future interests me – I am going to spend the rest of my life there“.