Dr. iur. Dr. phil. (DDr.) Marcel Lötscher, LL.M. MBA studied law at the Universities of St. Gallen (HSG) and Bern. His initial professional training saw him complete a commercial banking apprenticeship at a major Swiss bank. Lötscher was admitted to the Lucerne bar and ist a qualified mediator. He continued to study, becoming a Swiss Fund Officer FA/IAF and International Fund Officer FA. While working part-time, Lötscher wrote a dissertation in the field of collective investment schemes and a second dissertation in economic history on the principles of Catholic investment. He also holds an Executive Master of Laws (LL.M.) in company, foundation and trust law awarded by the University of Liechtenstein, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in General Management Competences awarded by the Danube University Krems and holds an VR-CAS HSG.