Senior Adviser, Chatham House; Vice Chairman, Board of Roche Holding Ltd

Summary

Mr Hoffmann is non-executive vice chairman of Roche Holdings Ltd and of Givaudan SA. He chairs the board of Massellaz SA. He is also a board member of the following companies: Amazentis SA, Genentech Inc., Glyndebourne Productions Ltd. and Inovalon, Inc.

Mr Hoffmann studied economics at St. Gallen University and holds an MBA from INSEAD. In 1983, he stepped up from his role as board member at 'Fondation Tour du Valat' to the position of acting head of administration at the 'station biologique de la Tour du Valat' in the Camargue, France.

In 1985, he joined James Capel in London as an associate on the Continental Desk before working on European M&A. He then worked for Nestlé UK for three years before establishing a family office dealing with asset management and board directorships.

André Hoffmann serves on the board of the following charities: Fondation Corbillettes, Foundation Dubois Ferriere-Dinu Lipatti, Fondation ProValat, INSEAD, and Paul Sacher Stiftung. Mr Hoffmann's main philanthropic interest is in the field of nature conservation.

To support his efforts in this field, he chairs the Fondation MAVA. He is also Vice-President of the Fondation Tour du Valat and WWF International.