Luc Nicod


Angestellt, Head of Finance, Personnel and Administration, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Abschluss: Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science

Bern, Switzerland


Corporate Finance
Project Finance
Project financing
M&A Transactions
Structured finance
Trade Finance
International Trade Finance
Corporate Treasury Management
Treasury Liquidity Management
Transfer pricing
International Taxation
Supply chain management
Letter of Credit
Finanzielle Führung


Professional experience for Luc Nicod

  • Current 1 year and 8 months, since Apr 2020

    Head of Finance, Personnel and Administration

    Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

  • Current 12 years and 7 months, since May 2009

    Head of Finance and Administration

    Casale SA

    Acting as the focal point within the organization for financial, accounting, treasury, insurance, and banking topics, I approached this challenge aiming to extract the most value from the company’s successful past whilst gradually introducing the operational systematic and continuous improvement that I had learned working for a stock-listed large cap.

  • 1 year and 8 months, Sep 2007 - Apr 2009

    Director, Strategy and M&A

    Siemens AG

    • Led the evaluation and negotiations of several M&A deals in Latin America, including the preparation of investment memorandums, valuation models, auctions, contracts, and closings. • Head of M&A module of a global, company-wide strategic project in the area of environment protection and sustainability. • Responsible for the systematic tracking of the all M&A and restructuring activities of the Building Technologies Group.

  • 3 years, Oct 2004 - Sep 2007

    Global Director, Finance and Controlling, Energy and Environmental Services

    Siemens Building Technologies, Inc.

    • Appointed to lead a global sub-division with a turnover of €300 million in all aspects of financial management, reporting directly to the divisional financial officer. Member of the Division Management Team which meets once a month to review business development,; • To consult extensively with area managers and country leaders in the preparation of budgets, forecasts and long-range targets. Responsible for the communication and interpretation of

  • 4 years and 3 months, Jul 2000 - Sep 2004

    Manager, Financial Services and Risk Management, Performance Contracting

    Siemens Building Technologies AG

    • Managed a €70 millions Multi-Project Facility with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development that co-financed four Energy Services Companies (ESCOs) in Central and Eastern Europe. Negotiated all the Loan and Share Purchase Agreements with the Bank, as well as all the relevant accessory documents of the MPF;

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jun 1998 - Jun 2000

    Associate, Business Development

    Banca del Gottardo Ltd

    Managed the requests of the clients from the Hong Kong representative office by liaising with the trading rooms, the credit desk and the back office; • Participated as analyst to a project which changed the pricing and fee structure for clients of the entire bank; • Wrote the bank’s internal and external communication material in anticipation of the introduction of the Euro.

Educational background for Luc Nicod

  • 6 years and 8 months, Sep 1991 - Apr 1998


    London School of Economics and Political Science

  • 3 years and 10 months, Oct 1987 - Jul 1991

    Licence es Lettres, English, History

    Université de Geneve


  • English


  • German


  • Italian

    First language

  • French

    First language

  • Spanish



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