After earning an HEC degree in Lausanne, Eric enrolled at the Faculty of Law in Geneva in 1981. He then took an internship with the Geneva Court of First Instance and subsequently with the law firm Haissly & Vodoz. Eric qualified as a lawyer in 1986 and over the next three years, he undertook various training placements as a financial analyst with Vicker’s da Costa in London, Fleming’s in Tokyo, and Kidder Peabody in New York. In 1988 he joined the bank Ferrier Lullin & Cie in Geneva, where he worked as deputy director in charge of a European private client management group. Eric joined independent managers Vernes & Associés in 1995 and then founded Semper Gestion in 2001.
Eric is on the board of a number of companies owned by private clients and industrial or financial groups.