As Head of Infrastructure Investments at Swiss Life Asset Managers, Mr. Manser is responsible for a team of 14 investment professionals and assets under management of close to €5 billion. Prior to joining Swiss Life Asset Managers, he was a member of the Global Executive Committee of AXA Investment Managers, where he ran the firm's $6 billion hedge-fund business. Before that, he was Head of Alternative Investments at Winterthur Group and Credit Suisse Financial Services, where he was responsible for a $5 billion private-equity and hedge-fund portfolio. He started his career at UBS as a fixed-income portfolio manager. Mr. Manser holds a master’s degree in physics from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ). He is a CFA charterholder.