Benjamin BaumannGlobal Head of Secondaries at Mercer InvestmentsSpeaker
Benjamin Baumann is a Partner of Mercer Investments and Global Head of Secondaries. He serves as member of various Investment Committees (Private Equity Secondaries, Private Equity Co-Investments, Real Assets, Private Debt) and Rating Review Committees (Infrastructure, Real Estate). Additionally, Benjamin is CIO of Mercer Alternatives AG (based in Zurich), the delegated Investment Manager of all of Mercer's private market solutions implemented in Luxembourg.
Prior to joining Mercer, from 2004 until 2015, Benjamin worked at Strategic Capital Management AG (“SCM”, since the beginning of 2015, part of Mercer’s Investments business), where he was responsible for broader private market investments across due diligence, research, analytics, solutions, and sales. He then specialized in real estate and infrastructure investments and was IC member for real asset investments.
Previously, he was working in Switzerland and abroad for KPMG and Merck KGaA.
Benjamin is fluent in German, English, Portuguese, and Spanish and holds a Master’s degree in finance and economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He also studied at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain and is a CAIA Charterholder.