The BlueStar team brings together and integrates diverse skills, which ensures a comprehensive coverage of the variety of areas in the investment market. As a result, it is absolutely competitive in terms of expert advice to the institutional client.
An expert team integrating specific skills
BlueStar is made up of people, specialised in the selection of Fund Managers, Asset Allocation and Risk Management.
An extraordinary team spirit that reflects robust and complementary professionalism
Olivier Baggi, CFA
CEO & Partner
Olivier’s career began in the trading room of Lemanik SA in 2004. Between 2005 and 2006, he joined the founding team of Casa4Funds SA in Luxembourg, where he held the position of COO and Risk Manager. Since 2006 he has worked in wealth management, first as Fund Manager at Banca del Gottardo and BSI (2006-2010), subsequently as Portfolio Manager with Podium Wealth SA (2010-2013). In 2013, he moved to SWM SwissWealth Management SA as Fund Manager. He joined the BlueStar team in 2016.
Olivier graduated in Economics at University College London, and obtained a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Patrick worked as Portfolio Manager (2009-2010) at Banca del Gottardo and at BSI (2011-2012) in the management team working on an absolute-return fund. In 2012, he joined Sinergia Wealth Management as Portfolio Manager. In 2013, he was recruited by LFA Lugano to cover centralised mandates for US Clients and risk monitoring, with responsibility for overseeing the trading-desk. In 2015, he moved to LFG’s Family Office, where he was given responsibility for the Group’s Risk Management, and rose to deputy director of the Family Office. In addition to Risk Management, Patrick analyses assets and liabilities positions producing consolidated financial reports on Asset Allocation, Risk Allocation, Performance Evolution, Attribution and Contribution.
Patrick graduated in Economics with a Master’s degree in Finance at Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano.
Massimo started his career at Zurich Capital Markets London as a summer intern in 2001. Between 2002 and 2008, he worked at MBI SA as an equity and derivatives trader.
In 2009, he joined Onelife Advisors SA, later Onelife SA, as co-advisor of the fund specialised in life sciences.
Since 2015, Massimo has further specialised in the sector, becoming the company’s senior analyst for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. Following the co-operation between Onelife SA and BlueStar, Massimo was appointed fund manager of the Onelife Fund in 2018.
Massimo graduated in Economics at Università Bocconi, Milan.
In 2016, Giulia started working for BSI (and then EFG Bank) first as an intern within the Portfolio Advisory team and later as Junior Portfolio Manager for discretional mandates in the Portfolio Management Department.
She joined the BlueStar team in November 2017.
After her bachelor in International Economics of Financial Markets at the University of Trieste, she obtained a Master degree in Banking and Finance at Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano.
Mario Cribari, CFA
Mario launched his career in 2000 at Banca del Gottardo, in the role of financial analyst in charge of the technology and defence sectors in the US stock market. In 2003, he became responsible for the US stock market area within the wealth management team, and a member of the Bank’s investment committee. In 2008, he was in charge of classic mandates in BSI’s wealth management team. In 2009, he joined Veco Invest and was put in charge of asset management.
Mario has a degree in Political Economy from Università Cattolica, Milan, and a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from Federico II University, Naples. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Juan Luis Mallo
Juan’s career began in 2004, when he was appointed Portfolio Manager and Fund Selector in the Asset Management Unit at Banca del Gottardo. From 2008 to 2013, he worked as Portfolio Manager and Client Advisor with Podium Wealth SA. Later, Juan moved to SWM SwissWealth Management, as Head of Asset Management, where he was also responsible for managing UCITS Investment Funds. He joined the BlueStar team in 2016.
Juan graduated in Economics with a Master’s degree in Finance at Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano.