Patrick Hunger

CEO, Saxo Bank Switzerland, zurich


About Saxo Bank

Saxo Bank (Schweiz) AG is is a leading multi-asset trading and investment specialist, offering a complete set of investment and trading technologies, tools and strategies.

We bring expertise, a high level of education, a multi-cultural tradition and the stability of a fully licensed Swiss bank to our clients. In addition, we offer state-of-the-art online trading with a multi-award-winning global platform developed by our Danish parent group, Saxo Bank, which was founded in 1992 and was one of the first financial institutions to develop an online trading platform that provided investors with the same tools and market access as the professionals. For almost 25 years, Saxo’s mission has been to enable individuals and institutions by facilitating their access to professional investing and trading through technology and expertise.

Clients choose to work with Saxo Bank because we offer competitive and transparent prices, as well as the best execution, a crucial factor for both private and professional traders. Saxo enables its private clients to trade multiple asset classes across global financial markets from one single margin account and across multiple devices. Additionally, Saxo provides institutional clients such as banks and brokers with multi-asset execution, prime brokerage services and trading technology.

Saxo Bank established a presence in Switzerland to be closer to the huge range of professional traders in the region. Switzerland is well known as one of the world’s leading financial centres and finds itself in an exceptionally high concentration of financial entities, such as private and institutional asset managers, hedge funds, and referral agents. These partner with Saxo Bank for its unique multi-product platform and high quality service.

Saxo’s award winning trading platforms are available in more than 20 languages and form the technology backbone of more than 100 financial institutions worldwide.



Patrick Hunger is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Saxo Bank in Switzerland, a leading digital bank that unbundles value chains through its open architecture and that democrats trading and investing through technology. With his long standing experience in financial markets and technology, Patrick Hunger is a well recognized thought leader on digital transformation and he co-creates with his partners purposeful digital business. Patrick Hunger joined Saxo Bank (Switzerland) in early 2016. Prior to this position, he worked for Credit Suisse Trust AG for several years, most recently as General Counsel and member of the management board.

Before that he served as Corporate Legal Counsel for both UBS Investment Bank and the Swiss National Bank. Patrick Hunger graduated from the University of Zurich (Dr. iur. and LL.M.), is admitted to the bar of St. Gallen, and holds an EMBA from the University of Zurich as well as an Executive Master in organizational psychology from INSEAD, Fontainebleau. He has further assignments as board member of the Swiss Blockchain Association, as advisory board member of Swiss Finance Startups (SFS) and of the Think Tank RFS (Redesigning Financial Services). Further he is on the board of Swiss Cycling.