He takes the strategic view in directing SEBA’s custodial services and transaction banking across both traditional and crypto assets

Philipp E. Dettwiler

Head Custody Storage & Transaction Banking, SEBA Bank AG, Zug, Switzerland

Why you should listen

Phil’s role at SEBA combines a deep understanding of banking as a business process and a strategic perspective gained at the forefront of Switzerland’s crypto evolution. The book titled “Building a Regulated Crypto Custody Business” has not yet been written, but Phil’s focus on strategy, structure and process at SEBA could well be used as the outline.

Over 15 years of operational experience gained at Switzerland’s largest banks has prepared him for the task of helping to build Switzerland’s first universal crypto bank. His time in Asia coupled with large-scale project success stories, first-class qualifications from the university of St. Gallen and a CFA chart-holder allow him a founded perspective on the future of banking.

Meet Phil at the WORLDWEBFORUM where he is a Blockchain Track Speaker addressing the biggest concerns of the professional investor – convenience and competence.

About SEBA

SEBA, the Swiss crypto bank. Licensed and regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA). Located in the heart of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley, SEBA is equipped to safeguard billions of dollars of digital assets for a client-base of professional investors, financial institutions, asset and wealth managers, digital exchanges, lenders and OTC dealers. It distinguishes itself by becoming the custodian, trading platform and asset manager of choice for their crypto currencies and conventional securities, all in one trusted partner. Safety, transparency and performance – three hallmarks of SEBA’s promise.


He found a passion for combining cryptography (“crypto”) and financial services to bring about foundational change. Convenience and competence are both essential characteristics.

Finance executive with 15+ years of industry experience gained in Europe and Asia. He couples first-class qualifications, strong business management skills and strategic vision to deliver business results.

Brings a global mind-set with an effective work, results-driven, organized and positive attitude. Very comfortable within multicultural and fast paced environments. Fluent in four languages and conversant in three others.