Urs Specker holds a business degree from the School of Economics and Business Administration in Zurich, Switzerland and worked for a Swiss based industrial group as well as in the UK for several years. As a manager within one of the leading multi-national industrial groups, he was part of a turn key industrial plant project sales team going on to act as a management consultant within IMMF, BEI and Worldbank projects on a global basis.
In 1987, Urs joined a major bank and trust group where he held the post of managing director for more than fifteen years. Urs joined Carey in the summer of 2003, specifically to establish the Zurich office.
Urs is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and speaks German, English, French and Spanish.
Urs Specker, TEP
President of the Board
Beat Haering has broad experience in financial management, business administration, strategy development and change management. He started his career at PWC where he spent seven years taking up various Audit functions.
After he left the consulting industry he has held several finance/controllership positions in the shipping, petrochemicals, reinsurance, Private Equity and financial services industries.He has led various transformational projects, including the implementation of multiple consolidation and reporting systems.
Beat joined Carey in 2013 and was appointed to CEO in 2016. Beat holds an Executive MBA, a Master in Finance and a Master in HRM. He is a board member of various portfolio companies and speaks fluent German and English.
Beat Haering, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Pia Mandus is a Senior Client Relationship Manager for high net worth individuals, families, intermediaries and family offices, with over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Carey in 2017, Pia had worked as a Key Client Relationship Manager and as a Team Leader for trust companies in Zurich.
She has specific expertise in the business development and relationship of charitable and family foundations and special purpose trusts.
Pia holds a Diploma in Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Swiss and International Taxation.
Pia speaks German, English, Finnish and Swedish.
Pia Mandus, TEP
Senior CRM / Structures
Nicole Flöthe is a Financial Specialist in international financial reporting with more than 15 years’ experience in various industries.
Before joining Carey Group in 2014, Nicole worked as an IFRS and consolidation specialist in several listed companies in Zug and Zurich, with responsibility for the annual and interim reporting for the respective Groups and all questions around IFRS accounting.
Furthermore, she has experience as an auditor in one of the big four companies with a main focus on international groups.
Nicole holds a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Economics and Business Administration and a Diploma in International Financial Reporting by the ACCA.
Nicole speaks fluent German and English.
Nicole Flöthe, ACCA
Financial Specialist / Reporting
Claudia Peter is an Associate within our fund business, with 6 years’ experience in the financial & legal services industry.
She started her career at one of Switzerland’s leading law firms, before joining Carey in 2015. She has specific experiences in formation and administration of alternative investment funds and legal structures for Private and Corporate clients.
Claudia had done a commercial apprenticeship with certificate of proficiency and holds a TEP Diploma of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Claudia speaks fluent German and English.
Claudia Peter, TEP
Associate / Fund Services