Who We Are
Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, each providing a unique perspective in a collaborative and empowering culture.
Meet the dedicated team behind Turicum.
Andreas BusingerChief Executive Officer
Andreas graduated with a Masters Degree in Economics & Business Administration at the University of Zurich and subsequently post-graduated with a European Finance & Investment Expert Degree (equivalent to CFA) at the AZEK. In 1994 Andreas started his business career at Credit Suisse Asset Management in Zurich as a trainer for Credit Suisse Investment Funds. He was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Head of the Fund Training Department in 1996. Following this, he took over the Department ‘Product Management Investment Funds’ where he was responsible for the worldwide Investment Fund business of Credit Suisse Private Banking. After his promotion to Vice President in 1999, he became a Senior Relationship Manager at Credit Suisse Private Banking in Gibraltar where he was responsible for the business with institutional clients. Andreas joined Turicum Private Bank in 2003 as a Senior Investment Manager and member of the management team of the Bank. He established the Bank’s Representative Office in Zurich and expanded the Investment Fund business. Andreas holds a Company Manager license issued by the FSC in relation to the provision of directorships to Experienced Investor Funds.
Dr Benjamin Moss Chief Risk Officer & Deputy CEO
Ben joined Turicum in 2003 after successfully completing both English and French Law degrees from the Universities of Kent and Paris and a Masters in Commercial Law and Finance from the University of Nottingham. He now heads the Legal, Compliance and Risk Management departments and is a member of Senior Management. Since working in Gibraltar he has taken several roles with local associations and committees working towards the implementation of European legislative initiatives. He maintains a strong academic interest and is currently researching potential regulatory initiatives to mitigate financial systemic risk.
Frances RevagliatteChief Operating Officer
Frances joined Turicum Private Bank in February 2004 bringing with her over 20 years experience in securities and trading. She was previously employed at Credit Agricole Indosuez until they closed their local operations. Previously she had been working at Credit Suisse Gibraltar and HongKong Bank and Trust Company Limited (a subsidiary of HSBC) also in the Securities Department. In April 2009 she became part of the Management team at Turicum. As head of Operations she is responsible for the smooth running of all banking and investment functions which include payments, the processing of stock markets orders, time and call deposits and general banking administration.
Dimitri AdamFinancial Controller
Dimitri joined Turicum Private Bank in 2015 with over 13 years of accounting experience from varied sectors. In 2001 Dimitri completed his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in France. Subsequently Dimitri began his career providing management accounting to Parisian companies before expanding his experience and knowledge to the Insurance sector in the City of London. In 2007, Dimitri, in search of new challenges moved his career to Gibraltar’s growing and vibrant Online Gaming industry. To further his studies, Dimitri has been working to achieving the UK ACCA qualification and has become a fully qualified accountant in 2016. His keen interest in IT and new technology has helped him implement technologically efficient processes at the Bank.
Paul BarkerChief Technology Officer
Paul joined Turicum Private Bank in 2014. He started his career 13 years ago, supporting multi national companies such as Goodyear and Caterpillar in the UK. He has gained accreditations from Cisco, Citrix, and as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. After 9 Years in the Gaming Industry in Gibraltar working in Infrastructure and Systems Engineering roles, he takes up the role of IT Manager with Turicum driving the Banks Information Technology strategy forward whilst maintaining the highest security standards.
Michael CubyChief Investment Officer
After graduating with a Bachelor's degree with honours from Kings College London, Michael worked for five years in the City of London, initially as an Analyst, promoted to Head Analyst and subsequently Trader. In 2007 Michael completed his Masters in Finance from London Business School and gained FSA qualification with the Investment Managers Certificate (IMC). Michael proceeded to work for Schroders Private Bank, launching and managing the Gibraltar representative office in 2007. In 2009, Michael joined Credit Suisse Gibraltar as Senior Relationship Manager where he worked closely with management to develop and manage the Community Banking desk, receiving special accolade for executing 'One Bank' deals. In 2013, Michael joined Turicum Private Bank as Deputy CIO & Senior Relationship Manager with responsibility over the Investment Committee, Portfolio Management and Investment Advisory platform.
Lucas FernandezHead of Front Office & Business Development
Lucas began his Private Banking career in 1993 at UBS in Switzerland as Relationship Manager responsible for domestic and international HNWI clients. In 2000 he moved to Credit Suisse in Gibraltar as Investment Consultant to subsequently head its Investment Office, overseeing the range of multi asset class discretionary mandates and the advisory offering. Lucas joined Lombard Odier & Cie in Gibraltar in 2011 to lead its External Asset Managers department before joining Turicum Private Bank in 2018 as Head of our Front Office and Business Development. Lucas holds a Master’s Degree in Economics & Business Administration from the University of Neuchâtel, the Swiss Advanced Federal Diploma “Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager” and the European “EFFAS Certified European Financial Analyst” Diploma. He also successfully attended the “Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme” from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. He is a member of the Swiss Financial Analysts Association.
Tyrone VinetPolicy & Risk Manager
After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Southampton in 1995, Tyrone returned to Gibraltar to commence a career in the fast growing local Banking and Finance sector. In 2000 Tyrone completed a second degree in Financial Services from the University of Manchester and became a Chartered Associate member of the London Institute of Banking & Finance. Tyrone has a comprehensive and varied professional experience in the Gibraltar financial services sector. Following graduation, he worked for several years at the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission as a Manager of the department of Fiduciary and Investment Services Supervision. In 2007, Tyrone moved into the private sector and joined Credit Suisse Gibraltar as the Senior Legal and Compliance Officer. He joined SG Hambros Bank in 2014 as the Director of Control and Support Functions.