Mara is a senior manager at UBS Wealth Management and is passionate about driving innovation and delivering an outstanding client experience across all dimensions of great wealth: business, investments, family and legacy. In particular, she is committed to changing the face of the financial industry to better serve women. She leads UBS’s global women’s initiative, UBS Unique, and heads UBS’s UHNW businesses across Germany, Austria and Italy.
Mara has 17 years’ experience in the financial industry and joined UBS in 2000. She is multilingual and has held various positions in wealth management, spanning risk transformation & capital management, strategy & organizational design, human resources, business development, sales management, client development and holistic advisory of UHNW clients.
Mara holds a PhD with highest honors in Political Economy from Fribourg University and a degree in Economic Policy and Econometrics.
She is board member of the UBS Optimus Foundation in Germany, striving to improve health, education and protection for the world’s most vulnerable children. She is an advocate for multilingualism and integration.