Dersim Avdar is an analyst at Aravis. Prior to joining Aravis, he gathered experience at UBS Investment Bank in Zürich and Banque Pictet in Geneva, where he supported the private equity investment team in the due diligence of several buyout funds. He is a Venture Kick jury member.
He studied Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gallen, with semesters spent abroad at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid and at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He also cofounded the Tech Club at the University of St. Gallen, an association bridging the gap between students and innovative companies and raising awareness about the potential of disruptive technologies. He is currently studying to become a CFA Charterholder.