After working for 3 years as a Business Development Manager, Guillaume recently took on the role of Chief Operating Officer for the entire Group. Holding a Master degree in International Business Strategy from the renowned INSEEC business school in Bordeaux, France, and a Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting from the UBO in Quimper, France, Guillaume is responsible for managing all the non-editorial activities of the Forward Group. Dynamic, hard-working, and diligent, Guillaume brings fresh ideas to the table, which are an invaluable complement to the values and know-how of the company. Marketing and communication are his favourite fields, and he loves nothing more than finding tailor-made solutions for each client and partner.
Guillaume A. Clement
Guillaume has been a columnist for BANCO since 2009 and the editor-in-chief of BANCOgreen, the newsletter of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI), since 2012. Aged 25, he has already worked as a journalist for several Swiss and French media houses, both in press and radio. Holding a Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, Guillaume is currently studying to obtain a Master degree in International Security at Sciences-Po, Paris.
Selim R. Chanderli
A Swiss, Italian and Algerian national, Selim is the co-founder of the Forward Group. Journalist by trade, Selim has learned the tricks of the financial business from his role as director of BANCO magazine for 17 years. Moving to Indonesia, Selim will be responsible for the Group’s new business ventures, which notably include organizing financial roadshows for Swiss bankers.
Having worked both as Project Manager and on the editorial board of the Forward Group since 2009, Franciska has the necessary skills and experience to take the helm as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. She holds a Master in Management and Service Engineering from the HES-SO in Geneva, and has gathered a strong experience through her involvement in NGO’s. A Hungarian and Romanian national, Franciska offers her cross-cultural knowledge to the company. Creative, reliable and highly competent, she will make sure the Group continues to offer the very best service to its clients.
Indira is the editor-in-chief of BANCO magazine and co-founder of the Forward Group. A Swiss and Indonesian national, her activity as a journalist and publisher has allowed her to build an extensive network of major players within the Swiss financial industry over the years. Definitely a people person, she will join Selim in Indonesia to assist him in his new business ventures, while also developing editorial activities locally.
Meet the Team