Saskia was born and raised in Zurich. After the Hotel Management School she worked in the French and Italian part of Switzerland to improve those languages. Returning to Zurich she had her first experiences in the financial sector. After nearly three years working in a private bank in Zurich she decided to study economics which she finished with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major Finance & Banking. Before she joined Alpine Atlantic GAM in 2011 she worked three years for UBS Asset Management where she was responsible for several equity funds. Additionally she studied at the Swiss training centre for investment professionals and successfully completed as Certified International Wealth Manager.