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Alain Ucari

Head of Monaco

Pictet Wealth Management

Monaco, MC

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Alain’s Biography

Alain Ucari is Head of Pictet Wealth Management in Monaco. He is also Secretary of the Monaco Association for Financial Activities (AMAF).

A private-banking specialist with almost three decades of experience in the sector, Alain spearheaded the launch of Pictet Wealth Management's operations in Monaco in 2019, growing a small team of four specialists into an office of 19 within the space of a year.

Alain brings his considerable knowledge of Monaco society to Pictet Wealth Management, a division of Pictet Group, offering wealth management, investment and banking advice to high-net-worth individuals. Pictet believes in building long-term relationships to better advise clients on investment solutions and help them grow and manage their assets.

Before joining Pictet Alain worked at Julius Baer in Monaco, initially as CEO before being promoted to Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to Julius Baer, Alain spent 20 years at Credit Suisse, over 12 of them as CEO of its Monaco branch.

As Secretary of AMAF, Alain assists the Association in its mission to represent and promote...
Alain Ucari is Head of Pictet Wealth Management in Monaco. He is also Secretary of the Monaco Association for Financial Activities (AMAF).

A private-banking specialist with almost three decades of experience in the sector, Alain spearheaded the launch of Pictet Wealth Management's operations in Monaco in 2019, growing a small team of four specialists into an office of 19 within the space of a year.

Alain brings his considerable knowledge of Monaco society to Pictet Wealth Management, a division of Pictet Group, offering wealth management, investment and banking advice to high-net-worth individuals. Pictet believes in building long-term relationships to better advise clients on investment solutions and help them grow and manage their assets.

Before joining Pictet Alain worked at Julius Baer in Monaco, initially as CEO before being promoted to Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to Julius Baer, Alain spent 20 years at Credit Suisse, over 12 of them as CEO of its Monaco branch.

As Secretary of AMAF, Alain assists the Association in its mission to represent and promote the development of Monaco’s banking sector, and serves as the Chairman of its anti-money laundering and professional certification committees.

In 2019 Alain was promoted to Officer of the Order of Saint-Charles, an honour founded in 1858 and bestowed by Monaco’s sovereign, rewarding service to the State or Prince.

Alain graduated from HEC Lausanne, the business school affiliated to the University of Lausanne, and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management programme.
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Alain’s Newsfeed

International Investment
Pictet Asset Services expands in Monaco

Alain Ucari, Head of Pictet Wealth Management in Monaco, is quoted in an article announcing the wealth manager's expansion into Principality, and more.

International Investment
Pictet WM opens banking branch in Monaco

Alain Ucari, formerly chairman of Julius Baer in Monaco, will be in charge of the new Pictet branch.

Alain’s Background

Pictet Wealth Management
Head of Monaco
Jun 2019 - Present
Monaco, MC
Pictet Wealth Management, a division of the Pictet Group, offers private-banking solutions to HNWI, and family office services to HNW families. Services include dedicated asset management, strategy and investment selection assistance, worldwide market execution, and asset safeguarding and monitoring.
Julius Baer
CEO
Jan 2015 - Jul 2016
Monaco, MC
Julius Baer is a private-banking firm founded in Switzerland in 1890. Alain joined the prestigious bank in 2015 as CEO, Monaco. In 2016 he was promoted to Chair of the Board of Directors in Monaco.
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Alain’s Gallery

Current Board Positions

Monaco Association for Financial Activities
Secretary
Monaco, MC
The Monaco Association for Financial Activities (AMAF) represents the banking industry of Monaco and has, for more than 50 years, been a driving force in the promotion and development of the Principality's banking sector. Alain is the professional body's Secretary and serves as Chairman of its Anti-Money Laundering and Professional Certification Committees.
Yacht Club de Monaco
Deputy Treasurer
Monaco, MC
Established in 1953 by Prince Rainier and currently presided over by HSH Prince Sovereign Albert II, the Yacht Club de Monaco has over 2,500 members from 80 different countries. The Yacht Club de Monaco's burgee can be seen flying on some of the world's most prestigious yachts, attesting to the club's unique position on the international yachting scene.

Previous Board Positions

Julius Baer
Chair of the Board of Directors
Jul 2016 - Apr 2019
Monaco, MC
Founded in 1890, Julius Baer is a leading private banking company offering wealth management, investment management, real estate financing, and select offerings in trading and sales. As Chair of the Board of Directors (Monaco) Alain was responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s strategy and direction.

Interviews

Skill, not luck
Interviewee
Jan 2021
Alain answers questions about setting up Pictet Wealth Management's Monaco office, expanding his four-member team to almost 20 professionals within the space of a year, and what their goals are for the near future.
Alain UCARI: “We are striving for a financial industry with an excellent reputation and expert employees.”
Interviewee
Nov 2020
Alain talks about the AMAF, its relationship with AMCO (Monaco Association of Compliance Officers), and his role as Chairman of AMAF's Professional Certification Committee.
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Awards & Endorsements

L'Ordre de Saint-Charles, Monaco
Officer
Nov 2019
Monaco, MC
In November 2019 Alain was promoted as an Officer in the Order of Saint-Charles (l’Ordre de Saint-Charles). The honour rewards service to the State or the Sovereign of Monaco.

Training & Management Courses

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Harvard Business School
Advanced Management Programme
Boston, MA, USA
Based in Boston and established in 1908, Harvard Business School is Harvard University's prestigious graduate business school.

Alain’s Education