Peter de Svastich

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. de Svastich is a Managing Director at GEM. Mr. de Svastich has deep expertise in the areas of commercial banking, investment banking and alternative investments.

For four decades he built banking and financial businesses in the U.S., Brazil, Chile, Spain, and France. He also founded WestHem International Group, a privately held investment management and financial services company. He has formed joint ventures in banking and alternative investments with N.M. Rothschild & Sons (Spain), Banco Internacional y de Comercio Exterior (Chile), Banque Française de Commerce Extérieur (France), and Banque Nationale de Paris (Brazil). He previously served on the Company's Board from May 2016 to December 2020.

Mr. de Svastich obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art and Archeology from Princeton University, an LLB/JD from The Yale Law School, and was the recipient of a Latin American Teaching Fellowship - Fellow in International Law - from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.