Dr. Jan Amrit Poser will build and lead radicant’s Sustainable Finance Competence Center starting February 1, 2022. This comprises sustainable wealth management as well as a powerful team of experts for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The team is located at the core of the investment value chain, allowing it to analyze and unlock the latest sustainability trends and to use data-driven analytics to make the SDGs transparent and investable.
Jan Poser joins radicant from Bank J. Safra Sarasin, where he spent 21 years in various roles including Chief Economist, Head of Research, Head Asset Management & Sustainability and most recently as Chief Strategist and Head of Sustainability. From 2013, he was responsible for the sustainable investment process and the sustainability strategy of the bank, thus contributing significantly to its thought-leadership in the field. He also served as an expert on the sustainability committees of the Swiss Bankers Association and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and was a member of the Board of the Swiss Climate Foundation. Poser is a well-known speaker at conferences and a frequently quoted commentator on sustainability and economic trends.
«We are delighted to have Jan Poser, one of the top experts on sustainable investments in Switzerland, on board. His expertise at the intersection of sustainability and investments and his extensive experience in wealth management, research and financial products are a big win for the radicant team», says Dr. Anders Bally, CEO and Co-Founder of radicant.
«I look forward to building a powerful team with radicant. Our competence centre for the UN Sustainable Development Goals will identify and harness the latest trends to make well-performing investment solutions available to our customers that are completely aligned with the Agenda 2030 of the United Nations. In the Decade of Action ahead, only investments that embed sustainability considerations will make sense», explains Dr. Jan Amrit Poser, designated Chief Sustainable Investment Officer and Co-Founder of radicant.
radicant bank ag
radiant bank ag (radicant) is a data- and technology-driven start-up with the goal of democratizing access to personalized and sustainable financial services around the clock. The fintech company will promote the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the market with its community and financial services, as well as by establishing those goals within its company. Through increased transparency, the bank will help its customers to achieve their individual financial and sustainability goals. radicant is currently in the start-up phase and received its banking license from FINMA in May 2022.
On the meaning of «radicant»
In biology, radicant plants are characterized by their distinct ability to adapt to new environments and conditions. They repeatedly strike new roots during growth, separating themselves from roots that are no longer needed. For us, the term radicant symbolizes a ground-breaking shift in the adaptability of financial services that is deeply rooted in sustainability.