Credit Suisse has hired Alexandra Dhavernas von Elverfeldt to advise UHNW clients, the firm has announced.

Dhavernas von Elverfeldt will provide investment advice to UHNW families and individuals in key European markets, as well as assisting them on strategic and governance issues.

She will also consult clients on impact investing and wealth transfer to the next generation. She will report to Iqbal Khan, CEO of International Wealth Management.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Dhavernas von Elverfeldt was CEO of Trocadero Corporate Finance, an investment banking and advisory firm focused on European family equity investors and family-owned companies in French- and German-speaking countries.

She also worked at Quilvest Group for more than a decade and was CEO of Quilvest Capital Germany earlier in her career.

Commenting on the appointment, Khan said: ‘Alexandra has an impressive track record and proven commitment to serving entrepreneurs and families.’

‘This combined with our holistic capabilities to serve our clients across their complex private and corporate lifecycle will be instrumental in strengthening our tailor-made approach for UHNW clients in Europe.’