Guenther is a Partner with PwC in Zurich and Leader of PwC Legal Switzerland where he also heads the Legal FS Regulatory & Compliance Services practise. He is a member of PwC’s Global Legal Leadership Team directing the firm’s global legal practise in 90+ countries. He believes that Circular Economy and Decentralization are key for our future!
Guenther specialises in structuring, authorization and ongoing lifecycle management of financial intermediaries and their products. His passion as a practicing tech-enthusiast since 2002 is innovation linked to Exponential Technologies with a particular focus on achieving decentralization and he has also been working to promote real sustainability since 2010 where he advocates a systemwide change towards a circular economy.
He is the author of several books on innovation and disruption and also of ones on European, Swiss and Liechtenstein regulation. He also authored and co-authored 100+ publications in international expert magazines and has to date been speaking at more than 200 conferences worldwide.
Next to being a lawyer, Guenther is an entrepreneur and innovator in the legal field fully embracing technology. His believes that his job first and foremost is to provide an inspiring and rewarding environment that allows talent to grow on the basis of what he considers to be the future of legal services: interdisciplinary and diverse teams of passionate specialists working together on the basis of trust and respect and as part of a truly global legal network but also closely connected to all the other areas of expertise within PwC. He fundamentally believes that regulation has become a strategic dimension and he is passionate about translating legal into business with his team of great Swiss and EU attorneys and lawyers.
He is also passionate about rock music, vinyl records & custom motorcycles. Always interested in innovative ideas, exchange on innovation, legal & regulatory subjects as well as legal talent to join his team.
“Eternally grateful for your interest and the privilege to work for great clients and as part of an amazing team!“ 🙏