Finance and Management Control

Cyril Demaria

Cyril Demaria

Cyril Demaria is Ph.D. from University of St Gallen, he holds a Master in European Business Law from Université Paris-V, a Master from HEC Paris. He also has a Master in Geopolitics from Université Paris-VIII and a degree in Political Science and a Master in Macroeconomics, both from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Lyon. Professionally, he has worked at Pyramid Technology Ventures I, Externall, Maaf Gestion, Capital Dynamics, and CASDEN, among others, and has been founder of the company Corporate Development Consulting, and the fund of funds Pionat Viable Investments. Currently, Cyril is Head of Private Markets at Wellershoff & Partners. In the academic field, he has experience as a lecturer at EDHEC, ESCP-Europe, ESCE, AFIC, FIPECAFI, USP, ESSCA, IFP Business School, among others.

Ph D - Doctor of Philosophy | , University of St Gallen

MBA - Master of Business Administration | , HEC Paris

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Master in European Business Law , Universite Paris-V

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | Master in Geopolitics, Universite Paris - VIII

Other (e.g. Graduate in Psychology, Engineering...) | B.A. in Political Sciences & Master in Macro-Economy, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Lyon


Professor, ESSCA Angers (-)

Professor, Institut Catholique de Paris (University) (-)

Professor, ZHAW Zurich/Winterthur (-)


Special Advisor, CASDEN - Banque Populaire (2008-2009)

Associate, Capital Dynamics (-2007)

Managing Partner, Pionat Viable Investments (2006-2007)

Associate, Adveq, Zurich (2005-2006)

Founder, Corporate Development Consulting (2004-2005)

Portfolio Manager, Maaf Gestion (2003-2004)

Hosting Manager, Externall (2002-2003)

Analyst, Pyramid Technology Ventures I (2000-2002)

Book, Scholarly

DEMARIA, C. (2010). An Introduction to Private Equity. : Wiley & Sons.

DEMARIA, C. , Pedergnana, M. (2008). Les acteurs, les investissements et la performance du private equity suisse. : Swiss private Equity and Corporate Finance Association (SECA).

DEMARIA, C. , Fournier, M. (2008). Profession: business angel. : .

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Intruduction au private equity. : .

DEMARIA, C. (2004). Développement durable et finance. : Maxima.

Journal Article, Scholarly

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Thoughts for Food. : Business Guide to Switzerland.

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Value at Risk - l'indicateur et ses limites. : Private Banking.

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Fonds de fonds: au-dela du track record, evaluer les hommes. : Private Equity Magazine.

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Hedge Funds pour tous?. : Market.

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Interview of H. Scheidt: "We are Navigators". : Business Guide Switzerland.

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Unleashing Swiss Private Equity Forces. : Business Guide Switzerland.

DEMARIA, C. (2007). Europe's 500 Ranking. : Market 500.

DEMARIA, C. (2006). Banking Information Systems. : Business Guide Switzerland.

DEMARIA, C. (2006). Investir en toute confiance. : Market.

DEMARIA, C. (2006). Logitech: le roi de las souris peut-il encore faire saliver les chats repus?. : Market.

DEMARIA, C. (2006). Kudelski: des investisseurs peu rassures. : Market.