A Multi-Family Partnership

Vedra Partners is a multi-family partnership created to meet the long term investment goals of its families while protecting their wealth.

Family Owned

Vedra is owned by our families and management.


No ties to institutions or fund managers. We work only for our families.

Aligned Interests

Transparent, real cost savings, no product pushing, conflict of interest or hidden fees.

Institutional Investing

Regulated by FCA, direct trading, low trading costs and shared expenses.

Family First

Bespoke investment solutions, consolidated reporting, succession & tax planning.

Experienced Team

Professional investment team, experts in experts in investing across asset classes, both public & private.

Vedra is a Private;an Institutional;a Multi-;YourFamily Office

A Family Office’s top priority is inter-generational wealth management. We work to ensure safe custody of assets, and relevance for the next generation to preserve and grow your wealth.

For families embarking on the next step, or for those dissatisfied with their current wealth management set up, Vedra’s multi-family office offers a more personal solution of the same institutional quality as a private bank, whilst sharing costs and niche access to deals with our other families.

Meet The Team

Joachim Gottschalk

Founding Partner | Chairman

45 years of trading and investment experience. Chairs the investment committee.  Oversees family investment portfolios. Founder, former CEO & Chairman of Gottex Group.

Max Gottschalk

Founding Partner | CEO

23 years of asset management experience. Oversees overall business and corporate structure. Co-Founder of Gottex Fund Management. Business Degree in Finance from University of Virginia.

Hashem Arouzi

Founding Partner

23 years of wealth management experience. Oversees family relationships. Co-Founder of Gottex Fund Management. B.A. from University of Virginia.

Patrick Ghali

Non Executive Director

Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Sussex Partners. Prior to this he worked for Bear Stearns. B.S. in Finance from the Stern School of Business, NYU.

James Hughes

Non Executive Director

Global Head of Dynamic Solutions at Natixis Investment Managers.  Previously Global Head of Solutions, Aberdeen Asset Management. B.Sc. Management Science and Statistics, University of Wales.

Michel Danechi

Investment Partner | PM

31 years of experience in equity derivatives and Emerging Markets. Previously ran multi-asset EM funds at DUET Asset Management and Armajaro Asset Management. Before that Head of Trading in EM at Lehman Brothers and Unicredit. B.Sc. in Economics from the LSE and a MBA from London Business School.

Mark Chamberlain

Investment Partner | PM

8 years of investment experience. Responsible for trading and execution for family members. B.Sc. in Business Economics and Finance from Loughborough University. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).

Sebastien Pache

Investment Partner

15 years of investment and risk management experience. Responsible for portfolio construction and risk management. MSC in Management, HEC University of Lausanne. MSC in Banking and Finance, HEC University of Lausanne.

Tim Roniger

Senior Partner | Financial Director

27 years in financial services. Oversees accounting & administration for group and family members. Ex E&Y and CFO at Gottex Fund Management. Chartered Accountant (SAICA), Honors Degree in Accounting and Finance.

Cecilia Boyd

Legal Counsel

13 years as a qualified lawyer and 6 years of compliance experience. Responsible for overseeing and managing the compliance program, regulatory requirements and legal matters.  BA in Law from Exeter University. Maitrise in European Law from the University of Rennes.

Isabelle Fragnière

Office Manager | Executive Assistant

24 years in Secretarial, Executive and Administrative support. Responsible for office administration and Human Resources. Swiss Commercial Diploma. Brevet Fédéral – (Federal PET Diploma). Final year, BSc in Business Law at HEG-Arc.

Vedra Partners Limited (the “Company”) has a zero tolerance policy to tax evasion and the facilitation of tax evasion. We are fully committed to complying with all legislation and appropriate guidelines designed to prevent tax evasion and the facilitation of tax evasion in the jurisdictions in which we, our service providers and business partners operate.  The Company is subject to the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and has adopted a policy, endorsed by the board, designed to prevent tax evasion and the facilitation of tax evasion.  Our policy establishes a culture across the company and in relation to our service providers and other counterparties, in which tax evasion and the facilitation of tax evasion is unacceptable. The policy is based on a detailed risk assessment undertaken by the board annually.