Stefan Meister is Group Chief Operating Officer of the Waypoint Group, the business enterprise for the managers and advisers of the funds and investments associated with the Bertarelli family. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer of the Haniel Group, before which for eleven years he was a member of the Management Board of Celesio Group. Stefan began his career in 1991 at Novartis AG (Switzerland) holding various positions including Head of Controlling for the Pharma Division. Stefan is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Leadership and Value in Society at the University of St. Gallen, a Member of the ‘Schweizer Dialog’ and an active Member of the World Economic Forum’s Family Business Community. Until May 2016, Stefan was a Member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss group, Straumann. He is a member of the Supervisory Board of Affidea BV, and a Director of Stallergenes Greer plc and Esaote SpA. Stefan is Swiss and holds a degree in economics from Basel University.