Lorenz d'Este

60 years old

Managing Partner of E. Gutzwiller & Cie

Independent Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee, member of the Appointments and Governance Committee and the Ethics and Sustainable Development Committee of SUEZ

Date of initial appointment: July 15, 2008

Start date of current mandate: May 12, 2015

Termination date of mandate: General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

Others titles and positions held (excluding Group): 

Director of Six Group (Switzerland)


Lorenz d’Este, born on December 16, 1955. After his studies at the Université of Saint Gallen in Switzerland, hesubsequently obtained a Master’s degree in Economics and Politics from the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Lorenz d’Este joined the Swiss bank E. Gutzwiller & Cie in 1983, first as a banking executive and then as Manager, and has been Managing Partner of E. Gutzwiller & Cie, Banquiers since 1990. He has also served as advisor to the Executive Management Committee of BNP Paribas since 1999.