Vito Monte runs Centro Studi Monte SA, a company he founded in 2009 after ten years of working in Private Banking as a managing member of Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for the Ultra High Net Worth Individual clientele. Between 1993 and 1998 he worked in international taxation at Veco Trust SA.
Vito studied political science at the University of Lausanne and at the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales in Geneva. He was a researcher at the Fondation Jean Monnet pour l’Europe in Lausanne. At the same time, he was working as an assistant at the Faculty of Economics (HEC). He completed a PhD in political science with a thesis on the dynamics of integration of the European Communities. He has published several books and numerous articles on European integration policies and international finance. He is a certified technical analyst (IFTA 1 and 2).
He was a member of the Foreign Policy Commission of the Swiss Radical Democratic Party and President of the Ticino Section of NOMES (European Movement Switzerland). For his studies, Vito was awarded the silver medal of the Fondation Jean Monnet pour l’Europe in Lausanne and an award in the context of the Robert Schuman Prize by Toepfer Foundation in Hamburg.
His current research, thanks also to the support of young students in finance, act as operational support for the asset management activity of the Centro Studi Monte SA, with attention to the evolution of sustainable finance. His mother tongue is Italian, and he speaks fluently English, French and German. Vito is married and has two children.