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Faculty Profiles

Patrick Coggi

Course taught at FUS: Managerial Finance


  • PhD in Finance, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

  • MSc in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

Patrick Coggi

Titles and positions covered:

  • Direttore Generale at Banca del Ceresio and Group Executive Board Member, Ceresio Investors.

  • Franklin University Switzerland, Adjunct Professor.

  • Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lecturer.

  • Lugano Musica, LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, board member.


Patrick Coggi is a member of the Group Executive Board at Ceresio Investors, an international banking group headquartered in Switzerland. He was the CEO of a Swiss-based private bank and had CIO and COO experiences. 

Patrick is a member of the Groups of experts for Digitalization, Banking Law and Taxation of the Association of Swiss Asset and Wealth Management Banks and a Foundation Council Member of LuganoMusica at LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, as well as of Scuole Santa Maria.

Father of six, in his free time he enjoys making music, mountaineering and is a student of baroque music at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana.

Areas of Research and Expertise:

Patrick's expertise is in banking and bank management; investments; quantitative finance; macroeconomics and real estate finance. He is also interested in the relationship between ethics and economics, as well as financial history.

He has recently been active in research in several areas of banking, with a particular focus on innovation, digitalization and sustainability. At Ceresio Investors, he is the ESG group coordinator.

Peer-reviewed articles:

“Challenges in Banking: The Swiss experience and lessons learned for Emerging markets. The roles of digitalization and sustainability” (with Carlo Raimondo), in: Handbook of Banking and Finance in Emerging Markets, Edward Elgar, 2021.

“A multifactor model of stock returns with stochastic regime switching” (with Bogdan Manescu), University of St. Gallen Economics Discussion Paper No. 2004-1, 2004.

Other publications:

Book: Optimal portfolio choice with housing and tenure decisions: portfolio theory and real estate finance in continuous time, ISBN 978-3838112787. 2010.

“On the forecasting power of intraday volatility, volatility transmission across markets and regime switches in volatility”, Quantica Capital Insights, 2007.

“The informational content of technical analysis: an econometric study of chartism on the Swiss stock exchange”, Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, 2003.

“A general equilibrium analysis of tax reform in the Swiss housing market”, mimeo, The London School of Economics and Political Science, mimeo, 2000.

Awards and honors:

Franklin University, 2016 MSIM Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.

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