Meet the team

We are a team of passionate professionals with an extensive experience in real estate investment, finance, marketing, operational management and software development for large companies.

Our mission is to democratize and digitize real estate investment in Switzerland!

Managing Team

Dan Amar

Dan Amar

Founder, CEO and Member of the Board

Dan worked in multiple real estate oriented family offices and real estate funds. In 2011, he launched his first startup, a software development company, and later moved to New York to deploy European and American family offices money in hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, real estate and startups. He launched Foxstone in 2015. Dan holds a Master in Management and Finance from HEC Geneva.

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Yossi Amar

Yossi Amar

Co-founder & CTO

Yossi worked for seven years in a prominent family office based in Geneva as a Quantitative Analyst. He spent the next four years at Propertyfinder Group in Dubai, in charge of different senior roles such as Consumer Experience and Product Development. Yossi then launched his consultancy firm helping digital SMEs enhancing internal processes and developing large scale international projects.

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David El-Eini

David El-Eini

Co-founder & COO

David has 15 years of experience in online and offline retail industry. He spent most of his career growing his family retail business with 11 stores and more than 50 employees. In 2009 he co-founded My-store.ch, the leading flash sale website in Switzerland which was acquired by Ringier AG group in 2015. David has strong experience in business operations, team management and strategic planning. He holds a Political Science degree from the University of Geneva.

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Isabelle Schirmer

Isabelle Schirmer

CFO

Co-founder of Rosablanche Ventures SA
Isabelle has invested in and/or served on the board of start-ups in the DeepTech, MedTech, and CleanTech sectors and was a member of the investment committee of a venture capital fund dedicated to mobility. Previously, she served as a project economist at the World Bank in Washington DC, as a senior consultant at London Economics, and in senior positions at BP Plc and Arjo Wiggins Appleton.
She holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD, an engineering degree from AgroParisTech and a Master's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA) and has over 30 years of international experience in corporate strategy and development, M&A and venture capital in industry, energy, mobility, and new technologies.

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Board of Directors

Thierry Baudon

Thierry Baudon

Board Member

Co-founder of Rosablanche Ventures SA
Thierry is the founder of Mid Europa Partners (one of the leading private equity players in Central Europe) and the former Chairman of the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (Invest Europe).
Previously he held senior positions at the World Bank/IFC in Washington DC, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London and headed the International Finance Department of the Suez Group.
Thierry holds an engineering degree from AgroParisTech, a Master's degree in Economics and Finance from the Sorbonne University and an AMP from INSEAD.

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Michael Lahyani

Michael Lahyani

Board Member

Michael a déménagé à Dubaï en 2005 où il lance propertyfinder.ae, un portail de référencement immobilier en ligne. Aujourd’hui, leader au Moyen Orient, son entreprise est active dans sept pays avec plus de 300 employés. Michael est également un partenaire fondateur de Merro, un véhicule d’investissement dédié aux places de marché en ligne à travers le monde. Il est titulaire d’un Master en Économie et Finance de HEC Lausanne.

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Ivan Schouker

Ivan Schouker

Chairman of the Board

Before his current engagements as Board member, operating partner and advisor, Ivan has led three banking institutions as CEO, including two online, in Switzerland, Luxembourg and the UK, as well as various service companies. Ivan started his career in investment banking (Paribas, now BNP Paribas) and then expanded into strategy and operations consulting (Booz Allen & Hamilton, now PWC’s Strategy&).
Ivan holds master's degrees from Columbia University, the London School of Economics and the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris.
He has over 20 years of experience in the FinTech sector, as a leader, investor, and advisor on strategic, financial, organizational and human resources matters.

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Stefan Schuermann

Stefan Schuermann

Board Member

Stefan is the representative of Vaudoise Asset Management and also a member of the Foxstone Board of Directors.
Stefan has 20 years of experience as a sell-side financial analyst covering the insurance and real estate sectors in Switzerland and MENA. He has worked for Pictet & Cie in Geneva, Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux and Bank Vontobel in Zurich and EFG Hermes in Dubai. Among others, he accompanied several real estate companies during their IPO in Switzerland and Egypt and was named best analyst for Swiss equities in 2003. At Vaudoise Assurance, he is responsible for Corporate Development and M&A and, among other things, monitors the group's start-up participations.
He holds a Master in Business Administration from HEC Lausanne.

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Managers

Nicolas Terrier

Nicolas Terrier

Head of Real Estate

Nicolas worked for several years at Credit Suisse as underwriter for complex real estate transactions and development projects in the Swiss French area. During this period, he was in charge of a real estate and commercial portfolio. In earlier time, he had worked in finance and marketing for prestigious brands within the watchmaking industry. Nicolas holds a Bachelor degree in hospitality management from the École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) and a Master degree in real estate from the EBS Universität in Germany.

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Hugo Rouast

Hugo Rouast

Head of Customer Relations - Western Switzerland

Hugo has worked for several years in wealth management to assist private clients with their real estate and financial investments. Previously, Hugo started in the banking sector as a financial products broker, he then worked in asset management to develop partnerships with independent asset managers. He holds a Master’s degree in Management, specialising in Market Finance.

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Pierre Itschner

Pierre Itschner

Customer Relations - German Switzerland

Pierre assisted in setting up and growing the Swiss branch in Zürich for the British fintech Ebury Partners. The first three years he worked within FX Sales and then over two years as a FX Trader. He holds a degree in Management and International Relations.

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Our Partners

Vaudoise Insurance is one of the ten largest insurance companies in Switzerland. Founded in 1895, it provides high-quality advice and solutions in all areas of insurance to individuals and SMEs and covers the whole of Switzerland through its network of more than 100 branches. Vaudoise recently acquired Berninvest, a FINMA-compliant real estate fund manager.
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Founded in 1994, the Investis Group is a leading residential real estate investment company in the Lake Geneva region and a national real estate service provider active in the two complementary segments of Properties and Real Estate Services.
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Founded in 1933 and with 2,400 member companies representing more than 28,000 real estate specialists, the Swiss Real Estate Association (SVIT) is the largest real estate association in Switzerland.
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CBRE Switzerland is one of the world leaders in residential and commercial real estate consulting.
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PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network of firms headquartered in London, United Kingdom that operate in partnership under the PwC brand. PwC is the second largest professional services network in the world and is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms, along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG.
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