Founder of BAUMGARTEN Consulting is Dr. Mark-Oliver Baumgarten, LL.M.
For a long time he advises as to strategic, organizational and management issues, is an experienced leader of complex projects and supports companies also operatively.
The Swiss citizen has been practising over 20 years as a business attorney in Zurich, was partner of a law firm and head of the banking department as well as executive board member of the Swiss Bankers Association SBA and head of the financial markets Switzerland department. Further, he was member of the legal committee of economiesuisse, of boards and expert committees of various industry organisations and of boards of private organisations (incl. health and education) as well as politically active. Besides, as an air force captain he served in the Swiss Armed Forces Staff and
in an air force brigade staff.
Mark-Oliver Baumgarten studied law at the University of California, Berkeley and at the University of Basel and received his doctorate in law (Dr. iur.) in Basel. He was admitted to the bar of Basel and holds an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He wrote a much-noticed doctoral thesis in constitutional law, is co-author of the Swiss merger act, the stock exchange act and the financial market infrastructure act (all BSK publications) and publishes and lectures regularly on finance and business topics.