Bedrock appoints two new partners

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  • Two outstanding women become partners of the firm, confirming our commitment to diversity.
  • This dynamic and experienced duo is ready to drive innovation and contribute to Bedrock’s success and growth.
  • Their appointment represents a strong strategic signal in a perspective of long-term sustainable commitment.

Bedrock has appointed Raquel Santos Silva and Carlota van de Koppel as partners, effective 2nd October, 2023.

Raquel Santos Silva joined Bedrock’s Wealth Management division in 2021 as Director, responsible for Ultra HNW clients in the UK and Portugal. She began her career in investment banking with Morgan Stanley and then Santander, before obtaining an MBA from Columbia University. Raquel Santos Silva then spent over 12 years developing her expertise in wealth management, first at Goldman Sachs and then at Pictet in London. Drawing on her experience in investment banking and asset management, she has advised wealthy families and entrepreneurs on asset allocation strategies for both public and private investments. Beyond Bedrock, Raquel finds fulfillment in teaching and has passed on her knowledge as a guest lecturer at the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa and INSEAD.

Maurice Ephrati, Bedrock’s founding partner, confirmed: «Since joining Bedrock in 2021, Raquel Santos Silva, our new partner, has been a driving force behind our development. With her extensive wealth management experience at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Pictet, she has already helped us strengthen our private market offering and asset allocation advisory services. Her unwavering commitment to our clients and her deep understanding of their needs enable her to have a decisive impact on our wealth management business».

Carlota van de Koppel, who joined Bedrock in 2016, now operates as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer. Previously, she completed an online entrepreneurship project in Madrid and gained experience in the consulting and finance sector in New York and London. She holds a BSc in Business Management from King’s College London and an MSc in Management, Organisations and Governance from the London School of Economics. Carlota van de Koppel is fluent in Spanish, English and Dutch. Passionate about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), she is committed to the wider context of the company’s operations, including a strong involvement in Next Gen initiatives.

Maurice Ephrati commented: «At only 30 years of age, Carlota van de Koppel has brought her dynamic leadership to the heart of our business as Chief Operating Officer, pushing the boundaries and expanding Bedrock’s capabilities. Carlota’s strategic vision and ability to manage complex operational needs have enabled Bedrock to go from strength to strength over the past seven years, consolidating her crucial role in building Bedrock’s future. Thanks to her visionary leadership, the non-financial needs of our customers are now better addressed through comprehensive family governance services and a development program to support the next generation.»

About Bedrock

Bedrock is a multi-family office founded in 2004 and based in Geneva, London and Monaco. With assets under management of 7 billion Swiss francs and over 70 employees, the group focuses on four pillars of wealth management services: Investment Management, Private Market Investments, Real Estate Investments and Family Office Services. Founded by Ariel Arazi, Maurice Ephrati and David Joory, the group comprises 10 partners, including the co-founders.

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