Our Team

Anne-Laure Héritier

Founder and CEO

"Nothing is impossible"

Anne-Laure Héritier founded Capital Emergence s.a. in 2009 after 15 years in the trust industry as an advisor and administrator of all types of companies, foundations and complex structures. Specialized in corporate governance and organization issues, she intervenes at the board level to improve their structure and performance. After an experience in a Swiss industrial start-up, she created a business plan and investment consulting service in order to help small and medium-sized companies to find investors and buyers. A born entrepreneur, efficient and result-oriented, she puts all her managerial expertise at the service of your projects. Based in Geneva, Anne-Laure shares her time between Asia, Europe and Latin America. She is Swiss and speaks French, English and Spanish. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

Philippe Zwahlen

Founder and CEO

Philippe Zwahlen is a long-time entrepreneur who has spent the last two decades living and working in Asia, mainly in China. His consulting firm SST www.sst.biz specializes in M&A and match-making of both domestic and transnational business and financial partners. Prior to SST, he was founder, owner and CEO of SIM, a consulting firm in Shanghai. A Swiss national, he speaks French, English and Chinese.

Daniel Brandenburger

Audit & Selection of start-up / Senior Advisor

Nearly 30 years of experience in managing sales, engineering and production operations for major European companies in the APAC region, particularly in China. Actively participated in managing the creation and/or acquisition of more than 15 companies. Today, as a Start-up Coach CTI (Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation), he shares his experience with the Swiss start-up community, supporting the development of their operations to an industrialized level.

Vincent Boon Falleur

Financial Advisor & investors finders

More than 15 years of experience in corporate finance, managing director of a financial consulting firm based in Shanghai and founder of an investment and business consulting firm helping to bridge the gap between Chinese and European markets. Board member of several organizations helping Belgian and European companies to expand into the Chinese market.

Jean-Louis Héritier


"Innovating in tradition"

Jean-Louis Héritier has been a director and CEO of Swiss companies for 40 years. From importer of Valentine paints in Switzerland, he has worked with the Czech Republic in the field of transport and by participating in several editions of the Paris-Dakar and Pharaons Rallies. He knows well the markets of the Maghreb - mainly Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia - as well as Eastern Europe. He created a chain of high pressure car washes in the canton of Geneva and co-manages the company Capital Emergence as a business consultant for the creation and management of Swiss holding, service or industrial companies.
A Swiss national, he speaks French and German.