Your dedicated UAE Office
HBS Middle East Ltd is incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”) and is regulated by Dubai Financial Services Authority (“DFSA”) with reference number F006884.
HBS Middle East Ltd provides bespoke wealth advisory and family office services.
Drawing upon our international network of partners and custodians, our mission is to help you manage, control and grow your wealth, with a first class service tailored to your requirements, combined with the flexibility that the best family offices can provide.
Building on the foundations laid by HBS SA in Geneva, HBS Middle East Ltd continues the tradition of an unrelenting quest for excellent client service.
Independence, Flexibility, Service. What matters to you ?
Meet the team
Partner & SEO, Head of Dubai Office
FO & Director
Philippe holds a degree in Economics from the University of Geneva with a major in law.
Starting 1986 he worked for 17 years at BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA as Senior Banker in the International Credit department and joined the Executive Committee.
In 1996 he moved to the Private Bank team and ran the Swiss, UK, Scandinavian and Eastern European markets for BNP Paribas Private Bank globally.
In 2003, building on his broad banking experience and extensive knowledge of these markets he co-founded HBS SA.
He is a director of a number of companies and acts as strategic advisor to several families.
Arnaud holds a Swiss Federal Maturity Dipoma and a Bachelor Degree in Business and Finance with Honours from Oxford Brookes University.
Has 18 years of experience in private banking, of which he spent 14 years as Senior Private Banker first at UBS and then at Barclays covering the MENA region.
Living in the United Arab Emirates for 10 years, he has joined HBS in February 2021 as a Partner and as the Head of the Dubai Office.
Daniel holds a Federal Diploma in Banking Economics. He started his professional career with UBS where he worked 10 years in the Wealth Management department.
From 1994 through 2004 he was employed by Berger van Berchem, a Geneva investment management company as an Asset Manager.
He joined Pictet in 2004 as Deputy to the Head of the Independent Asset Managers Team.
He moved to HBS in 2015 as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and has been instrumental in building a sound operating structure.
Juan Pablo Quaranta
Juan Pablo holds a Bachelor Degree in Law with Honours from Unidistance Switzerland, and an AZEK Federal Diploma of Expert in Finance and Investments.
He started his career at UBS AG in 2002 where he spent 20 years working in Geneva, London and Dubai. In 2004 he joined the Wealth Management division where he became Senior Relationship Manager in charge of HNWI individuals and families based in the GCC countries with a focus on Saudi Arabia.
Juan Pablo joined HBS in August 2022 as a Partner.
Vincent Taccoz holds a Diploma in Finance and Investments from AZEK, Geneva. He is a Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM).
He started his career at UBS in 2000 where he spent 15 years working in Zürich, Geneva, Singapore and Dubai covering Middle East clients. In 2018, he became Team Head in Dubai where he successfully hired and managed a Team of 10 senior Relationship Managers and Investment Advisors with a focus on the Saudi market.
Vincent Taccoz joined HBS in August 2023 as a Partner.
Claudia holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland.
She joined UBS in 2014 where she worked in Digital Banking and Wealth Management in Switzerland and in Dubai.
Since August 2022, Claudia joined HBS Middle East as Executive Assistant supporting the Executive Management of HBS Middle East.
HBS Middle East LTD is incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre, and is regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.
HBS Middle East Ltd
Gate village 10 – Office 802
Dubai – UAE
T. +971 4 576 31 06