Walter, one of the initial founders of the Vistra Group, is a specialist in estate planning and international structuring, having gained over 25 years' experience serving leading providers such as the UBS Group, Intertrust and MeesPierson, where he developed the fiduciary and trust business from Switzerland.
Walter is a member of many professional associations, such as STEP and the International Fiscal Association. He is also a founder and board member of the Swiss self-regulatory body, ARIF. He holds a variety of academic honours including a Masters degrees in international economics from the Graduate Institute (Geneva), and Columbia University (New York), and a BA degree from Drew University (New Jersey) and the Free University of Berlin, Germany.
He is fluent in French, English and German.