INSEAD Alumni Fund (IAF)

Julien Firmenich, MBA’08J
President IAF Switzerland

Julien began his career at Rolex in New York, before spending three years in Singapore as a partner and Director of Operations of Autium Private Ltd. He joined Firmenich SA in 2010 and held various positions within the company’s perfumery and ingredient divisions. In 2022, following the merger of Firmenich and DSM, Julien founded the investment company Anaïs Ventures SA. He is married with three daughters and holds a master’s in economics from HEC Lausanne and an MBA from INSEAD. Outside of office hours, he competes on the TF35 catamaran foiling circuit with his team, Ylliam 17.