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Angel Film Awards Member of Jury: DR. CLAUDE SCHMIDT

CLAUDE SCHMIDT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Claude Schmidt

Dr. Claude R. Schmidt has finished university 1993 with a degree in economics (lic. oec. publ.). He then joined Arthur Andersen in Zurich where he was working in Audit and Derivatives Risk Management Consulting. Various projects in Boston and Switzerland supported him parallel to his time at Arthur Andersen to write a thesis on "Hedge Accounting with Options and Futures". He received his Ph.D. of the University of Zurich in December 1995.

In September 1995 Claude Schmidt joined the Equity Trading Department of UBS Warburg where he was trading Convertible Bonds in Chicago, New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. After being responsible for Convertible Bond Arbitrage Asia ex-Japan in Hong Kong, he moved back to Europe, mainly based in Zurich. Claude Schmidt's Team is in Europe responsible for Corporates, KeyClients and Family Offices for anykind of Equity and Commodity Derivative related transactions. This includes leveraged and protected Financing including REPOs. Claude was promoted to Managing Director in 2004.

Personal note from Claude: When Rosana and Dean ask me to come on board jury I happily accepted, since I care very much about the philosophy of the Angel Film Awards! I'm cinéphile for quality non violent films since I was a teen.

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