Roger Meier is a seasoned early stage entrepreneur and company builder who assisted many start-up and growth companies and projects in their set-up, team building, talent and fund sourcing etc., mainly but not only in the life sciences sector. He is the founder and owner of Clarena Ltd., a company that serves corporates and executives in the fields of corporate finance, change management, coaching and HR. In his earlier career, he consulted mid to large sized multinational companies at Coopers & Lybrand (later PwC) in the field of financial and risk management. In the 80’s, he helped the US investment bank Salomon Brothers Inc. (in the US, UK and Switzerland) to establish a Swiss client base with institutional investors. Previously, he worked in a Geneva private bank in trading and in Private Banking at Swiss Bank Corp. in Basel. He holds a finance degree from the University of Applied Sciences in Basel.