Philippe Spicher is the CEO of Inrate. As CEO of Centre Info (1999 to spring 2010), he successfully developed the company by introducing new products and services and expanding the client base. He was instrumental in the foundation of SiRi Group in 2000, a coalition of leading local SRI rating agencies. Philippe Spicher started his career in the SRI field in 1994 when he joined Centre Info as an ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) analyst. As Head of Research (1996-1999), he set up a formal system to assess corporate environmental and social performance, and developed relationships with international partner organisations.
He holds a degree in economics from the HEC (University of Lausanne) and a masters degree in environmental management from the Fondation Universitaire Luxembourgeoise (Belgium) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. Philippe is a co-founder of Sustainable Finance Geneva, an association of Geneva-based professionals and investors with a common interest in promoting sustainable finance and responsible investment.