Markus is a lawyer by education. He obtained his bar admission in Switzerland in 1999 and completed his studies with a PhD at the University in Zurich in 2005. In parallel to writing his doctoral thesis, he worked for a leading global executive search firm, predominantly focusing on the private wealth management sector. Subsequently, he joined a human resources consultancy, where he completed numerous assessment projects and management audits in various industries. In 2005, Markus re-joined the same global executive search firm he used to work for previously. He served international insurance clients across all business lines. Additionally, he got more and more involved in Technology and Board assignments. In 2016, he joined Dr. Thomas A. Biland Executive Search in Switzerland, where he assumes responsibility for the Insurance and Technology sector.