Dr Ariel Hugentobler works as a project manager for healthcare management development at Henri B. Meier Unternehmerschule. Previously, he was engaged at HSG Alumni, the official alumni association of the University of St.Gallen, where he headed the career consulting centre for experts and executives with an HSG degree. In his former positions, he was Chief Human Resources Officer at a worldwide operating medical devices company, CFO at the consulting company IMG and Executive Board assistant of a private bank. He studied economics at the Universities of St.Gallen and Neuchatel and received his PhD degree at the University of St.Gallen in 1995. His thesis is about predicting of banking crises.