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Ms. Mazzotta started her banking apprenticeship at the young age of 15 at Zürcher Kantonalbank in Switzerland. In 2007 she has been awarded with The European Foundation Certificate in Banking and has obtained the Swiss Federal Certificate of Proficiency in Commercial Business & Banking. Since 2008 she has dedicated her career on serving high net worth individuals of various nationalities and has thus been working closely with Asset Managers and Family Offices.

Ms. Mazzotta has worked in Swiss private banks located in Zurich and Lugano such as UBS, Vontobel, Notenstein La Roche and Banca Popolare di Sondrio (SUISSE) giving her a wider exposure to German and Russian UHNW clients. In 2016 she relocated to Dubai working for a Category 3C licensed firm in Dubai International Financial Centre and later joined Patronus Wealth since inception.

Mr. Jerkovic started his private banking career in 2007 as an Analyst in an Investment Fund with Julius Baer Client Advisory Group at the DIFC in Dubai. In 2008, he joined Credit Suisse Private Bank, and during his 8 years with the bank, held various client management roles with IWM and UHNW teams.

Mr. Jerkovic holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Banking & Finance, and a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.

Mr. van Heerden worked as a Wealth Manager at an investment brokerage firm in South Africa prior to joining Patronus. His main role included advising clients on investment products and constructing tailor-made portfolios based on the clients’ investment objectives and risk profile.

Mr. van Heerden holds an Undergraduate Degree in Management, majoring in Financial Planning and also a Wealth Management Certification with distinction; both from South Africa.

About us

Eleonora Mazzotta

Head of Client Services

Ms. Mazzotta started her banking apprenticeship at the young age of 15 at Zürcher Kantonalbank in Switzerland. In 2007 she has been awarded with The European Foundation Certificate in Banking and has obtained the Swiss Federal Certificate of Proficiency in Commercial Business & Banking. Since 2008 she has dedicated her career on serving high net worth individuals of various nationalities and has thus been working closely with Asset Managers and Family Offices.

Ms. Mazzotta has worked in Swiss private banks located in Zurich and Lugano such as UBS, Vontobel, Notenstein La Roche and Banca Popolare di Sondrio (SUISSE) giving her a wider exposure to German and Russian UHNW clients. In 2016 she relocated to Dubai working for a Category 3C licensed firm in Dubai International Financial Centre and later joined Patronus Wealth since inception.

Zoran Jerkovic

Portfolio Manager / Investment Advisor

Mr. Jerkovic started his private banking career in 2007 as an Analyst in an Investment Fund with Julius Baer Client Advisory Group at the DIFC in Dubai. In 2008, he joined Credit Suisse Private Bank, and during his 8 years with the bank, held various client management roles with IWM and UHNW teams.

Mr. Jerkovic holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Banking & Finance, and a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.