ZEDRA Geneva

Director

Francine Kouame

Francine is a qualified lawyer whose main area of focus is international wealth structuring and estate planning.

She has extensive knowledge and understanding of the Swiss individual and corporate taxation as well as some selected foreign tax systems.

She has over 20 years of experience in the profession accumulated through positions held in predominant independent trust companies and as a senior wealth planner and director within a major Swiss Bank.

Francine’s major role is to advise private clients, including African & Emerging markets business owners and families, as well as Family Offices, on all issues surrounding wealth protection, cross border structuring and the importance of legacy and succession planning. She also offers sound advice on corporate and family assets’ governance.

Business-minded and solution-centred, Francine brings in a valuable network and a multicultural outlook.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Strong experience dealing with Private clients and in the Trust and corporate service industry, advising clients on appropriate structuring for tax and estate planning, asset protection
  • Swiss immigration experience
  • Client-driven

Contact

Contact Francine for

  • Company Incorporation and Management Services
  • Family Wealth
  • Foundations
  • Office Facilities
  • Philanthropy
  • Structuring
  • Succession Planning
  • Transactional Special Purpose Vehicles (“SPVs”)
  • Trust & Foundation Services
  • Trust Services

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • French