- French (fluent)
- German (fluent)
- Swiss German (fluent)
- Italian (fluent)
- Danish (fluent)
- English (fluent)
- Spanish (fluent)
- Thai (intermediate)
- Japanese (early stages)
ABOUT YANNICK LEE JACQUIER
Partner – Executive Vice President Precious Commodities
Mr. Jacquier was born in Trinidad-and-Tobago, and holds both British and Swiss passports, in addition to his Trinidadian nationality. Within Luxury Capital Partners, he oversees the Precious Commodities transactions, with the exception of America.
An experienced executive with a large international background, Mr. Jacquier possesses a sound knowledge of protocol and public relations, particularly in government-related situations and in the luxury sector. He is at ease in multicultural environments, and proves to be efficient in negotiations and conflict resolution. He is perfectly fluent in several languages such as French, English, German, Swiss German, Italian, Spanish and Danish. He has basic knowledge of Japanese and Thai, and a sound experience in multicultural protocol.
Mr. Jacquier studied in international affairs and in the military field in Zurich. Today a former professional Army officer, he currently holds the rank of Captain, as a Company Comander in the mountain infantry. He was a Valedictorian in the Officer School. His initial professional duties were within the Swiss government as an NCO in Defence, where he oversaw several security-related infrastructure developments. His first steps in the private sector were made in luxury aviation, allowing him to work as Deputy Operations Manager in Geneva, second busiest airport in Europe for non-commercial flights. His commitment to high expectations and results in managing various high value assets for a large ultra high net worth family, together with his sound knowledge of international business etiquette gave him the opportunity to join the prestigious Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) where he was in charge of the visibility of the institution in Asia and Western Europe. Thanks to countless business trips and events around the world, Mr. Jacquier possesses a large database of precious contacts that he is proud to take care of on a regular basis and connect to each other whenever an opportunity arises.
The qualities of Yannick Lee Jacquier are mainly his ability to adapt rapidly to new situations, his love for discretion and taste for confidentiality, his ease in public with demanding individuals and attention to detail. Thanks to his experience within the Swiss Army as a professional officer, he justifies of a solid background in security and the management of high value goods, both for public and private owners.
In addition to mountain sports, art, classical music and travelling, Mr. Jacquier is member of the Swiss-French Chamber of Trade & Industry, actively supports research for child rare diseases or organizations improving the well-being of children at hospital, and contributes to the development of more sustainable business models with young entrepreneurs.