Reto J. Kohler joined Marakon in January 2017 as a director with close to 20 years of experience in strategy, consulting, and banking.
Reto joined after a sabbatical which he used to fulfill long-held ambitions such as working as a ski instructor in Colorado. Prior to that, Reto was a senior Managing Director and Global Head of Strategy & Change at Barclays Investment Bank, based in New York. In this role, Reto and his team were advising senior management and the Board throughout the major developments at Barclays and in the wider investment banking industry since 2004.
Before his relocation to New York from London in 2007, Reto acted as the interim Head of Barclays Group Strategy in 2006 and held the role of COO for IBD EMEA at Barclays Capital during 2005. He joined the Barclays Capital Strategy team in London in spring 2004 after six years with the Boston Consulting Group in Zurich and London where he focused mainly on financial services with some experiences in pharma and the used car market.
He has lived and worked in several European countries and the US.