About us

  • About us

    Specialised in the educational sector, Swiss School Consulting is a private consulting cabinet, founded by Serge Gay.

    Rich in practical experience in your domain of activities, Swiss School Consulting commits itself to being a profoundly motivated and innovative partner targeting the success of your enterprise.

    Through Swiss School Consulting, you benefit of an important network of partners from high-end international experts.

About us

  • Specialised in the educational sector, Swiss School Consulting is a private consulting cabinet, founded by Serge Gay.

    Rich in practical experience in your domain of activities, Swiss School Consulting commits itself to being a profoundly motivated and innovative partner targeting the success of your enterprise.

    Through Swiss School Consulting, you benefit of an important network of partners from high-end international experts.

Education Experiences

Serge Gay

Serge Gay

Founder and CEO

Mr. Gay has spent thirty years in the Education Industry where he built his knowledge and established his credibility from school headmaster until Vice-President and Board member of the Lemania Swiss Group of Schools.

Mr. Gay has been one of the drivers in the development and expansion of the Lemania Group. He has played a important role in leading the strategy setting of the group and implemented both the International Baccalaureate program as well as the boarding concept in some of the schools. In addition to consolidating a strong presence and reputation in Switzerland, he has developed the Lemania brand awareness abroad.

Under the new structure of Swiss School Consulting, Mr. Gay has already enabled several project start-ups in various academic and vocational domains both in Switzerland and abroad.

Mr. Gay holds a diploma in Education and in addition a  degree in Physical Education from University of Lausanne.

Daniela Re

Daniela Re

Senior Partner

Mrs. Re has extensive operational and financial experience in several industries, including Education. 

During 17 years, Mrs. Re has covered several senior finance positions at Digital Equipment Corporation/Compaq up until being CFO for Compaq Italy in 2000. She also worked at SITA, ORACLE and ALCOA as Finance, IT and purchasing director for EMEA and Global Business Units.

From 2008 until 2011 Mrs. Re was Senior Vice President and Group CFO at Laureate Education responsible for the Hospitality, Art & Design global business unit. During that time she has been instrumental to the growth of the operations, building and strengthening the organization and leading several strategic acquisitions. 

In 2013 while General Manager of the Verbier International School, she has been the main driver in the acquisition of the school by the Lemania Group in 2014.

Mrs. Re is now a Partner at Swiss School Consulting dedicated to entrepreneurial and financial advisory activities and part-time lecturer for Financial Management to the Master Students of the Vatel School in Valais.

She holds a Finance and Economic degree from Universita’ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milano and a Master of Business Administration from European University, Geneva.

Languages: English, Italian, French.

Geoff Carlson

Geoff Carlson

Senior Partner

Mr. Carlson has extensive operational and top-level management experience in several industries throughout Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East. From 1978-1998, Mr. Carlson worked for multinational companies in Europe in specialty chemicals, high-tech ceramics, micro-electronics, consumer products, and medical devices.  He held various positions in finance, marketing, project management, business development/government relations for central and eastern Europe, senior vice president for government relations for MENA/FSU, and general manager eastern Europe.  During this period, Mr. Carlson led the effort in several acquisitions, built factories, developed fast-growing businesses, and, concurrently, was President of a private policy foundation in Switzerland to promote political and economic reforms in four eastern European countries. 

From 1999 to the present, Mr. Carlson has founded or co-founded, and has served as chairman and/or a director, in a number of global companies in basic resources mining and production; midstream & downstream energy (hydrocarbons and renewables); protective materials for the automotive, aeronautical/defense, and electronic industries; and commercial real estate development.

He holds a B.A. degree in Government from Dartmouth College and a Masters of International Management / Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Denver Graduate Schools of International Studies and Business Administration.

Languages: English, French

 

Education Expertise

  • STRATEGIE
    In partnership with our clients we develop innovative strategies and propose pragmatic and efficient solutions whilst yielding high added value results.

  • INNOVATION
    Associate to the experience of our experts’ network, we favour a creative dynamic that imagines your prospective markets whilst proactively transforming your business models.

  • MANAGEMENT
    Optimising managerial efficiency, personal recruiting or benefiting of an “interim management”: Swiss School Consulting - for a customised service.

  • FINANCING
    Fusion & acquisitions - Research of partnership - Enterprise cessionSearching Potential Investors.

  • TRAINING
    Organise and administer further educational courses through seminars for your students and teachers.

Education Expertise

  • STRATEGIE

    STRATEGIE
    In partnership with our clients we develop innovative strategies and propose pragmatic and efficient solutions whilst yielding high added value results.

  • INNOVATION

    INNOVATION
    Associate to the experience of our experts’ network, we favour a creative dynamic that imagines your prospective markets whilst proactively transforming your business models.

  • MANAGEMENT

    MANAGEMENT
    Optimising managerial efficiency, personal recruiting or benefiting of an “interim management”: Swiss School Consulting - for a customised service.

  • FINANCING

    FINANCING
    Fusion & acquisitions - Research of partnership - Enterprise cessionSearching Potential Investors.

  • TRAINING

    TRAINING
    Organise and administer further educational courses through seminars for your students and teachers.


Contact us

Swiss School Consulting
Rue de l’Athénée 24
CH-1216 Genève
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