Mark Haefele

Mark Haefele

Global Chief Investment Officer, UBS Wealth Management

Chair of the UBS Global Investment Committee


Mark Haefele is the Global Chief Investment Officer of UBS Wealth Management and the Chair of the UBS Global Investment Committee. In this capacity, Mark oversees the investment policy and strategy for approximately USD 2 trillion in invested assets.

Mark joined UBS as Head of Investment, CIO WM when the CIO office was founded in 2011. Before joining UBS, Mark was the co-founder and co-fund manager at Sonic Capital. He also served as a Managing Director at Matrix Capital Management.

A former lecturer and acting dean at Harvard University, Mark is a frequent contributor to numerous financial media, including CNBC, Bloomberg and the WSJ.

Mark received a BA from Princeton, and both an MA and PhD from Harvard University.

As a Fulbright Scholar, he also received an MA from the Australian National University.

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As a former Harvard Lecturer, Mark co-authored "Staging growth: Modernization, Development, and the Global Cold War" at the University of Massachusetts Press. The book analyzes the influences of the theory of modernization on the West's economic, social, and political paradigms, and studies how it influenced US foreign policy during the second half of the 20th century. Mark also authored "John F. Kennedy, USIA, and World Public Opinion", at the Oxford University Press.