Board of directors

Jonathan Wynne

Chairman of the Board

Jonathan Wynne is passionate about education and has been active in the sector since 2008. During this time, he has been involved across several verticals including Child Care, K12 schools and Higher Education, and across regions, being Switzerland as well as North and South America, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and China. Jonathan Wynne holds a Master degree in Engineering awarded by the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

Nicolas Faivre

Board Member

Nicolas Faivre is a former Investment Banker from Credit Suisse. He co-founded Helvetica Capital in Zurich, which became a well-established firm in Switzerland, recognized for his strong links to local entrepreneurs. Today, after having left Helvetica Capital, he continues to leverage his solid network with Swiss entrepreneurs across multiple sectors, in both the Swiss French and Swiss German regions. Nicolas Faivre holds a Master degree in Business Administration awarded by HEC Lausanne.

Heinz Sommer

Board member & Group CEO

Besides his strategic function as Board Member, Heinz Sommer is as Group CEO operationally responsible for the overall management, positioning and further development of the Vantage Education Group. Heinz Sommer has over 25 years of in-depth professional experience in different functions in national and international companies and possesses profound know-how in relation to the creation and expansion of companies, subsidiaries, brands and organizations. In addition, as an entrepreneur and longtime interim manager, he has extensive experience in line management, project and change management, as well as in M&A transactions. Heinz Sommer holds an Executive MBA, awarded by Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and he is familiar with the dual education system in Switzerland based on his own education, as well as on many years of working as a lecturer.