Our People

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Our People

Nick Dryden

Nick Dryden is the founder and Managing Partner of Dryden Associates SA. He specialises in personal and corporate taxation matters as well as the incorporation of new companies in Switzerland.
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Nick Dryden

Nick Dryden is the founder and Managing Partner of Dryden Associates SA. He specialises in personal and corporate taxation matters as well as the incorporation of new companies in Switzerland.

Following graduation from Edinburgh University he qualified with Ernst & Young as a Chartered Accountant. He is also registered as an Expert Auditor by the Swiss Federal Audit Oversight Authority. He has worked in the United Kingdom, North Africa, the Middle East and Switzerland. Nick has been a resident of Geneva since 1986.

He has an MBA from IMD in Lausanne and has acquired the TEP qualification from the STEP Association.

As an enthusiastic member of the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, he participates in and takes a keen interest in the development of the international aspects of Geneva trade and services.

Graham Paul

Graham is the Audit Partner of Dryden Associates SA. He specialises in audit and accounting for both the private sector and not-for-profit sector.
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Graham Paul

Graham is the Audit Partner of Dryden Associates SA. He specialises in audit and accounting for both the private sector and not-for-profit sector.

Having graduated and qualified as a lawyer, he then qualified as a Chartered Accountant and is also registered by the Swiss Federal Audit Oversight Authority as an Expert Auditor. He has worked in the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Switzerland.

Susana Vinagre

Susana Vinagre has been managing our payroll division since 2004. Expert in salary administration with more than 20 years experience, she has an in-depth understanding of Swiss labour law legislation and enjoys finding solutions for our clients, big and small.
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Susana Vinagre

Susana Vinagre has been managing our payroll division since 2004. Expert in salary administration with more than 20 years experience, she has an in-depth understanding of Swiss labour law legislation and enjoys finding solutions for our clients, big and small.

Susana began her career at Ernst & Young and then managed a significant European-wide payroll for an American data storage company before joining ranks with us. Efficient and proactive, Susana is so passionate about her profession that if she could live her life again she would dedicate it to payroll!

Jacques Kocher

With a degree in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Neuchâtel with a specialization in business management, Jacques Kocher is in charge of our salary division.
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Jacques Kocher

With a degree in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Neuchâtel with a specialization in business management, Jacques Kocher is in charge of our salary division.

Before joining us in 2014, he worked for Deloitte Consulting in Zurich and more recently with BDO implementing financial and salary applications. He has also worked with the Internaional Red Cross in 5 different war torn countries, as administrative coordinator in the field. His rich and varied career path explains the depth of his professional, cultural and linguistic knowledge; matched only by his height at 197cm!

Xavier Rickenbacher

Xavier has worked with us for more than 13 years before which he was with PwC Polygot, with a facility to unravel complicated transactions, combined with a high work capacity, Xavier is an excellent accountant.
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Xavier Rickenbacher

Xavier has worked with us for more than 13 years before which he was with PwC Polygot, with a facility to unravel complicated transactions, combined with a high work capacity, Xavier is an excellent accountant.

He helps our clients with his outstanding pragmatism and long experience. In particular, he works on IFRS accounting standards, indirect taxation and as company secretary.

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