special insights for solutions
Born into a family shipping business in the south of Sweden,
Mr. Hillerstrom bears with him unique knowledge and insights into
family business issues. Known to be both delicate and pragmatic in his
approach, he is strongly oriented towards practical solutions.
Honed in private banking through Banque Kleinwort Benson,
Mr. Hillerstrom further specialised his know how of family business
complexities with PricewaterhouseCoopers, while in charge
of developing family business networks and activities for private clients
and family businesses across the world.
His knowledge has proved especially valuable to families experiencing
internal conflict. Working with the entire family on a person-to-person
basis Mr. Hillerstrom has also showed exceptional ability in understanding
the aims of the younger generations, and assisting them in the move to
leadership or ownership positions. As a neutral coach he is able to help
the family find solutions that are acceptable to all family members.
Mr. Hillerstrom who has an MBA from IMD
Switzerland, founded the European Family Business Seminar
in 1996, which has been held five times in St-Moritz, with the collaboration
of IMD. He is also a co-founder of Genevest Consulting Group,
a Geneva-based venture capital firm. Mr. Hillerstrom is frequently
asked to lecture on family business dilemmas to his peers in the world
of banking and finance, and is also the author of numerous articles that
have appeared in financial and business magazines.