Yuri Lustenberger-Kim

Yuri Lustenberger-Kim
Regional Head of D&I
Yuri is a US corporate tax lawyer turned into advocate and promoter of inclusion and diversity in Switzerland for the largest Swiss bank and international financial institution, UBS. With a career spanning 27 years in NY, London and Zurich, 2 teenagers raised in Switzerland, and having tried every variation of working style, childcare, and career planning, Yuri brings passion and learnings to the discussion of what we must do more, to promote diversity and inclusion in our professional and private lives.

Yuri Lustenberger-Kim was appointed UBS Regional Head of Diversity & Inclusion Switzerland, in December 2016 based in Zurich. She joins the Group D&I Team and reports to Carolanne Minashi, UBS Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion in London.

Yuri brings to the role a wealth of knowledge and experience from the banking industry and international law firms. She joined UBS in 2007, spending the last 9 years in a variety of roles across Legal, Compliance, Group Risk Control, and COO WM. Most recently, she was a Senior Product Manager, Funds at Wealth Management IPS Content Management PDM where she was responsible for the product development and maintenance of Multi-Manager Access (MMA) funds used in UBS discretionary mandates.

Prior to joining UBS in 2007, Yuri spent 12 years at Credit Suisse in New York, London and Zurich where she held a number of legal and business roles in Investment Banking Legal, Equity Capital Markets, Group Legal & Compliance, and Policy, Training & Regulatory Group. She began her career as a corporate tax lawyer with Dewey Ballantine in New York City.

Yuri earned her B.A.in Political Science from Columbia University (1988) in New York and a J.D. from Georgetown Law School (1991) in Washington, DC. She is admitted to the New York State Bar (1992).

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