This week on the Alternative Investing Advantage podcast, Alex Perny welcomes international investing professional Jamie Vrijhof-Droese, who covers the interesting territory of international investments. Jamie is co-owner and managing partner of WHVP, a Swiss-based independent asset manager specializing in serving US clients.
During this podcast, Jamie discusses international investments and the diversification of client assets into international markets. She also shares her background in the industry and her company’s focus on asset management and emphasizes the importance of considering the differences and costs when investing in foreign markets.
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About Our Guest Jamie Vrijhof-Droese
Jamie Vrijhof-Droese is a cross-border wealth management expert, public speaker, and writer. She heads business development for WHVP and advises international clients about international diversification and asset protection. She is a board member of the Swiss Association of Wealth Managers, the central agency for independent wealth managers in Switzerland.
Jamie started her banking career in 2009 at Credit Suisse, where she worked in Credit Risk Management, Consumer Finance, and Private Banking. She has also worked for several years as a Financial Planner specializing in providing tailor-made international insurance and investment solutions. Additionally, she worked as a Project Manager for a boutique consulting firm, and a cross-industry association designed to strengthen Switzerland’s start-up ecosystem.
About Our Host Alex Perny, CISP
Alex Perny is a business development specialist and host of Advanta IRA’s podcast, the Alternative Investment Advantage. He is a self-described policy geek who loves learning the rules and technical aspects of SDIRAs, employer plans, and IRS regulations.
For more than a decade, Alex has helped thousands invest in alternative assets. These include precious metals, real estate, private stock, notes, and countless others. Additionally, he has spoken to investors across the country about using retirement plans to invest outside the stock market. Alex believes so strongly in self-direction that he invests his own IRA and HSA in real estate and private equity.