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Niels Zilkens


Head of Arabian Gulf and NRI
UBS Global Wealth Management



Niels Zilkens is Head of Wealth Management Arabian Gulf & Non-Resident Indian (NRI), and
Lead Market Head Arabian Gulf, based in Zurich. He has been responsible since 2015 for UBS
Group cross-jurisdiction activities, and leads teams in Dubai, Geneva, Zurich and Bahrain that
offer customized and innovative investment solutions delivering UBS’s vast global investment
expertise to clients. In addition he is also the Functional Head of Wealth Management EMEA
Affluent.

Niels Zilkens joined UBS in 2012 as Market Head NRI. Previously he was with Clariden Leu,
where he was Business Area Head NRI and Indian Subcontinent. He has in-depth wealth
management experience with NRI and Middle Eastern clients gained at Clariden Leu and before
that at Credit Suisse in Dubai and Switzerland. Having started his career as an economist at the
Swiss National Bank, he gained further expertise as a senior economist in the research department
of Credit Suisse in Zurich.

Niels Zilkens holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Zurich.


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