Photographic portrait of Frédéric Tissot
I am fueled by a passion for entrepreneurship, the joy of celebrating those who shape impactful businesses and a commitment to building trust with entrepreneurs to help them succeed.

Frédéric Tissot

Director, Head of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ | EY Switzerland

Rooted in Switzerland with a global mindset, Frédéric is passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. He leverages EY's resources to help entrepreneurial firms succeed.

Having spent over 20 years at EY in various key roles focused on business development, Frédéric holds the position of Head of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™, a high-caliber initiative that celebrates, supports and connects entrepreneurs.

Throughout his career, he has operated out of Geneva, Berne, London, Zurich and now Lausanne. This breadth of experience has enhanced his talent for nurturing trusting business relationships with entrepreneurs and his ability to guide them effectively through the next phase of their growth journey.

His commitment to fostering entrepreneurship and innovation shines brightly. Through deep involvement with the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Frédéric continues to develop his passion, reinforcing his engagements and contributions in the field.

Frédéric holds a Master's degree in International Relations from the Geneva Graduate Institute and an Executive MBA in International Management from the University of Geneva.

How Frédéric is buliding a better working world

“I am a strong advocate for entrepreneurial and family-led businesses through the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program. Being active in the Swiss entrepreneurship ecosystem and helping entrepreneurs connect, increase their brand awareness and ultimately grow, enables me to build a better working world that extends beyond my own office."

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