Organization


BOARD OF TRUSTEES

YDM

Yves DE MATTEIS 
President, Founder

After completing secondary studies in Classics and English, and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and French and English literature, Yves de Matteis began his professional career as a teacher before being hired by various organizations specializing in human rights.

Passionate about music, he became a member of the board of the Foundation of the Grand Théâtre de Genève before joining the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Geneva as communications director and personal assistant to the Councillor in charge.

In 2005, Yves was elected to the Geneva City Parliament and serves as a member of the Arts and Culture Commission. In 2013, he was elected as a Deputy of the Parliament of the Canton of Geneva.

 

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Isabella LEONARDI RUTZ
Vice President

After completing her secondary studies in Classics and a double degree in Egyptology and Classical Archeology at the University of Geneva, Isabella Leonardi Rutz worked as an assistant. She performed epigraphy missions and various excavations in Switzerland, Egypt, Greece and Italy. Her study of various classical languages (Chinese, Sanskrit, Coptic, Ancient Greek) also led her to explore other civilizations.

Isabella has collaborated with several museums on exhibitions related to her expertise in antiquities. Additionally, she has worked as a consultant or as an employee with an art gallery and a raw materials trading company, and has assisted in establishing various foundations.

 

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Antoine BOUGET
Vice President

After starting his career in catering, Antoine Bouget became familiar with the realities of the art world while working as an assistant during the summer tour of the French radio Europe N° 1 Podium.

Upon his arrival in Geneva in 1968, he worked for Swissair. A decade later, he began work as a socio-professional teacher, eventually managing a unit in an institution for mentally handicapped individuals. In 1994, he became a special needs educator at the EPI (Public establishments for integration).

Passionate about music, Antoine has put his extensive knowledge at the disposal of various artists, producers, and media, who regularly hire him as a consultant.

 

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Christine BROOKE
Member of the Board

Christine Brooke was born in a musical environment. The daughter of a professional jazz musician, she studied music theory and piano before joining a choir during her school years.

After graduating in modern languages (French, English, German and Italian) and completing a diploma to become an executive assistant in management and administration, Christine has worked as a Human Resources Administrator in the financial industry, among other positions.

For many years now, she has worked as the personal assistant to General Partners and Owners of various banking institutions and family offices.

 

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Vincent MANDELBAUM
Member of the Board

Vincent Mandelbaum has a master's degree in Law and Economics from the University of Lausanne. For 25 years, he has managed a major company in Lausanne and Geneva.

Passionate about music and an amateur pianist, he has continuously been trained in music analysis at the Lausanne Music Conservatory and in Piano at the Ribaupierre Institute in Lausanne.

Vincent is also a member of the Board of the Lausanne Opera and is member of the Committee of the Friends Of The OSR (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande) Association.

 


 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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David HADZIS
Project Manager

A music industry professional since 1985, David Hadzis has worked with many world-renowned artists, musicians and producers as a songwriter, record producer, sound engineer, and executive producer.

Specialized in the preservation and enhancement of recorded musical heritage since the early 90s, he has also produced or taken part in many reissues and compilations released in a number of countries.

David is also the founder of an independent Geneva-based company that offers project management services and is equipped with a studio providing recording and mastering services.