Born 1972
Swiss, U.K. and French citizen

Geraldine Matchett

Member of the Board of Directors, ABB Ltd, since 2018



Chartered Accountant, Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the U.K.


Master’s degree in Sustainable Development, University of Cambridge, the U.K.


Bachelor’s degree Physical and Human Geography, University of Reading, the U.K.

Professional experience

Royal DSM

2014 to date

Global Chief Financial Officer and member of the Managing Board – Royal DSM, the Netherlands

SGS Group

2010 – 2014

Global Chief Financial Officer – SGS, Switzerland

2004 – 2010

SVP Group Financial Controller – SGS, Switzerland


VP Corporate Finance – SGS, Switzerland


2001 – 2004
Financial Audit Senior Manager, International Clients – Deloitte, Switzerland

KPMG International

1997 – 2000
Financial Auditors Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Energy Division – KPMG London, the U.K.

Thames Water

1995 – 1997
Management trainee – Thames Water, the U.K.