Thomas Signer

Born in 1964

Main Practice Areas

Thomas Signer supports WerderViganò in dispute cases related to finance and banking, particularly those with an emphasis on derivative securities.


Thomas Signer is an independent financial consultant. He also teaches finance courses in MBA programs in Switzerland and abroad. His key research interest is the interplay of demography and financial markets.

Before starting his independent consultancy in 1998 he worked for Nomura Securities in New York and Morgan Stanley in London in Structured Finance and Equity Derivatives. Thomas Signer received a Master of Science degree from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University in 1990.


German, English, French.


– The Harder They Fall – Will the U.S. follow Japan into the Abyss? (Midas Management, 2004) (ISBN 3-907100-90-5)
– The US and Japan – Twins in Denial; It’s demographics, stupid! (Büchse der Pandora, 2011) (ISBN 978-3-88178-321-7)