Bernardino Bulla




Member of the Board of Directors since 14 October 2010 and Chairman from 25 April 2017 to 22 April 2020. Born on 7 February 1957, Swiss.


Education and professional background

Degree in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Geneva in 1983. Mr. Bulla started work for the Credit Department at BSI SA in Lugano in 1984. At the beginning of 1997, he joined the Swiss Bank Society as Head of Private and Corporate Clients, then transferred to UBS SA as Head of International Clients and Trading within the Corporate Clients Division. At the end of 1998 he was responsible for corporate customers in Ticino at Credit Suisse, Lugano. He joined BancaStato on 1 October 2000 as a Member of the Executive Board and Head of the Corporate Clients Division. From 16 April 2007 to 31December 2011, he was Head of the Risk Control Division. From January 2012 to June 2017 he was President of the Executive Board. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of BancaStato on 15 March 2017 and took up office on 1 July 2017.


Other principal activities

  • Chairman of the Foundation Council of Fondazione del Centenario BancaStato, Bellinzona;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Pizzarotti SA, Lugano.


Board of Directors – As of 23 April 2020


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