Michel Broch holds a law degree from the University of Fribourg and was admitted to the Bar of Fribourg Canton in 1983.
He began his career with the Swiss Federal Insurance Court in Lucerne before moving to the Legal Department at the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (now FINMA). He joined Ernst & Young in 1990 as a Banking and Financial Advisor and eventually became a Partner and Board Member.
In 2002 he became Chairman of the Executive Committee of Banque Safdié, and in 2005 he created his own consulting firm specializing in banking and financial services. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of numerous Swiss banks and other financial companies.