Martin Hess predominantly advises on financial services questions for both regulated financial institutions and start-ups. Before joining Künzi Hess Mac Nab, Martin spent 19 years with the law firm Wenger & Vieli and 5 years with the correspondent law firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. From 1987-1994, Martin was legal counsel at the Swiss National Bank (Central Bank). In 1994 and 1997, respectively, he was a member of missions of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Eastern European countries.
Martin participated as an expert in the preparation of Swiss laws on intermediated securities (2010), on netting (1994) and is part of the expert group on the forthcoming laws on the digitalisation of assets and trading venues for such assets (2021).
Martin Hess is a member of the Zurich Bar and of the International Bar Association.