Francesca Aspesi

Francesca Aspesi

Corso San Gottardo 32

CH-6830 Chiasso

+41 91 6829817

About me

After more than 10 years of experience in auditing at two leading auditing firms, 5 years as an expert for financial offences at the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Canton of Ticino, and 6 years as finance and compliance officer at leading trust and asset management companies in the Ticino financial centre, I joined Fideconsul Società di Revisione SA in 2022.
In the course of my professional career, I have managed audits of small and medium-sized companies as well as international companies and groups of companies. I have been involved in accounting, corporate and compliance-related advisory services for asset management companies, with a
particular focus on FINMA-licensing practices.
My educational background includes a degree in business administration from the University of Lugano, a federal diploma as an expert accountant obtained in Zurich in 2008 and the CAS diploma
Compliance in Financial Services.
At Fideconsul Società di Revisione SA, I mainly deal with audits of annual accounts of small/medium-sized companies, pension funds, municipalities, consulting in the closing and preparation of annual accounts and in compliance work for asset managers.

Areas of activity

  • Auditing (ordinary audits, limited audits, extraordinary operations audits, voluntary audits, audits of pension institutions, audits of municipalities, audits of asset managers)

  • Advice on closing and preparing annual accounts
  • Advising on compliance activities for asset managers
  • Support in the preparation of FINMA authorisation files for asset managers
  • National tax law
  • Due diligence

Professional experience

  • Vice Director Fideconsul Società di Revisione SA (2023)

  • Joined Fideconsul Società di Revisione SA (2022)
  • Compliance officer, responsible for controlling and administration, FF Marcuard SA, Lugano (2020-2022)
  • Head of finance and compliance, Pentagram Wealth Management SA, Lugano (2019-2020)
  • Manager in the auditing of industries and service companies (local and international) and responsible for SRO ASG and FCT audits, EY, Lugano (2015-2019)

  • Financial Crime Analyst, Financial Team of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Canton Ticino (2010-2015)

  • Head of administration office, Veco Trust SA, Lugano (2008-2010)
  • Auditor in the audit of industrial and commercial companies, PricewaterhouseCoopers SA, Lugano (2004-2008)


  • Swiss certified public accountant (2008)
  • CAS Diploma Compliance in Financial Services (2020)
  • Degree in economics, specialising in business administration, University of Lugano (2005)

Affiliations and qualifications

  • ExpertSuisse – Association of Swiss Accounting, Tax and Fiduciary Experts
  • FAOA – Federal Audit Oversight Authority, licensed audit expert


  • Italian
  • German
  • French
  • English