Board of Directors

The Board of Directors shares in-depth knowledge of healthcare-related real estate. The Board of Directors currently consists of four members.

Martin Gafner
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Martin Gafner is a Swiss-certified banking specialist. After holding various positions in the financial sector, he became CEO and shareholder of Investas AG and Delegate of the Board of Investas Beratung AG. He was CEO of Valiant Privatbank AG and ad interim CEO a.i. of Valiant Bank AG between 2009 and 2016. Martin Gafner is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the independent Invethos AG asset management company. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Siloah AG healthcare group, Chairman of the Foundation Board of Stiftung Siloah and Member of the Foundation Board of Previs Vorsorge. Furthermore, he is a board member of Heli Bernina AG, Energieverbund Siloah AG, Band-Genossenschaft, Schlossgarten Riggisberg and Venturevest AG. Martin Gafner was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Infracore in October 2018.

Ruth Metzler-Arnold
board member (since 2019)

Ruth Metzler-Arnold studied law at the University of Fribourg and is a certified public accountant. From 1999 to 2003, she served as Federal Councillor of the Swiss Confederation and formerly Minister of the Canton Appenzell Innerrhoden. Later, she worked for the pharmaceutical company Novartis for several years in senior positions in France and globally. She is “Of Counsel” in a consulting firm as well as a member of the University Council of the University of St. Gallen and member of the Foundation Council of Think Tanks Avenir Suisse. She’s also a Chairwoman and Board Member of various companies and organisations, amongst which Swiss Medical Network SA.

Through her diverse political and professional experiences, as well as her broad economic and public health skills, the lawyer and certified public accountant will bring her knowledge and extensive experience to Infracore’s Board of Directors.

Edward K. Aldag
board member (since 2019)

Ed Aldag launched Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (NYSE: MPW) in 2003 as the nation’s only real estate investment trust (REIT) focusing exclusively on hospitals. Today, Medical Properties Trust is the established leader in the hospital REIT sector, with more than 275 facilities across the United States and Western Europe.

Under Ed’s leadership, MPT’s assets have grown to nearly $10 billion and the company has become the second largest U.S.-based owner of hospital beds, with more than 32,500 in its portfolio.

A native of Eufaula, Ala., Ed is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he majored in finance and made the most important contact of his life – his wife, Melinda, to whom he has been happily married for more than 30 years. Their life together is centered around three grown children, and on philanthropic work across the broader community.

Ed serves on the board of Children’s of Alabama, one of the nation’s leading hospitals for children, and as a director and member of the investment committee of the Alabama Children’s Hospital Foundation. He also serves as a board member for Mitchell’s Place, benefitting children with autism; the Birmingham Education Foundation, dedicated to increasing the number of students in Birmingham City Schools that are on the path to college, career and life readiness; the American Sports Medicine Institute, which works to understand, prevent and treat sports-related injuries; and as a member of the executive committee of the Birmingham Business Alliance.

He is a guest lecturer at both the University of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and part of the UAB President’s Campaign Leadership Cabinet for a $1 billion campaign.

A member of the Chief Executives Organization and the World Presidents Organization, Ed has been recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal as CEO of the Year (2013) among mid-sized companies and as one of “Birmingham’s Most Influential Executives” (for the past four years). In

2016, BHM BIZ magazine cited him as one of “The Birmingham 205 – Influential Execs You Should Know…” and, last year, he was named a finalist in Ernest & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” in the Southeast.

In November 2017, he was selected as a member of the national advisory board of governors for Nareit (the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts).

Antoine Hubert
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors (since 1997)

Prior to acquiring a stake in Clinique de Genolier in 2002 and founding Swiss Medical Network in 2004, Antoine Hubert was mainly active in the property and real estate industry and has set up businesses and served as a director with several companies in various industries. He is a major shareholder of AEVIS VICTORIA SA. Antoine Hubert is Delegate of the Board of AEVIS VICTORIA SA and Swiss Medical Network SA. He is Chairman of the Board of Swiss Hospitality Properties SA, CACM hôtels SA and Société Clinique Spontini SAS. He is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Centre Médico-Chirurgical des Eaux-Vives SA and Nescens Genolier SA. He is board member of GSMN Suisse SA, Générale Beaulieu Holding SA, Clinique Générale-Beaulieu SA, Swiss Medical Network Hospitals SA, Genolier Swiss Visio Network SA, Victoria-Jungfrau Collection AG, VJC-Management AG, Grand Hotel Victoria-Jungfrau AG, Hotel Eden au Lac AG, Hotel Bellevue Palace AG, Générale-Beaulieu Immobilière SA, Medgate Holding AG, Medgate Integrated Care Holding AG, NESCENS SA, Laboratoires Genolier SA, Swiss Stem Cell Science SA, Patrimonium Healthcare Property Advisors AG, iKentoo SA and Publications de l’économie et de la finance AEF SA. Furthermore, he is a member of the Foundation board of Fondation de prévoyance Swiss Medical Network and Genolier Foundation for medical solidarity.



Infracore is managed by a team of experienced professionals, whose skills in real estate, financial and operational issues specific to the healthcare sector will enable Infracore to pursue its development, in particular by creating a real ecosystem around hospitals dedicated to research and entrepreneurship.

Daniel Jandric

The executive management of Infracore is entrusted to Daniel Jandric, former COO of AEVIS VICTORIA SA and CFO of Swiss Medical Network SA. Daniel Jandric’s financial and operational skills specific to the healthcare sector will enable to profile Infracore in its future developments and real estate investments. In particular, to advantageously manage the complete empowerment of the company by opening its capital to other investors or the public.

Daniel Jandric graduated from Lausanne Commercial School with a qualification in commerce and went on to further studies in accounting and finance. He worked in this capacity for Swissasur, Ogisa and Navori followed by a stint as Finance Project Manager with Boart Longyear. He joined Swiss Medical Network in 2014 and became Chief Operating Officer of AEVIS VICTORIA in May 2018.


This website uses cookies.
Please see our Privacy Guidelines for further details.