The Founder and President ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Maria Clara Polidura has over 20 years of professional experience in the legal, fiduciary services and wealth planning industry. She completed her legal education in Colombia, Switzerland and the UK. Prior to founding Clearblue in 2015, Maria Clara held the position of Vice-President at Pictet Bank & Trust Ltd in Nassau, Bahamas and at Pictet Bank & Cie SA in Geneva, where she was Head of Wealth Planning for Latin America. In her roles she provided advice to ultra high net worth individuals and families of the LATAM region on complex wealth planning structuring and crossborder issues. Prior to joining Pictet Group, Maria Clara was a Senior Vice-President of Lloyds Bank in Geneva, where she headed the Wealth Planning Departament for LATAM and Iberia, after having been employed by the Geneva law firm Schellenberg Wittmer as a lawyer. Maria Clara began her career at Citibank Colombia where she became Legal Advisor & Acting General Secretary to the Central Bank of Colombia.
Maria Clara obtained an LL.M. in Banking and Corporate Law from University of London. She holds a Law degree (JD) from University of El Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia and a Law degree (Bachelor and Master graduate) from University of Geneva, Switzerland. She is admitted to the Bar in Colombia and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the International Tax Planning Association, the International Fiscal Association, the International Bar Association, and she is a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute.
Maria Clara is a Colombian, Swiss and French national. She has lived in The Bahamas, Switzerland, the UK and Colombia. She speaks Spanish, French and English and currently resides in The Bahamas.