Originally from France, Bertrand obtained a Master degree in Finance from the University of Aix-Marseille III. After qualifying, he worked for several financial companies in France as Credit Officer, and then in Luxembourg as Fund Accountant and Trust Accountant.
Bertrand relocated to Switzerland in 2010 with his wife and daughter, where he worked in Banking and Insurance before a change of career in 2018, when he obtained his 'habilitation à enseigner' from the Department of public education, culture and sport. Bertrand speaks English, French and Italian. He is passionate about economy and education and enjoys skiing in the winter season.