The Founding Partner ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
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 two well-known Swiss Private Banks in Geneva and in Nassau respectively, where she was Head of Fiduciary Services and Wealth Planning for Latin America. Prior to her employment with the Banks Mrs. Polidura worked as associate attorney with the Geneva law firm Schellenberg Wittmer. 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 (STEP), the International Tax Planning Association, the International Fiscal Association, the International Bar Association, and she is a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute.
In addition, Maria Clara holds a master’s degree in Spanish literature from University of Barcelona and she is a Colombian, Swiss and French national. She has lived in The Bahamas, Switzerland, the UK and Colombia and she speaks Spanish, French and English.