Safehost's leaders have remained constant for two decades, providing stability and vision for the company.
Our core data center team has paved the way for a bright future for Safehost and continue to be a key factor in the success of the business.
Meet our leadership team.
Chief Executive Officer & Co‑Founder
Gerard started his career with HP in the 70s before joining major financial institutions where he held various management roles for over 25 years. Gerard has aspired for Safehost to play a vital role in a disruptive global economy from the very beginning. His entrepreneurial mindset, industry knowledge and investor base network, has highly contributed to Safehost business growth and expansion. His leadership and commitment in driving Safehost strategy, operations and culture has been essential in increasing shareholder value. Gerard holds a M. Sc. in Electrical Engineering from NYU and a MBA from INSEAD.
Sales Director & Co‑Founder
Through understanding the evolution of data center procurement and Safehost’s value proposition, Faiz has built a sales process that has been effective in growing the business to where it is today. After 25 years in the industry Faiz is well-known by both corporates and Hyperscalers and has seen the journey from the first colocated racks to today’s megawatt data halls.
Deputy Managing Director & Co‑Founder
With over 15 years of banking experience, Muzaffar’s ability to bring strategic direction from inception to present has been a key contribution to the business. He has seen Safehost’s capital requirements grow from being a regional colocation provider to the Hyperscale deployment partner it is today.
Chief Financial Officer
Frederic joined Safe Host in 2006 following a 10-year career in early and growth stage start-ups, including Capital IQ. As Chief Financial Officer, Frederic has played an instrumental role in Safehost's success - driving growth and operational performance through strategic financing and acquisitions to make Safe Switzerland's largest data centre operator. With the dedicated support of his team, Frederic oversees acquisitions, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, corporate development and investor relations. Frederic holds an MBA from Georgetown University.
Chief Operating Officer
Steve brings over 15 years of experience in designing, building and operating data centers after holding a position as CIO and COO for a major UK data centre operator. He has also worked for a Fortune 500 company as both CFO and COO, responsible for operations in Europe, Southern Africa and Japan, and has the rare ability to identify operational and process improvements which may not be evident to COOs in the data center industry.
Chief Technical Officer
Director of Operations
Director of Engineering
Head of Business Development
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