Nachson Mimran

co-founder and CEO of, and co-founder of The Alpina Gstaad

Nachson Mimran is a father, entrepreneur, creative director, photographer, co-founder and CEO of, and co-founder of The Alpina Gstaad. Founded in 2015 by Nachson and his brother Arieh Mimran, is a venture fund, foundation, and collection of creative endeavors, all focused on decarbonisation, refugee empowerment, and human optimisation.

Nachson developed a taste for business at a very young age, developing several real estate initiatives across Africa and Europe in his late teens and early twenties, from hospitality to residential projects. He successfully led the family agro-industrial business in West Africa and guided a number of family ventures to a successful exit. Nachson co-founded The Alpina Gstaad, a multi award-winning hotel located in Gstaad, Switzerland, which opened its doors in 2012. Under his guidance the property consistently achieved global accolades including a coveted Michelin star for one of its restaurants. In his past role as Chairman of the Board and Creative Director of The Alpina Gstaad, Nachson curated an impressive contemporary art collection, on view throughout the property, and created its holistic sustainable business practices. Today, Nachson runs multiple investment portfolios at the Family Office level, incorporating real estate, hospitality, and art. Nachson also serves as Head of International Affairs on the Senegalese Olympic Committee.