Konrad Hummler was born in St. Gallen in 1953. He graduated in Law from the University of Zurich and in Economic Science from the U.S. University of Rochester. In the eighties he acted as personal assistant to the president of the board of directors of former UBS, Dr. Robert Holzach. From 1989 until 2012 as managing partner with unlimited liability he was instrumental in the unprecedented success story of Wegelin & Co. Private Bankers, St. Gallen.
In addition to his bank activities, he was member of the board of various companies, including Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), Swiss National Bank (SNB) or the German Stock Exchange.
Since 2013 Konrad Hummler leads M1 AG, a private think-tank for contemporary strategic issues. Dr. Konrad Hummler was appointed member of the board of Bühler in 2010.