Dr. Christian H. Kälin

Founder and Chairman, Andan Foundation

Dr Christian H. Kälin, TEP, IMCM, the founder and Chairman of Andan Foundation, is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in investment migration and citizenship-by-investment, a field he pioneered.

Holding master’s and PhD degrees in law from the University of Zurich, he is a sought-after speaker and advises governments and international organizations. He is the author, co-author or editor of many publications including standard works such as the Global Residence and Citizenship HandbookIus Doni: The Acquisition of Citizenship by Investment, the Kälin – Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index , and the Switzerland Business & Investment Handbook.

The architect of the modern investment migration industry, “Kälin is to citizenship by investment what Henry Ford was to the automobile – he may not have invented it, but he did standardize, popularize, and globalize it.” Dr Kälin has been named by Bloomberg as the “Passport King” and is also internationally referred to as “Mr. Citizenship” due to his pioneering and visionary role in laying the foundations and leading the industry as well as being one of the academic thought leaders in modern citizenship theory and practice.

Dr Kälin is not only an accomplished lawyer, legal scholar, and one of the globally leading investment migration specialists, he is also a successful serial entrepreneur, investor, author, editor and global humanitarian and philanthropist.

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