Meet Brian


Brian Bandsma

Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst

23 years investment experience

18 years with Vontobel

New York

Vontobel Asset Management Inc.

1540 Broadway, 38th Floor

New York, New York 10036

United States of America

Brian Bandsma has been a Portfolio Manager for Vontobel’s Quality Growth Boutique since 2013. He joined Vontobel Asset Management in November 2002 as a Senior Research Analyst. Since 2013, he has expanded his role to Portfolio Manager of the firm’s Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets Equity strategies. In addition to his portfolio management duties, he continues to conduct research analysis on individual stocks which may be included in the firm’s other strategies, primarily focusing on companies in the Information Technology, Real Estate, Communication Services and Consumer Discretionary sectors.

Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management, Brian Bandsma began his financial career in 1998 at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. where he was a Senior Associate and Analyst until 2002.

He received a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Grand Valley State University in Michigan.

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