Meet Brian


Brian Bandsma

Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst

22 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 joined Vontobel Asset Management in November 2002 as a Senior Research Analyst. He focuses on researching companies in the Information Technology, Financial, Telecom Services and Consumer Discretionary sectors. In 2013, in addition to his research responsibilities, he was promoted to deputy portfolio manager of the Vontobel Asia Pacific Equity Strategy, and became the lead portfolio manager of the strategy in 2016 while also becoming deputy portfolio manager of the Quality Growth Boutique’s Emerging Markets Equity Strategy. In addition to his portfolio management duties, he continues to conduct research analysis on individual stocks that may be included in the firm’s other strategies.

Prior to joining Vontobel, he began his financial career in 1998 at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co where he was a senior associate and analyst until 2002.

Brian Bandsma received an MBA in Finance and Accounting from NYU Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Grand Valley State University.