Meet Christian


Christian Hantel

Portfolio Manager

21 years investment experience

8 years with Vontobel


Vontobel Asset Management AG

Genferstrasse 27

CH-8022 Zurich


Christian Hantel joined Vontobel Asset Management in October 2015 as Portfolio Manager. He is responsible for the Global Corporate Bond Strategy and manages corresponding funds.

Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2012 to 2015, he was Senior Portfolio Manager at Swisscanto Asset Management AG. In this role, he managed Swisscanto corporate bond funds as well as multi-currency institutional mandates. He was also lead analyst for various investment grade and high-yield sectors and corporates, including emerging market corporates. From 2005, Christian worked at BNY Mellon Asset Management in Düsseldorf, heading the credit investment grade team focusing on investment grade and high yield issuers, including the management of credit funds. Prior to that, he worked for several years at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Corporate Finance/M&A.

Christian Hantel earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Cologne and a Master‘s in International Management from CEMS-HEC Paris. In 2011, he obtained his diploma as a Certified International  Investment Analyst (CIIA).