Meet Daniel


Daniel Karnaus CEFA

Senior Portfolio Manager

26 years investment experience

16 years with Vontobel


Vontobel Asset Management AG

Genferstrasse 27

CH-8022 Zurich


Daniel Karnaus joined Vontobel Asset Management as a Portfolio Manager in November 2000. He manages fixed income investment funds and mandates, focusing on Europe and Emerging Markets (Global as well as Eastern Europe).

After finishing his studies in 1995, Daniel Karnaus worked for the Swiss National Bank. His responsibilities included managing foreign currency reserves with rotational responsibility in EUR, USD and JPY. Prior to this, in 1990, after finishing a commercial apprenticeship at a trust company, Daniel Karnaus joined the foreign currency trading department of the Cantonal Bank of Zurich. He specialized in the trading of currency options during the course of the following five years.

Daniel Karnaus holds a Business Management degree from the School of Economics and Business Administration in Zurich and a Federal Diploma as Expert in Finance and Investments.