Meet Gary


Gary Thompson

Head of Global Trading

33 years investment experience

12 years with Vontobel

New York

Vontobel Asset Management Inc.

1540 Broadway, 38th Floor

New York, New York 10036

United States of America

Gary Thompson joined Vontobel Asset Management in June 2011 and currently acts as Head of Global Trading, overseeing execution hubs in New York, Europe, and Asia for all of the firm’s boutiques.

Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management, from 2000 to 2011, Mr. Thompson was a Managing Director and Head of the International Sales Trading Desk at Société Générale. From 1997 to 2000, he specialized in the European markets at BNP Paribas. Prior to that, from 1995 to 1997, Mr. Thompson ran the market making operation at Kleinwort Benson, and headed the Latin American trading desk at Inverlat International in London, England from 1993 to 1995. He began his financial career in 1991 trading Japanese derivatives at Baring Securities until 1992.

Gary Thompson received a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Mathematics, with an emphasis in Abstract Mathematics, from the University of Bristol. In addition, Mr. Thompson holds the following FINRA License(s): Series 7, 24 and 63.