Current pulse of the EM hard-currency debt market
Luc D'hooge joined Vontobel Asset Management in April 2013 as Head of Emerging Markets Bonds. He is responsible for the Vontobel Fund - Emerging Markets Debt.
Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2000 to 2013, he was portfolio manager at Dexia Asset Management, most recently he was Head of Emerging Markets Bond Funds and prior to this Head of Global Bond Funds. He managed several fixed income and emerging markets bond funds. From 1993 to 2000 he was portfolio manager at Bank Brussels Lambert and Head of Fixed Income Fund Management. Prior to this from 1989 to 1993 he worked as an engineer in petroleum exploration in Europe, Middle East and Angola.
Luc holds a MSc in Geology and Mineralogy from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and graduated as mining engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique de Bruxelles - ULB. He is a CFA® charterholder.