Meet Markus


Markus Hansen

Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst

30 years investment experience

7 years with Vontobel

New York

Vontobel Asset Management Inc.

1540 Broadway, 38th Floor

New York, New York 10036

United States of America

Markus Hansen has been a Portfolio Manager for the Quality Growth Boutique since June 2020. He joined Vontobel Asset Management in April 2016 as a Senior Research Analyst assisting the Chief Investment Officer and portfolio managers in stock research and selection. Starting in 2020, he expanded his role to Portfolio Manager for the firm’s European Equity strategy. In addition to his portfolio management responsibilities, he continues to conduct research analysis on individual stocks which may be included in the firm’s other strategies, primarily focusing on the Consumer Staples, Consumer Discretionary, and Communication Services sectors.

Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management, Markus Hansen served as a Co-Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst from 2010 to 2016 at SLS Management, LLC responsible for European and U.S. stock research. From 2007-2010, he was a Senior Research Analyst at McKinley Capital Management in New York covering mid-large cap global equity companies as well as emerging market stocks. From 2006-2007 he worked at Brahman Capital Corporation in New York covering international and U.S. equity securities. From 1996-2006 he was the Managing Director of Hedge Fund Sales at Société Générale USA in New York. He began his financial career in 1994 covering European companies at Hoare-Govett (ABN AMRO) in London.

Markus Hansen received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.