Meet Michel


Michel Salden

Head of Commodities

25 years investment experience

9 years with Vontobel


Vontobel Asset Management AG

Genferstrasse 27

CH-8022 Zurich


Michel Salden joined Vontobel Asset Management in July 2014. He is portfolio manager of the Vontobel Commodity fund.

Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management, Michel Salden was senior portfolio manager for Commodities, Fixed Income and Global Macro for various Dutch pension funds. Most recently, from 2013 to 2014, he was portfolio manager at PGGM Investments.

From 2006 to 2013 he was senior portfolio manager at Doctors Pension Fund Services. Apart from Fixed Income and Global Macro, he also actively managed an absolute return and a relative beta strategy for Commodities. During this time he was awarded as best Pension Fund Manager of the Netherlands in 2007 and was nominated as Best Global Commodities Manager in 2010. From 2004 to 2006 he was senior portfolio manager at GBF Grafische Bedrijfsfondsen. Michel Salden started his career in 1998 at ABP Investments as a trainee for fixed income products.

Michel Salden holds a degree in financial economics from University of Maastricht.


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