Mr. Roc-Sennett joined Vontobel Asset Management in August 2010. He leads the ESG and engagement efforts for the Quality Growth research team. He also manages the boutique’s thought leadership -- tasked with establishing frameworks around ESG issues, designing investment process around those issues (if necessary), and bringing a more spontaneous conversation to clients and stakeholders on a broad range of subjects, including insights into the less seen workings of companies held.
Prior to joining Vontobel Asset Management, from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Roc-Sennett was director of European Cash Equity Sales and Head of Global Macro Sales at Société Générale. From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a Managing Director at Middlebury Equity Partners, a fund invested in private equity and mezzanine debt. From 2001 to 2005, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Pompous Pot Foods, a US-based frozen food manufacturer. From 1995 to 2001, he was a Senior Equity Analyst and Head of Equity Research of the Americas at BNP Paribas, New York, and from 1992 to 1995, an Equity Analyst at Casa de Bolsa Interacciones in Mexico City. Prior to that, Sudhir Roc-Sennett began his financial career in 1989.
He received a Master of Science in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling in the United Kingdom. He also is an associate of the CFA Society of the United Kingdom.