Meet Wouter

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Wouter Van Overfelt PhD

Head of Emerging Market Corporates, Portfolio Manager

21 years investment experience

10 years with Vontobel

Zurich

Vontobel Asset Management AG

Genferstrasse 27

CH-8022 Zurich

Switzerland

Wouter Van Overfelt joined Vontobel Asset Management in April 2013. He heads the Emerging Markets Corporate Bonds team within the Fixed Income Boutique.

Before joining Vontobel, from 2012 to 2013, he was Head of Business Control within the Central Portfolio Management unit at Gaz de France Suez. Prior to that, he worked in various positions at Dexia: from 2010 to 2012 as Senior Credit Risk Modeler in the Credit Portfolio Modeling & Pricing team, and from 2008 to 2010 as portfolio manager of corporate and total return bond funds in the Fixed Income team within Asset Management. He started his career in 2002, modeling credit spreads on high yield bonds.

Wouter holds a PhD and a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp.