Our dedicated trading desk spends 100% of their time handling the execution and implementation of our portfolio managers' buy/sell decisions. The trading desk is located in New York City, and runs 24 hours a day to encompass all global markets and address all trading requirements in real time.
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Gary Thompson

Executive Director

Head of Trading


Mr. Thompson joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in June 2011. Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2000 to 2011, Mr. Thompson was a managing director and head of the international sales trading desk at Société Générale. From 1997 to 2000, he specialized in the European markets at BNP Paribas. Prior to that, from 1995 to 1997, Mr. Thompson ran the market making operation at Kleinwort Benson, and headed the Latin American trading desk at Inverlat International in London, England from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Thompson began his financial career in 1991 trading Japanese derivatives at Baring Securities until 1992. He received a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in mathematics, with an emphasis in abstract mathematics, from the University of Bristol. In addition Mr. Thompson holds the following FINRA License(s): Series 7, 24 and 63.

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David Anderson

Director

Head Trader


Mr. Anderson joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in October 2000. Prior to joining Vontobel, Mr. Anderson began his financial career in 1999 as a portfolio administrator at Fisher Francis Trees & Watts until 2000. Mr. Anderson received a B.S.B.A. in finance and marketing from the University of Denver.

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Mr. Thompson joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in June 2011. Prior to joining Vontobel, from 2000 to 2011, Mr. Thompson was a managing director and head of the international sales trading desk at Société Générale. From 1997 to 2000, he specialized in the European markets at BNP Paribas. Prior to that, from 1995 to 1997, Mr. Thompson ran the market making operation at Kleinwort Benson, and headed the Latin American trading desk at Inverlat International in London, England from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Thompson began his financial career in 1991 trading Japanese derivatives at Baring Securities until 1992. He received a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in mathematics, with an emphasis in abstract mathematics, from the University of Bristol. In addition Mr. Thompson holds the following FINRA License(s): Series 7, 24 and 63.

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Mr. Anderson joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in October 2000. Prior to joining Vontobel, Mr. Anderson began his financial career in 1999 as a portfolio administrator at Fisher Francis Trees & Watts until 2000. Mr. Anderson received a B.S.B.A. in finance and marketing from the University of Denver.

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Caroline Mezzetta

Director

Senior Trader


Ms. Mezzetta joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in February 2010. Prior to joining Vontobel, Ms. Mezzetta began her financial career in 1999 at Clay Finlay. While at Clay Finlay from 1999 - 2009, she was a European equity trader (2008 to 2009), an equity trader (2004 to 2008), and a trading assistant (2001 to 2004). Ms. Mezzetta received a B.A. in social science from William Patterson University.

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Elliot Newell

Associate Director

Senior Trader


Mr. Newell joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in June 2006. Mr. Newell began his financial career when he joined Vontobel as a portfolio administrator, becoming a trader in 2008. Mr. Newell received a B.A. in history from Providence College. In addition Mr. Newell holds the following FINRA License(s): Series 7.

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Ms. Mezzetta joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in February 2010. Prior to joining Vontobel, Ms. Mezzetta began her financial career in 1999 at Clay Finlay. While at Clay Finlay from 1999 - 2009, she was a European equity trader (2008 to 2009), an equity trader (2004 to 2008), and a trading assistant (2001 to 2004). Ms. Mezzetta received a B.A. in social science from William Patterson University.

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Mr. Newell joined Vontobel Asset Management, Inc., in June 2006. Mr. Newell began his financial career when he joined Vontobel as a portfolio administrator, becoming a trader in 2008. Mr. Newell received a B.A. in history from Providence College. In addition Mr. Newell holds the following FINRA License(s): Series 7.

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