Richard Vogel

Founding Partner, CEO and CIO


Richard Vogel

Mr. Vogel is Co-Founder, CEO and CIO of Alatus. He oversees portfolio management on a daily basis, supervising the investment team. His career investing in European companies spans more than 20 years.

He joined the Vontobel Group in 1993 and was appointed Vice-President of the Group’s institutional asset management arm. He was promoted to head the European equity research and portfolio management team, and was placed in charge of European equity strategy for the entire Vontobel Group, with $35 billion of assets under management. During this time, he was the sole manager of institutional European and global equity portfolios with assets in excess of $400 million. Consistently outperforming corresponding benchmarks, Mr. Vogel was appointed to the Vontobel investment policy committee.

Following his time at Vontobel Mr. Vogel gained valuable experience managing Eastern European equities at Eastern European Heritage Fund and Teopa Capital.

Prior to this, he worked for the Boston Consulting Group, advising clients on restructuring and business strategy.

Mr. Vogel earned an MBA from Harvard Business School (class of ’93) and a B.A. (lic. Oec.) from the University of St. Gallen.