Martin Vogel is Global Head of Strategy at Waystone where he focuses his activities on leading the group’s key strategic developments and, in particular, coordinating and overseeing the group’s growth and expansion plans in the area of fund administration. In addition, Martin advises the board on future growth opportunities and works with key clients in order to support their growth needs.
Prior to the launch of Waystone, Martin was the Chief Executive Officer of MDO Management Company. As well as being active in all aspects of the business, Martin provided MDO’s clients with advice on product structuring, cross-border distribution strategy and product development.
Martin is a Swiss attorney-at-law and an alumni of IMD and INSEAD. In 1996, after having worked as a lawyer specialising in banking and finance law, he joined Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd., where his final role was Managing Director and Member of the Executive Management Committee of Julius Baer Asset Management in Zurich. After leaving the Julius Baer Group in 2008 to pursue his own professional career he took on the role of CEO at MDO Management Company. Under his leadership, MDO Management Company developed into one of Luxembourg’s leading independent third-party management companies which then merged in 2020 with MontLake and DMS.
Martin Vogel is active in fund associations, advises asset managers on the third-party management company landscape and is a regular speaker at international fund conferences.