Werner Bonadurer is a clinical professor of finance at the Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business. Professor Bonadurer lectured previously at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. His expertise benefits students in courses on portfolio management, security analysis, derivative securities, financial risk management and international finance.
Professor Bonadurer graduated with honors as Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Werner Bonadurer received his Ph.D. (doctor of business administration with concentration in finance) with summa cum laude in 2007 from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen, Switzerland. In addition, Professor Bonadurer underwent extensive corporate executive training at the Harvard Business School, the Stern Business School at NYU, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the IMD at the Singapore Institute of Management and INSEAD at Fontainebleau in France as well as at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Dr. Bonadurer’s research interests concentrate on hedge fund investments. He published new work in his book, The Performance Persistence of Equity Long/short Hedge Funds (published by Paul Haupt Verlag, 2007).
For more than 15 years (1983-1999), Dr. Bonadurer has built worldwide management and senior executive experience with a leading global banking organization as he has lived and worked in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Assignments included positions as joint-chief operating officer of UBS’ Investment Banking division, member of the group executive board and global head of UBS’ Group Division “Trading and Sales” with overall management responsibility for the trading and sales of equity and fixed income securities, interest rate and foreign exchange products, precious metals and other commodities (1996-98), and as CEO of UBS in Hong Kong (1993-95).
Werner Bonadurer has been nominated “Global Leader of Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland and “Young Leader” by the American Swiss Foundation, New York.
On May 1, 2019, Werner Bonadurer was nominated to become the Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Phoenix, Arizona.