Hans has developed over 30 years of entrepreneurial and investment experience in all corporate stages ranging from angel opportunities to listed securities. Before founding Norquest Capital in 2001, he was with Citigroup in the roles of Director of International Equities and Head of Equity Discretionary Products - New York. Prior to Citigroup, he worked nine years in Switzerland (four in Lugano and five in Geneva) in roles ranging from Equity Analysis, Equity and FX Trading, high net worth Portfolio Management, Equity Portfolio & Fund Management, and Investment Strategy. Hans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bentley College in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an active member of the CFA Institute, the Market Technicians Association (MTA), as well as the Economic Club of New York. He has made numerous guest appearances, in the U.S. and abroad, on the CNN, CNNfn, CNBC, and FOX financial news networks, and is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Italian, and Dutch.