Franz von Metzler
Franz von Metzler, CESGA, joined Metzler in 2014. In 2023, he became a Member of
the Executive Board of B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. AG and assumed responsibility for the
Asset Management division and Human Resources department.
Furthermore, Mr. von Metzler is Member of the Board of Directors of the group
companies Metzler Realty Advisors in Seattle, USA, Metzler/Payden, LLC in Los Angeles,
USA, a joint venture with the US investment company Payden & Rygel, and Metzler
Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. in Tokyo.
He also is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Metzler Asset Management GmbH as
well as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Metzler Sozialpartner
Pensionsfonds AG and Metzler Pensionsfonds AG.
Prior to all this, he was Managing Director of Metzler Asset Management GmbH for three
years and responsible for the departments Institutional Sales, Client Account
Management, Real Estate Advisory, Asia Desk and Mutual Funds & KVG Services.
In 2019, Mr. von Metzler became Head of the Asset Allocation & Fixed Income team,
where he had been responsible for multi-asset mandates and asset allocation in his role
as Portfolio Manager since 2018.
Prior to this, he worked in the Capital Markets division as FX Sales Trader in the Fixed
Income/FX team for two years. From 2014 to 2015, Mr. von Metzler was Portfolio
Manager in the Equities team in the Asset Management division. Prior to joining Metzler,
he worked from 2012 to 2014 as an analyst at HSBC Holdings plc in London, where he
was responsible for originating and executing financial advisory assignments in various
sectors (i.e. transportation, logistics, services and shipping). From 2010 to 2012, he
studied business administration with a focus on finance and strategy at the ESCP Europe
Business School in London, Paris and Berlin and earned a master’s degree in
management. In 2009, he spent a semester abroad at the Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania in the USA. From 2005 to 2008, he earned a bachelor’s
degree in business administration at the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi in Milan,
Italy. During his studies, he completed several internships, for example at HSBC Holdings
plc in London, ProCredit Bank in Skopje, North Macedonia, and Pristina, Kosovo, and
Porsche Consulting GmbH in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany.