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Torsten Hunke
Managing Director at VanEck


Torsten Hunke joined VanEck in 2014 in order to support the launch of VanEck’s UCITS platforms in Ireland and Luxembourg. Mr. Hunke is Managing Director of VanEck (Europe) GmbH and MV Index Solutions GmbH, the Frankfurt based ETF and Index businesses of VanEck.

Mr. Hunke is an experienced international investment fund and banking regulatory lawyer. In the past 20 years, Mr. Hunke has worked at a Custodian Bank, an international law firm and in the fund industry with international responsibilities. At the start of his career he served as Internal Counsel in the Global Custody and Depositary business at Deutsche Bank AG. Prior to this he worked three years in the investment funds and banking regulatory department at Linklaters in Frankfurt and London. 

During the last 10 years before he joined VanEck he worked as a Director at Credit Suisse and was responsible for the EMEA Asset Management Legal Department and on a functional basis for the legal affairs of Credit Suisse’s two German investment companies (KVGs).

Mr. Hunke is an attorney at law and a member of the German Bar Association. He studied law at the Universities of Hannover, Brandenburg and Le Havre (France).

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