Our Team


Roland Hansalik has over 25 years experience in the international market place. He has 10 years institutional trading experience and 10 plus years serving private clients. He began as a Silver and Gold trader and later created an Ecu arbitrage desk at UBS in Zurich. Upon moving to London he headed the EMG desk at Lehman Brothers. After hearing his three girls develop English accents and growing tired of the dreary London weather, he decided to move across the pond and started the fixed income franchise at Lehman Brothers Los Angeles. Roland's knowledge of fixed income, stocks, commodities and currency overlay is unsurpassed in Switzerland.

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Albert Frehner joined Aquila Himco in October 2014 as a Portfolio Manager. Albert worked for eight years as a trader of Bonds, Stocks, Currencies and Precious Metals. Al, has worked in the Private Banking Industry for over 20 years and utilizes his vast industry experience at Aquila Himco.  Currently, Al manages portfolios in order to achieve alpha over given benchmarks on all separately managed accounts.

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Ramona Ott joined Aquila Himco in January 2015 as a Junior Portfolio Manager. She is responsible for developing trading ideas, monitoring portfolios and supporting the firms marketing efforts. Ramona studied Banking & Finance at HFBF and worked previously for Frankfurter Bankgesellschaft (Schweiz) AG as an Assistant in
Wealth Management for 10 years.

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Claudia Hansalik has been responsible for Aquila Himco administration since our inception. Claudia is responsible for staffing, facilities, telecommunications, database management, fulfilment, purchasing, billing, and shipping/receiving. Claudia makes sure all aspects of the firm run smoothly.