President, Quaternion Risk Management Inc.

Advisory Council, Committee on Global Thought

David Bartsch serves as President of Quaternion Risk Management (US) Inc. based in New York where he is responsible for client relationships, product development and strategic partnerships. Over his career as a capital markets banker and institutional investor he has managed new business platforms at several of the world’s largest global banks and asset managers, with specialized experience in structured finance. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Global Thought at Columbia University.



  • M.A., Business, Harvard Business School
  • B.A., Political Economy, Williams College