Bonnie M. Bandeen, C’80, WG’85, PAR’16, PAR’21
Retired Managing Director
Bonnie Miao Bandeen, C’80, WG’85, is a retired Managing Director from Morgan Stanley, where her responsibilities included running proprietary and agency trading of Asian equities globally, as well as for global trading in Latin America and Eastern Europe. Bonnie initiated and developed Morgan Stanley’s trading capabilities in countries including China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, and Israel. She served as the Chief Talent Officer for Europe/ME/Africa and served on the firm’s European Management Committee for the same area. She also worked as a Managing Director at NatWest, where she ran the Asian equities business globally before returning to Morgan Stanley.
Currently, Bonnie owns and manages Podere Tramonti Soc. Agr. Srl. an agritourism business in Tuscany, Italy. Tramonti, a luxury holiday home rental, also produces olive oil and approximately 35,000 bottles of Chianti Classico per year. Actively involved with Penn, Bonnie serves on the Wharton Board of Overseers, the Wharton EMEA board, and the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women. A volunteer in various leadership roles at the American School in London, Bonnie has served as a Vice Chair of the “Fulfilling Great Expectations” capital campaign and co-chaired the biannual fundraising auction. Bonnie is an avid patron of the arts and a member of the Tate Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee.
Born in Taiwan to Chinese and Korean parents, Bonnie grew up in Japan. She is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese and, together with her husband Derek, has lived in London for the last 21 years where they raised four children, including one graduate and one current student at Penn.