Christopher Bartel '94

Member, Board of Visitors

Christopher Bartel is Head of Global Equity Research at Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCo), the investment advisor for Fidelity’s family of mutual funds. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries.
Prior to assuming oversight responsibility for Quantitative Research and Technical Research for Asset Management in January 2013 and becoming head of Global Equity Research in November 2010, Chris worked as head of Domestic Equity Research starting in 2009. Previously, he served as a managing director of research starting in 2006. During his time with Fidelity, Chris has also managed various Fidelity funds, including that of Select Transportation Portfolio, Select Paper & Forest Products Portfolio, and Fidelity Materials Central Fund from 2006 to 2007, Select Industrial Equipment Portfolio from 2003 to 2007, Select Chemicals Portfolio in 2006, as well as Select Industrials Portfolio, Fidelity Advisor Industrials Fund, and VIP Industrials Portfolio starting in 2005. Chris also managed Select Defense & Aerospace Portfolio from 2004 to 2005 and Select Networking & Infrastructure Portfolio from 2002 to 2003. Before joining Fidelity full time in 2000 as an analyst following the telecommunications equipment and semiconductor markets, Chris was an equity research intern with Fidelity in 1999. Prior to that, Chris worked as an associate at J.H. Whitney & Co., after serving as an investment banking analyst at Alex Brown & Sons from 1994 to 1996. He has been in the investments industry since 1994.
Chris earned his bachelor of arts degree in government from Dartmouth College, where he graduated cum laude, and his master of business administration degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.