Speakers

Metropole Hotel - Brussels - 28 January 2016

  • Federico Foglietta is an Executive Director in the Derivative Solutions Group Sales Team at Morgan Stanley coordinating the European Distribution of FundLogic Alternatives Funds and providing bespoke solutions in equity derivatives and fund-linked products for Italian clients. Federico previously worked for Bank of America before joining Morgan Stanley in 2007. He holds a BSc in Economics and Finance from the Universita’ Luiss Guido Carli as well as an MSc in Financial Markets from the Universita’ Luigi Bocconi.
    Mr. Brett Barakett has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Tremblant Capital Group since March 2001. Mr. Barakett founded the firm in 2001. Prior to this, he served as a Consumer and Retail Sector Portfolio Manager at Moore Capital Management, LP. Mr. Barakett has served as a Research Analyst at Salomon Brothers Inc. He has also worked as a Global Director at Reebok International and as a Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble. Mr. Barakett is a member of the Advisory Board of University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Barakett also earned an Honors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business in 1988.
    - Product manager for the GAIA platform, based in London. Was previously responsible for product development of Schroders’ Luxembourg domiciled fund ranges
    – Joined Schroders in 2011 from Henderson Global Investors where he worked in product development on Henderson’s UK, Irish and Luxembourg fund ranges
    – Prior to this he worked within fund accounting for Bank of New York and started his career in investment operations at Skandia Life
    – BSc (Hons) in Mathematics for Finance and Management from the University of Portsmouth
  • - Esther joined Systematica Investments in February 2015 from Macquarie Investment Management where she was the Head of Sales and Distribution in the Nordics and Switzerland. Prior to this, Esther was responsible for building the Capital Introduction department at SEB.
    - Esther started in the asset management industry in 2000 and has held various investor facing positions in London, Zurich, Stockholm and Geneva while working for Wilshire associates, UBS, SEB, UBP and Macquarie.
    - Esther graduated in 1998 from the University of Granada, Spain, after two years at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. She obtained a MSc in Civil Engineering.
    - Esther holds an MBA from the University of Saarland, Germany, and speaks six European languages.
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    Julien is a senior consultant in the Portfolio Research and Consulting Group (PRCG) at NGAM in London. Julien started his career at Lehman Brothers in 1998 as an interest rates derivatives structurer. He joined Barclays Capital in 2005 where he managed the fund-linked structuring team in the US prior to moving to Barclays’ multi-asset portfolio management team. Julien has also been teaching quantitative finance in Paris and in London. Julien holds a M.Sc in applied mathematics and graduated from HEC in Paris.
    Marine Duverger started her career at SGCIB Newedge, in London, where she spent two and a half years as an analyst in Prime Brokerage sales, covering European Hedge Funds and CTAs. In February 2015, Marine joined H2O Asset Management in the Client Portfolio Management team headed by Marc Maudhuit. Marine holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the IESEG School of Management in Lille, France. She speaks French, as well as fluent English and Portuguese.
  • CEO and Head of Equities Fund Management, Thomas de Saint-Seine is a Founding Partner of RAM Active Investments SA, which specialises in managing the investment funds grouped under the RAM Systematic Funds and RAM Tactical Funds brands. Thomas initiated the proprietary research that underpins RAM’s Systematic Equity Strategies (RAM Long/Short European Equities Fund, RAM European Equities Fund****, RAM Long/Short Emerging Markets Fund, RAM Emerging Equities Fund****,…). From 1996 to 2001, Thomas de Saint-Seine worked as an equity and bond Fund Manager at Crédit Agricole Indosuez (Luxembourg, Paris and Geneva). He joined the Reyl Group in 2001 to establish and develop the activity of fund management. Thomas de Saint-Seine is a graduate of the University of Paris X (Econometrics, 1994) and the Rouen Business School (Finance, 1996).
    Before joining RAM Active Investments, Florence Aubry worked for IAM (Geneva) from 2009 to 2010, for Oyster Funds from 2001 to 2008 and for other major banks since 1991. Florence Aubry graduated from the Business School of Fribourg.
    Mathieu Picard holds a postgraduate degree in Finance from Sciences-Po Paris and a master’s degree from Paris IX Dauphine University. In 2002, he became a sell-side financial analyst at IXIS Securities. In June 2006, he moved to the proprietary management team as a financial analyst at IXIS CIB, which became NATIXIS. He joined the DNCA Finance Absolute return team in September 2009.
    Emma joined the fixed income team at Insight in December 2008 as a senior European fixed income product specialist. Emma joined Insight from Henderson Global Investors where she was an investment director in the fixed income team. Prior to this she was a client portfolio manager at Credit Suisse Asset Management. Previously she worked at both Credit Suisse Asset Management and Gartmore Investment Management as a portfolio manager for their fixed income team. Emma graduated with a MA in Modern Languages from Trinity College, Oxford and holds the Securities and Investment Institute Diploma.