Team


Amiral Gestion's team, which has demonstrated remarkable stability over time, consists of 39 employees, including 24 experienced funds managers.


COMMITTED ENTREPRENEURS
François Badelon
François Badelon
President

François graduated from ESCP in 1986 and began a career as a broker at Meeschaert-Rousselle. From 1990 to 2001 he contributed to the success of Exane, which became the leading French broker. In 2002, he created Sextant PEA within Financière de l’Échiquier, and then founded Amiral Gestion in 2003.

Julien Lepage
Julien Lepage
Fund Manager & Managing Director

Julien graduated from ESC Bordeaux in 1993. After working as a junior seller of futures and derivatives, in 1997 he became a seller of European equities and French small caps at Exane. He joined François Badelon at Amiral Gestion in 2004.

Nicolas Komilikis
Nicolas Komilikis
Managing Director

An alumnus of ENS Cachan in 1998, he obtained a degree in Economics and Management in 2000. He began his career at Paribas, then worked for Exane in New York as a financial analyst in the media sector. In 2002, he became manager for Exane’s own account before joining Amiral Gestion in 2005.

Louis d’Arvieu
Louis d’Arvieu
Fund Manager

Louis graduated from HEC in 2004 with a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Public Finances and Taxation from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. After gaining experience in credit analysis and international taxation, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2005.

David Poulet
David Poulet
Fund Manager

An alumnus of ENS Cachan in 2005, David holds a diploma from the SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers, the French Society of Financial Analysts) and a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2004.

Raphaël Moreau
Raphaël Moreau
Fund Manager

Raphaël obtained a diploma in Business Finance from ESSEC in 2007. After gaining experience in financial management at UBS and Calyon, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2008.

Eric Tibi
Eric Tibi
Fund Manager

Éric graduated from HEC in 1985. He spent a large part of his career in sell-side financial analysis, in particular at Cheuvreux and UBS, where he led the European research in the distribution sector between 2001 and 2008 and French research between 2005 and 2008. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2010.

Jacques Sudre
Jacques Sudre

Jacques graduated from ESCP in 2001, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. He started his career in 2002 at Natixis, working in its London LBO & Acquisitions Financing department, before returning to Paris in 2005 as manager of 2 CLO. In 2010, he joined Anaxis Asset Management Senior Manager, in charge of the credit team, and became a member of the management company’s Board. In 2013, he joined DNCA Investments as Senior Manager for diversifieds and credit strategies. In September 2016 Jacques joined Amiral Gestion’s bond team, in particular for the Sextant Grand Large fund.

Etienne Guicherd
Etienne Guicherd
Financial analyst

Etienne started to invest in international markets in 2010. After a professional career in the public sector, he co-founded “L’Investisseur Français” (financial analyst services and training) in 2013, and he later joined Amiral Gestion in February 2017. Etienne is preparing for the CIIA (Certified International Investment Analyst) certification issued by the SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers).

Otilia Bologan
Otilia Bologan
Financial analyst

Otilia has a MSc Degree in Management, with a Finance specialization from ESSEC Business School and a BSc Degree from Bocconi University. Otilia started her career in industry research at BNP Paribas followed by an internship at Amiral Gestion and 3 years at Goldman Sachs as a sell-side analyst in the media sector. She rejoined Amiral Gestion in 2017.

 

Julien Faure
Julien Faure
Financial Analyst

Julien has a Master in Finance & Investments from the Rotterdam School of Management and a bachelor in International Business. After a first experience in financial analysis at Forum Family Office, he joined Amiral Gestion at the end of its studies in 2015.

Jacques Gout Lombard
Jacques Gout Lombard
Financial analyst

Jacques has a Master II diploma in Financial Engineering from IAE Gustave Eiffel (University of Paris-East Créteil in 2014). After completing his studies, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2014.

Bastien Goumare
Bastien Goumare
Fund Manager

Bastien holds a Master II diploma in Asset Management from Paris Dauphine University and a DUT (Undergraduate Diploma in Technology) in Business and Public Administration Management. After gaining financial analysis experience at Natixis, he joined Amiral Gestion upon concluding his studies in 2013.

Youssef Lboukli
Youssef Lboukli

Youssef holds a Master's Degree in Finance from Reims Management School. After gaining equity research experience at the European broker Kepler Cheuvreux, he joined Amiral Gestion at the end of his studies in 2016.

Paul Manigault
Paul Manigault
Financial analyst

Paul Manigault has a master´s degree in Management, with a finance specialization from the HEC University of Paris. After several experiences as a financial analyst, he joined Amiral Gestion in June 2017.

Siddharth Choraria
Siddharth Choraria
Portfolio Manager and head of Singapore office

Sid received his MBA in Finance from New York University Stern School in 2011 as a Harvey Beker Scholar receipient. He completed a Exec MBA Value Investing course at Columbia Business School. He has spent over a decade in Asian markets with experiences as Portfolio Manager at $3bn hedge fund, APS in Singapore and previously at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Marwar Capital in Hong Kong. Repeat winner of global research awards judged by fund managers and allocators in the last 5 years by SumZero, Ira Sohn, Value Investing Congress and Factset. Sid is a member of Value Investors Club.

John Kum
John Kum
Financial analyst

John Kum joined Amiral in Singapore as an investment analyst late Nov 2017 to help cover South East Asian and Indian equities. John has a Masters in Finance from London Business School and a Bachelors in Computer Science and Business from University of Warwick. He has prior internship experiences at Aberdeen Asset Management (London), APS Asset Management (Singapore) and Nuvest Capital (Singapore). At LBS, John was VP (Hedge Funds) of the Investment Management Club and was a runner-up in the stock pitch competition. He is a native Singaporean and speaks Mandarin.

Jon Xu
Jon Xu
Analyst

Jon graduated from Yale University with a degree in Economics. After gaining experience in financial analysis at APS Asset Management as an intern and a first position as an investment banking analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2017 to help cover Greater China equities.

Nadanai Banyatpiyaphod
Nadanai Banyatpiyaphod

Nadanai joined Amiral Gestion (Singapore) as a Financial Analyst. He grew up in Thailand speaks fluent Thai. He moved to the US for high school and then attended Columbia University in New York City, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Operations Research. After Columbia, he joined JPMorgan’s Global Markets analyst program and worked there for almost 2 years. After JPMorgan, he moved to a family office called Brandywine Group Advisors, a $70bn investment allocator investing globally and in Emerging markets, including Asia where he was a generalist asset allocator for 3 years, helping the firm invest it’s capital across all asset classes. Nat is a CFA charterholder. Given his background, Nat will cover South East Asia (Thailand, India, Vietnam + other SEA markets) + Hong Kong

Salim Heddadji
Salim Heddadji

Holding a Master's Degree in Risk and Security Management from the University of Evry, and a Chartered Financial Analyst qualification, Salim began his career at Oddo Meriten Asset Management in 2006, where he was responsible for trading securities and derivative products. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2016 as Dealing Services Manager.

Nicolas Mouttet
Nicolas Mouttet
Business Development

Nicolas holds a Master’s degree of wealth management from  Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University. He began his career in wealth management universe in 2006 before participating for 5 years to the development of the French asset manager Métropole Gestion. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2015 to strengthen the sales team.

Benjamin Biard
Benjamin Biard
VP development

Benjamin holds a degree from ISG and worked for 6 years as Director of Distribution in France for Tocqueville Finance. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2012.

Pierre-Antoine Door
Pierre-Antoine Door
Head of Investor relations

Following his studies of Law at the University d’Orléans and a Master degree at ESG Paris, Pierre-Antoine worked as independent consultant from 2000 to 2008 for several companies (CDC AM, Maaf Assurances, BNP Paribas CIB, Natixis AM, …). He then participated in Tocqueville Finance’s business development from 2008 to 2014, after that he worked for Métropole Gestion until 2017 for institutional clients. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2018.

Pablo Martínez Bernal
Pablo Martínez Bernal
Head of Investor relations

Pablo has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, specialty in Finance from CEU-San Pablo University. Prior to joining Amiral Gestion, Pablo worked as a Product Specialist in the investment team of Bestinver Asset Management and before that he worked at Allfunds Bank, HSBC and Grupo Retiro. He’s a Finance professor in OMMA and the University of Alicante. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2016.

Francisco Rodríguez D’Achille
Francisco Rodríguez D’Achille
Head of Institutional Business Development for Spain

Francisco holds a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Central de Venezuela and he completed a Master degree in Executive Finance from the IE Business School. Prior to joining Amiral Gestion, Francisco worked at March Asset Management in Madrid as an institutional sales excecutive. Before his arrival in Spain, Francisco was based in Milan for 4 years as a fund analyst at Old Mutual Wealth. He started his career in Caracas at BBVA Asset Management as co-portofolio manager . He joined Amiral Gestion in October 2017.

Jean-Christophe Drillaud
Jean-Christophe Drillaud
Marketing and Communication Director

Jean-Christophe is graduated from Kedge Business School Marseille. He started his carrer at Société Générale Asset Management in 2003 as a marketing officer. In 2005, he joigned the Paris office of Lombard Odier Darier Hentch as Institutional investors’ relation manager.

In 2007, he joined OFI Asset Management’s marketing team in which he held various positions until 2017 when he became Deputy Head of International Business Development. He joined Amiral Gestion in August 2018.

Kamilia Tifrit
Kamilia Tifrit
Middle Office Manager

Kamilia began her career in 2006 at HSBC, Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch then Banque Neuflize OBC, where she worked as back-office and middle-office administrator. In 2009, she joined Amiral Gestion as middle-office manager.

Thomas Jourdheuil
Thomas Jourdheuil
Project manager / Middle-Office

Thomas holds a DUT (French Undergraduate Diploma in Technology) in Marketing (Paris Sud), plus certificates in market finance (CNAM) and computer programming (Afficom). He started his career in 2001 at HSBC GAM, where for 5 years he supervised the assistant managers for funds and multimanagement funds. He also held front-office, middle-office, and alternative management positions before joining us in 2016.

Monia Donnen
Monia Donnen
General Secretary

Monia holds a Master I diploma in Private Law from the University of Nantes and a Master II diploma in Business Administration from Nantes IAE (2001). In 2002, she began working for Natixis and RBC Dexia, where she served as a corporate lawyer in CIUs and custodian banks. At the end of 2008, she became compliance officer for State Street Banque. In 2015, she joined Amiral Gestion as General Secretary.

Francisco Cobos
Francisco Cobos
Head of legal

Francisco has a degree of superior studies in Banking and Financial Law from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He started his career in 1999 in the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignation group as a financial jurist, prior to joining IXIS Asset Management in 2001 as a jurist in CIS. In 2004, he joined Rothschild & Cie Gestion as Head of Legal until 2015, when he was appointed Senior Compliance Officer in the Rothschild Asset Management group. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2017, where he contributes his expertise in legal and compliance issues.

Grégory Nouchi
Grégory Nouchi
Head of Risk Management

Grégory is a graduate engineer from EFREI Paris. He also has a Master in Economics Bank Finance from Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne and a Master in Financial Markets from Paris Dauphine University. After a first experience at Lazard, Grégory moved to Société Générale CIB where he was in charge of the methodology on the Forex risk factor. He then moved to SG Private Banking as as an Asset Allocation Expert for Europe. In 2016 he joined Rothschild & Cie Gestion in charge of the Multi-Management & Alternative Risk Committee and to improve the risk framework. Gregory joined Amiral Gestion in October 2018 as Head of Risk Management.

Pascale Bradbury
Pascale Bradbury
Head of Compliance and human ressources - Singapore

Pascale has a Master I in Business Law from the University of Rennes and a Master II in labour Law from the University of Tours (2005). She started her career in 2005 at JP Morgan Chase London in the Equity Capital Market Legal Team. In 2006, she joined Merrill Lynch London as a Compliance Specialist in the Equity Research Division, before moving to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, London Global Compliance team. In 2012, Pascale joined GFI Group in Singapore as Head of Compliance for their Singapore and Australian offices. She Joined Amiral Gestion in Singapore in Jan 2018 as HR & Compliance Officer.

Atissa Mohsenian
Atissa Mohsenian
Office Manager

25Atissa holds a BSc from the University of Long Beach and worked for 3 years as office manager in the United States. Having returned to France and after a job as bilingual assistant in the field of international mobility, she joined Amiral Gestion in 2008.

Anne-Sophie Boux de Casson
Anne-Sophie Boux de Casson
Executive assistant

Anne-Sophie Boux holds a Masters in English Literature from the University Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle. After several experiences in France and internatinally in education and tourism sectors, Anne-Shophie worked as executive legal assitant in the international business law firm Brown Rudnick LLP. She joined Amiral Gestion in 2017.

Mélanie Maurey
Mélanie Maurey

Mélanie graduated from Barcelona's Pompeu Fabra University with an Economics and Management degree. After a first position with the Sellbytel Group, she joined Amiral Gestion in 2016.

Shin Ann Yeong
Shin Ann Yeong
Office assistant - Singapore

Shin Ann holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychological Studies (Honours) from the University of Northumbria. She started her career as a human resource assistant at Kindly Construction & Services Ptd Ltd in Singapore in 2015. In 2016, she joined LTM Renovation Pte Ltd as a Personal Assistant, and moved on to DBS Bank in the year 2017 as a Wealth Planning Manager (Bancassurance) Analyst. She joined Amiral Gestion’s Singapore team in September 2018, as an Administrative Assistant.

Jean-Baptiste Barenton
Jean-Baptiste Barenton
Wealth manager

Jean-Baptiste graduated from EDHEC and the CFA. He began his career in the Small & Mid caps team in Allianz Global Investors and spent five years as an equity financial analyst in Portzamparc (BNP Paribas group). He joined Amiral Gestion in 2015.

Dominique Fière
Dominique Fière
Wealth manager

Dominique graduated from EMLyon in 1984 and spent a large part of his career as Manager of European Equities at Paribas Asset Management. After an experience on the sell-side (Exane) then with Oddo Asset Management, he joined Amiral Gestion in 2006.

Bertrand Dufief
Bertrand Dufief
Wealth manager

Bertrand holds a degree from the Université de Paris X Nanterre. He began a career as financial analyst at de Compiègne then at Cholet Dupont. He then left for the United States, where he was a broker for twenty years. He joined Amiral Gestion in 2006.

Dorian Terral
Dorian Terral
Private manager

Graduated from Macquarie University, Dorian began his career as a financial analyst within the BNP Paribas Group in 2012. In 2014, he joined Bryan Garnier & Co where he was in charge of the coverage of European semiconductor companies. In particular, he was awarded the price of best analyst in the European technology sector by Thomson Reuters. In 2018, he joined Amiral Gestion as Private Manager.

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