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Jul 3 2017

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The team

Bruno Crastes is the CEO of H2O AM. A highly regarded figure in the investment community, Bruno has been a top fund manager and fixed income specialist for over 20 years. Before setting up H2O AM he was CEO of the London office of Crédit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM) – now Amundi – and while actively managing global fixed income portfolios sat on the Executive Committee of CAAM (now Amundi) in charge of the UK, SE Asia and Australia. Bruno received a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Lyon and graduated from ISFA (Graduate School of Actuarial Science).

Vincent Chailley is our CIO. He previously headed the Global Fixed Income and Absolute Performance team of CAAM London. Starting his career in 1995 researching capital markets, he joined CAAM the following year as an analyst before becoming an investment manager in Asset Allocation and then Global Fixed Income. Vincent Chailley is a member of the French Actuaries Institute and holds a postgraduate degree in Economics and Mathematical modeling from ENSAE. He also holds a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of Paris Dauphine.

Marc Maudhuit is the Client Portfolio Manager of H2O AM and has worked in the asset management industry for over two decades. Until 2010 he headed the product specialist team of CAAM London’s Global Fixed Income and Currency management department. Prior to this he was in charge of the marketing of Indosuez Asset Management fixed income products where he eventually ran the overall marketing support unit of the company. Marc Maudhuit is a graduate of the ESCP Europe Business School (previously ESCP-EAP). He also holds a MSFS (Master of Science in Foreign Service) from Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.).

Jean-Noel Alba is our deputy CEO and handles the day-to-day running of H2O AM. He was previously Deputy CEO and COO of Amundi London. Beginning his career as a commercial banking sales officer of Banque Worms in 1983, Jean-Noel became Deputy Head of their Capital Corporation in New York before eventually heading the bank’s trading activities. He then moved to Elf Aquatine where he was appointed CEO of Sofax and Elf Finance. Jean-Noel graduated from IEP Paris.

Julie Mulcahy is our COO. She is a specialist in human resources, finance and administration. She was previously with CAAM, Calyon and Credit Lyonnais UK.

Matthieu Genessay started his career with NewAlpha Asset Management, the hedge fund seeding subsidiary of OFI Asset Management in Paris. Within the marketing team, he worked on all alternative strategies before specialising in client servicing. In 2010, he joined Edmond de Rothschild Investment Managers, a subsidiary of La Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild as a Product Manager and worked on fixed income and multi-management products. In August 2011, he joined H2O Asset Management in the Client Portfolio Management team.
Matthieu Genessay is a graduate of EDHEC Business School.

Cyril Beriot started his career in Chicago in 1990 trading currency options on the CME for Société Générale group.
After spending 4 years in Chicago he moved to France to develop the currency option market making operation on the MATIF. He then moved to SG head office to Head the European currency options market making. After 13 years of trading FX options and futures, Cyril moved to London to become Managing Director and Head of FX European sales and trading for SG. In 2010, Cyril joined Citibank as a Managing Director. Cyril joined H2O AM in 2013 as Head of Managed Accounts. Cyril is graduated from a French business school, ISG Group.

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. Marine joined H2O’s Client Portfolio Management team in February 2015, providing daily support to NGAM’s Business Development Units. 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.

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