Martin has more than 20 years of experience in servicing institutional clients in the Alternative investment industry. He was formerly Director at Gottex Brokers Alternative in charge of Secondary Market for Hedge Fund, distressed Assets, Private Equity and Real Estate, before that, he was Portfolio Manager for Canadian Gold Fund in Montreal, before that Martin was Vice President at Unigestion’s in charge of Fund of Hedge Funds in Geneva. Prior to this, Martin was in Investment Bank at Société Générale (Lyxor AM) in Paris. Martin received an MBA in Finance (Econometrics) from Leicester University in the UK.
Ghislain Wallier has over twenty years of senior financial experience in various fields and financial institutions such as Executive VP and Head of Open Architecture at Lombard Odier in Geneva, CIO of ALF, a then multi-billion independent asset manager specialised in hedge funds in Paris and London, Advisor at ResFamiliaris, a multifamily office boutique in London specialised in UHNI. He was previously VP responsible for the selection of European hedge funds for SGAM AI in Paris. He has spent over 5 years in the equity derivative space, mostly as a senior equity derivative trader at Credit Lyonnais Securities in Paris, Zurich and London.
Ghislain graduated from ENSAE Paris in 1995 and HEC Paris with a master of international finance in 1997.
Cholo has 15 years of experience in petroleum industry. He was an Executive Director for Aquila Petroleum and Chemicals Trading. Aquila is an independent trader active in the Southern Africa region with an office in Cape Town, South Africa. Prior to his current position and with other independent companies, he held positions with PetroSA (South African state refining petroleum company) and Shell South Africa covering Trading, Shipping, Refinery Economics and Risk Management.Cholo Seane holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Honors) degree in
Finance with other majors in Statistics and Accounting from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Arnaud held various roles in Energy & Power such as Head of Projects & Development and supervise major infrastructure investment in the Oil & Gas, Logistics, Energy and Power industries such as Bulk Oil Terminals,Pipeline and Gas-to-Power facilities, Arnaud has a particular focus on West Africa and the emerging industry countries. He holds a BBA from KEDGE Business School and a Master of Finance from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and multiple IFP Trainings certificates.
Grace is currently an Msc in Actuarial Science student at HEC Lausanne.
She is specialist in Financial Modeling and Risk analysis and on her quest to gain some experience and knowledge about the field, she holds the intern position. Grace received a first class honours Bsc in Mathematics (Statistics) in 2020.