Candriam, a global multi-asset manager focused on sustainable and responsible investments, has hired three new investment professionals to the thematic global equity team. Marie Lannoy and Jonas Desomer both join as equity fund managers, and Pierre Vaurice as medtech analyst. They are based in Candriam’s Brussels office and report to Rudi Van den Eynde, head of thematic global equity.
Lannoy supports the management of the firm’s consumer oriented thematic equity funds. Prior to Candriam, she was an Equity Fund Manager at KBC Asset Management in Brussels for five years.
Desomer co-manages Candriam’s memography strategy alongside Allan Foll. Prior to Candriam, he worked at KBC Asset Management for 10 years as a fund manager and strategist.
Vaurice covers life sciences and medical technology in his role as medtech analyst. Prior to Candriam, he was a financial analyst at Midcap Partners for the last five years. He has an MBA in Business Administration and Corporate Finance from EM Lyon Business School.
Van den Eynde, head of thematic global equity, said, ”We are delighted to have Marie, Jonas and Pierre join the team. With the growing appetite for thematic investments across the industry, now is an exciting time to be adding such talented investment professionals to the team and their experience in equities and fundamental analysis will further enhance our investment offering for clients.”