Jean-Charles Mériaux is a graduate of HEC Paris School of Management.
After starting his career at Crédit Foncier de France, he joined Oddo & Cie in 1987. In 1994, he joined LCF Edmond Rothschild Asset Management, where he became a member of the Executive Board and Head of French and European Equities Management. He launched and managed funds Tricolore performance and Saint-Honoré Convertibles.
He joined DNCA Finance as an associate manager in October 2002. He became CEO of DNCA Finance between October 2005 to August 2014 and President between September 2014 and June 2015.
Xavier Delaye is a qualified member of the French financial analysts’ association (SFAF).
He began his career at Schelcher Prince. In 1986, he joined Oddo & Cie as an institutional fund manager. In 1996, Xavier joined Richelieu Finance where he became CIO.
In 2000, he co-founded DNCA Finance with Joseph Châtel and Charles Nouailhetas and became an associate partner.
Philippe Champigneulle graduated as an actuary from the University of Lyons (ISFA).
After starting his career at CDC, he joined Schelcher Prince Finance in 1984, where he occupied various bond manager positions and became head of trading activities in European derivatives and bond markets, before being appointed associate director and risk controller in 2001.
Philippe joined DNCA Finance in May 2005 as product manager and then moved to the fund management team in May 2009.
Augustin Picquendar is a graduate of ESSCA Angers, holds a postgraduate degree in Banking and Finance and is also a qualified member of the French financial analysts’ association (SFAF) and a qualified CIIA (issued by SFAF).
After an initial professional experience at BNP Paribas, he joined DNCA Finance in January 2008 as assistant manager before becoming co-manager of DNCA Evolutif and DNCA Evolutif PEA.
Romain Grandis, CFA charterholder, holds a degree in civil engineering from the Ecole des Mines and an Actuarial qualification from the ISFA financial science and insurance institute in Lyon.
He began his career at CIC Lyonnaise de Banque in 2004, and in 2005 joined MMA Finance, part of the Covéa group, as a fund manager and quantitative analyst on European equities. In 2010, he joined Covéa Finance, using his quantitative analysis skills across all asset classes. In 2011, Covéa Finance appointed him to manage insurance mandates for the group’s various entities.
Romain joined DNCA Finance in May 2016 as co-fund manager in both the bond and diversified fund management teams.
Adrien Le Clainche holds a master's degree in Financial Management from Paris X Nanterre University.
In October 2010, he joined the rate management team and diversified DNCA Finance.
Thomas Planell holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the INSEEC Business School (France).
He joined DNCA Finance in November 2013 as part of the DNCA Evolutif and DNCA Evolutif PEA fund management team, having gained previous experience at various financial institutions in asset management, selling derivatives and consulting.
Baptiste Planchard is a graduate of business school ESC Reims and holds a degree in History.
Following an initial role in Sales trading at Oddo & Cie in 2013, he joined DNCA Finance in July 2014 and is involved in both the bond and diversified fund management teams.