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.
Igor de Maack is a graduate of HEC Paris School of Management and a qualified member of the French financial analysts' association (SFAF).
He also holds a postgraduate degree in International Taxation.
Isaac Chebar holds a chemical engineering degree from the Polytechnic school of the University of Sao Paolo in Brazil.
He began his career at Société Générale managing emerging market funds and funds investing in Southern Europe. In 2000, Isaac joined Tocqueville Finance where he set up and managed Tocqueville Value Europe until 2002. He then joined Aviva asset management as head of European investments managing several discretionary funds.
He joined the DNCA Finance management team in 2007.
Rajesh Varma is a graduate of the University of Michigan (BSE 1986 and MBA 1988).
He began his career at Fidelity in Hong Kong as an analyst covering Asian markets. Between 1991 and 1993 he worked in a hedge fund in Hong-Kong (Arral Associates - the first Asian hedge fund) covering Asia and technology. In 1993, he set up an Asia hedge fund at KI Pacific AM based in London. In 1997, he joined Montgomery AM in San Francisco as fund manager specialising in several global sectors. At the end of 2000, he moved to Paris, where he worked for two years at Eurazeo. Rajesh joined Carmignac Gestion in December 2002 where he managed global funds focusing on new technologies, healthcare and renewable energies, participating in Asian stock-picking for the whole range of funds.
He joined the DNCA Finance management team in September 2010.
Carl Auffret is a CFA charterholder and also holds a master’s degree in Management and a postgraduate degree in Banking and Finance from Paris IX Dauphine University.
In 1999, he began his career at SG Securities in London as a sell-side analyst covering the consumer goods sector. In July 2003, he returned to France to become sector fund manager/analyst at CM-CIC Asset Management before taking over the Union Europe Growth pan-European growth equity fund in 2005.
He joined the DNCA Finance management team in May 2012.
Lucy Bonmartel holds a postgraduate degree in International Finance from Paris IX Dauphine University and is a qualified member of the French financial analysts’ association (SFAF).
She began her career as Head financial sector consultant at the market survey specialist Eurostaf where she worked for 8 years, before becoming analyst then European equity portfolio manager at Société Générale Asset Management for 8 years and at Axa Investment Managers for 6 years.
She joined the DNCA Finance management team in January 2014.
Don Fitzgerald, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) graduated from Trinity College Dublin.
He began his career with Citigroup in 1996 firstly in Dublin then in Frankfurt and Paris. He joined WestLB Paris as an investor in distressed debt in 2003 and Tocqueville Finance in 2007. From 2008 to August 2015 he managed the fund Tocqueville Value Europe to first decile performance, by Quantalys, in its category over 1, 3 and 5 years. May 2015 he was awarded the Silver Prize by REVENU for risk adjusted returns in the European equities segment over 3 years. Trilingual, Don worked in Dublin, Paris , London and Frankfurt.
In September 2015, he joined DNCA Finance.
Yingying Wu is a graduate of HEC in 2010 and is a CFA charterholder and also holds a master’s degree in Journalism from The Communication University of China in Beijing (2005).
She began her career in the European equities department of BNP Paribas Asset Management in Paris where she co-managed global discretionary funds and an emerging Asia fund.
She joined the DNCA Finance growth team in April 2015.
Romain Avice is a graduate of EDC and holds a master's degree in Finance.
In July 2008, he joined DNCA Finance as an assistant management before becoming manager - analyst on Gallica in December 2012 and on DNCA PME in December 2014.
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.
Marie-Claire Mainka is a graduate of the ISG international business school and a qualified member of the SFAF (French Society of Financial Analysts).
She began her career as a financial analyst, spending 10 years at Ferri and then moving to Natwest. She then worked in European equity sales at Citigroup and RBS.
In May 2015, she joined DNCA Finance as an analyst.
Maxime Genevois graduated from Toulouse Business School in 2015.
After several internship in financial analysis in DNCA Finance, Financière Arbevel and Rothschild & Cie Gestion, he joined the DNCA Finance management team in August 2015.