bio, Koen Van de Maele

Koen Van de Maele

Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Investment Management

Koen Van de Maele has already 14 years’ experience of the financial markets – in particular, institutional asset management – behind him. For 2 years now, he has been Global Head of Investment Engineering at Candriam Investors Group, where he is responsible for the optimization of Candriam’s investment processes and the creation of tailor-made investment solutions for institutional investors like  pension funds and insurers.

Koen Van de Maele, a Civil Engineering graduate (2000), also has a Master’s in Industrial Management (2001) – both degrees obtained from the University of Leuven. He began his career as quantitative fixed income analyst at Dexia Asset Management in 2001. In 2007 he was appointed Deputy Global Head of Fixed Income and in 2009 Global Head of Fixed Income, in charge of Candriam’s investment strategy across all bond portfolios.

Koen has been a CFA Charterholder since 2005 and is a member of the board of management of various investment funds. He also lectures in Asset Allocation and Institutional Asset Management at EHSAL Management School in Brussels.

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