Nicolas is a Senior Portfolio Manager within the London-based Active Credit team. He is responsible for managing both global and sterling credit portfolios amounting to approximately £2 billion (as at 30 September 2019). He is the lead portfolio manager of the AXA Sterling Credit Short Duration Bond Fund and AXA Global Short Duration Bond Fund. In addition to his portfolio management responsibilities, Nicolas heads the ‘Sterling Credit Alpha Group’ during the Fixed Income department’s quarterly Forecasting Forum.
Nicolas initially joined AXA IM in 2006. Prior to his appointment within the investment team, he was a Fixed Income Product Specialist responsible for the development of the UK, US and high yield product ranges.
Nicolas holds two Master’s degrees, one in Diplomacy and International Strategy from the London School of Economics and one in IT Engineering from Telecom Sud Paris. He is also a CFA Charterholder.
In August 2017, Nicolas was amongst 25 European investment professionals named a “Rising Star of Asset Management” by the Financial News.