SCOR Investment Partners brings together a broad range of talents and skills across markets and asset classes. Our team of highly qualified experts offers products with attractive risk/return profiles.
François de Varenne
Chief Executive Officer
François joined SCOR in 2005 as Director for Asset Management and Corporate Finance, becoming Group Chief Operating Officer and member of the Executive Committee in Sep. 2007. He has been Chief Executive Officer of SCOR Investment Partners and member of the SCOR Executive Committee since Nov. 2008.
Francois graduated of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. He holds a PhD in Finance and is an actuary with a diploma from the Institut de Science Financière et d’Assurances (ISFA).
Fund Management Team
A broad range of expertise structured around 6 desks : Aggregate, High Yield and Leveraged Finance, Infrastructure Debts, Equities & Convertible Bonds, Real Estate and Insurance-Linked Securities.
Chief Investment Officer
Fabrice joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2009 as Head of credit and was promoted to Chief Investment Officer in April 2011. Previously he was was Head of investment grade credit at Fortis Investment. He started his career in 1997 at Finacor-Monecor in London. Fabrice is member of the Executive Board of SCOR Investment Partners.
Fabrice holds a Master Degree in Financial Techniques and Banking from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University. He is a CFA charterholder.
Head of Real Estate Debt
Sandrine joined SCOR Investment Partners at the end of 2013 as Real Estate Portfolio Manager and was promoted to Head of Real Estate Debt in December 2018. Sandrine is active on the European real estate market since 2002 and works since 2005 on real estate debt. Sandrine started her career in 2002 at CBRE Investors.
Sandrine gratuated from EDHEC Business School, MSc in Finance, and is a member of the RICS.
Head of Infrastructure Investments
Paola joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2014 after 5 years at Dexia. She started her career in 2001 as a Financial Analyst at the task force PPP of the Italian Minister of Economy and Finance.
Paola holds a Master degree in Corporate Finance from Milan’s Bocconi University.
Equities & Convertible Bonds Portfolio Manager
Sonia joined SCOR in 2006 and SCOR Investment Partners in February 2009 as an Equities Portfolio Manager. She was nominated Equities and Convertible Bonds Portfolio Manager in 2011. Sonia started her career in 2004 at Tradition as French mid & small caps analyst.
Sonia holds a Master Degree in International Economics from Paris Dauphine University.
Head of Real Estate
Gilles joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2013 as Head of Real Estate Debts and has successfully developed the real estate debt portfolio management activites. He was nominated Head of Real Estate in December 2018. As of 2005, Gilles worked at Eurohypo in Paris as Head of French Origination. He started his career at CDC as Director of the Origination department.
Gilles holds a Master Degree in Finance from Paris IX Dauphine University and is CFA charterholder.
Head of Corporate Loans
Rémy joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2009 as a Credit Portfolio Manager focused on Euro high yield bonds and leveraged loans after 2 years at SGAM AI and 4 years at ADI. He started his career in 2003 at ADI as a Quantitative Analyst
Rémy is graduated from INSA Toulouse, an engineering school (Master Degree specialized in probability) and Paris VII University (Master Degree in applied mathematics to finance).
Loans Portfolio Manager
Pierre has joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2013 as a credit analyst. Pierre has been promoted to Loans Portfolio Manager in June 2017. Pierre started his career in 2007 at BNP Paribas as a front officer in the Leveraged Finance team.
Pierre Cousin holds a Master Degree specialized in Finance from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe).
Head of Legal, Loans
Sophie joined SCOR Investment Partners in May 2014 as a Legal Officer to support the investment team.
She began her career at Banque Worms in 2000 before joining ABN AMRO and Natixis.
Sophie holds a Master in Business Law from the Law University of Aix-en-Provence and a postgraduate degree in International Business Lawyer, University Paris V, complemented by an LL.M. "International Business and Trade" from Fordham University in New York.
High Yield Portfolio Manager
Jennifer joined SCOR Investment Partners in March 2016 as a portfolio manager focused on pan european high yield bonds, within the High Yield & Leveraged Finance team.
Prior to that, shes was aggregate portfolio manager at Groupama Asset Management, since 2010. She started her career in 2009 at Edmond de Rothschild Investment Managers, within the fixed income team.
Jennifer holds a Master in asset management from Paris Dauphine University.
Real Estate Debt Fund Manager
Maxime joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2018 as a Real Estate Debt Fund Manager after three-year working as a Sales Manager at Société Générale. Previously, he worked at Natixis Lease from 2011 to 2015 and at Hatfield Philipps from 2008 to 2010.
He started his career in 2005 as an Analyst for CALYON in their Paris, New York and Frankfurt offices.
Maxime holds a master degree in financial engineering from EM-Lyon, and he is a member of the RICS.
Aggregate Portfolio Manager
Michael joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2013 as Portfolio Manager after 3 years at Groupama AM as Fixed Income/Aggregate Portfolio Manager. He started his career in 2004 as Credit Portfolio Manager at Société Générale AM (Amundi).
Michael holds a Master Degree in Financial Markets (DESS 203) and in Computer Science (MIAGE) from Paris Dauphine University.
Infrastructure Fund Manager
Siméon joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2013 as an Infrastructure Analyst and was promoted Fund Manager in June 2017. In 2010, he started his career at Société Générale CIB. In 2011, he moved to BNP Paribas CIB in Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.).
Siméon holds a Master in banking and financial engineering from ESC Toulouse and a degree in Civil Engineering (C.U.S.T.).
Aggregate Portfolio Manager
Guillaume joined SCOR Investment Partners in May 2016 as a Portfolio Manager in the Aggregate team.
Guillaume started his career in 2005 as a buy-side credit analyst at Amundi, initialy covering food and beverages, hotels, leisure and tobacco, then covering media, technologies and telecoms from 2010 to 2014. He moved to OFI Asset Management to cover automobiles & parts, industrials, packaging and paper.
Guillaume graduated from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion.
Real Estate Debt Fund Manager
Alix joined SCOR Investment Partners in April 2019 after more than three years at Acofi. Previously she worked at Eurohypo Paris from 2006 to 2016. She started her career in 2005 with Natixis as a Financial Analyst with the real estate financing department's origination team.
Alix holds a Master in Banking, Finance and Insurance from the Université Panthéon Assas.
Benoît Le Pape
Portfolio Manager Convertible Bonds
Benoit joined SCOR Investment Partners in April 2016 as Portfolio Manager convertible bonds. He began his career in 2007 as a convertible bond strategist at CACIB in Paris, then at BNP Paribas in London. In 2014, he became senior analyst in the hedge fund BTG Pactual in London.
Benoit is a graduate of the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies and the ESCP-EAP Master in Finance. Benoit was awarded "Best Convertible Bonds Analyst" by Greenwich Associates in 2013.
Head of Aggregate
Marie-Suzanne joined SCOR Investment Partners in March 2015 as Head of Aggregate. From 2013 to 2015, she was Senior Credit Portfolio Manager at Amundi. She started her career as Aggregate Potfolio Manager and Head of Inflation Strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
Marie-Suzanne is graduated from ESSEC Business School and holds a Master Degree in Economy, Mathematics and Econometrics from Paris II University.
ILS Portfolio Manager
Pierre joined SCOR Investment Partners in June 2015 as ILS Analyst-Portfolio Manager. He was promoted to ILS Portfolio Manager in April 2019. Pierre began his career at Calyon as a proprietary derivatives trader from 2007 to 2012 and then joined AXA Group Risk Management as head of the teams modelling Complex Complex Risks.
Pierre is an actuary, and a graduate of the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE).
Head of ILS
Sidney joined SCOR Investment Partners in July 2015 as ILS Portfolio Manager. He was promoted to Head of ILS in April 2019. Before joining SCOR Investment Partners, Sidney spent nine years at Natixis where he was in charge of the ILS business. His responsibilities included origination, structuring and placement of Cat Bonds and private transactions.
Sidney holds a Master’s in capital market finance from the Skema Business School, Sophia Antipolis.
Infrastructure Fund Manager
Alexis joined SCOR Investment Partners in September 2017 as a Fund Manager in the infrastructure team.
Alexis started his career in 2005 at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Afterwards, he joined Lloyds in London, then Natixis / Mirova in 2010, where he developed expertise in Debt, Mezzanine and Equity financing for European infrastructure projects, especially for the renewable energy sector.
Alexis graduated from ESSEC.
ILS Portfolio Manager
Grégory joined SCOR Investment Partners in June 2011 as a Quantitative Analyst and Portfolio Manager, became ILS Analyst in June 2014 and ILS Portfolio Manager in April 2019. He started his career in 2001 at Natexis as an Analyst with the equity and derivatives prop-trading team.
Grégory holds a Doctorate (Ph.D) in Mathematics from the Toulouse University and an engineering degree from ENSAE (Sup'Aéro).
Head of High Yield, Convertibles & Alternatives
Alexandre joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2009 as a senior credit portfolio manager. He was promoted to Head of Credit in April 2011 and to Head of High Yield, Convertibles & Alternatives in February 2019. Previously he was Head of credit arbitrage strategies at ADI. He started his career in 1996 as a front office developer at Société Générale Capital Market.
Alexandre graduated from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et Mathématiques Appliquées de Grenoble (ENSIMAG).
Head of Real Estate Asset Management
Karine joined SCOR in 2008 as Real Estate asset Manager and then SCOR Investment Partners in 2011 with the same position and has been promoted to head of Real Estate Asset Management in December 2018. She started her career in 1997 with a regional real estate developer.
Karine holds a Master in Management Science from CFA SUP 2000 and a Master in Real Estate from CNAM – ICH. She is RICS member since 2011.
Sales & Marketing
Sales, Client Service, Marketing, Communication
Head of Sales & Marketing
Olivier joined SCOR Investment Partners in October 2010, as Director, Sales & Marketing after 7 years at SGAM Alternative Investments. He started his career at JP Morgan. Olivier is member of the Executive Board of SCOR Investment Partners.
Olivier graduated from the Ecole Superieure d’Electricité (Engineering School) and holds of a Master’s Degree in Physics (Génie Electrique at the University of Paris VI-Jussieu).
Head of International Sales
Alexandre joined SCOR Investment Partners in July 2013 and is in charge of business development in the Benelux and Northern Europe. Previously he worked at Groupama during five years. Alexandre started his career at BNP Paribas Asset Management in 1998.
Alexandre is graduated from Reims Management School (Sup de Co program).
Steven Le Moing
Head of France & Switzerland Sales
Steven joined SCOR Investment Partners in June 2012 as Director, Sales Manager France after 2 years as Senior Credit Strategist at Chenavari Investment Managers. Steven started his career in 1996 at Socgen Capital Market.
Steven holds a Master’s Degree in Financial Products and Risk Management from University Paris Dauphine.
Sales Director - Distribution, France, Switzerland and Monaco
Philippe joined SCOR Investment Partners in June 2017 as the Sales Director - Distribution, where he is in charge of the business development in France, Switzerland and Monaco. Philippe started his career in 2007 as a salesman at Natixis Asset Management, then he worked successively at Robeco, Source UK and Fideas Capital.
Philippe holds a degree in banking and finance and a master`s degree in finance from the Panthéon-Assas university.
Sales Director, Southern Europe
Olivier joined SCOR Investment Partners in June 2017 as Sales Director, Southern Europe, where he is primarily in charge of the business development in Italy.
Olivier strated his career in 2007 as a Sales portfolio solutions at BNP Paribas Italy, before working for Barclays in London.
Olivier holds a degree in management from the university of Bocconi in Milan and a master in finance from EM Lyon.
Head of Marketing
Nadège joined Scor Investment Partners as Head of Marketing in 2014 after 3 years at Russell Investments France. She started her career in 1998 at AXA Equitable Life Insurance as marketing associate.
Nadège graduated from the ESGci Management School.
Myriam Ben Youssef
Myriam joined the Sales & Marketing team in April 2012.
Myriam gratuated from ESSEC Business School.
Risks & Compliance
Risk management, compliance and internal control
Chief Risk Officer
Eric joined SCOR Investment Partners as Chief Risk Officer in December 2014 after 5 years at Lyxor AM, where he was Head of Volatility Management and then Chief Risk Officer. Eric began his career at Banque Paribas Paris in 1993. Eric is member of the Executive Board of SCOR Investment Partners.
Eric graduated of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique.
Compliance and Internal Control Officer
Raphaelle joined SCOR Investment Partners as Compliance and Internal Control Officer in March 2015. Prior to joining SCOR IP, she spent nearly 14 years at KPMG as a consultant specializing in regulatory compliance for investment service providers and a management company and investment fund auditor.
Raphaelle is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Gestion.
Middle Office, Reporting and Business Support.
Chief Operating Officer
Benjamin joined SCOR Investment Partners in 2010 as Compliance and Internal Controls Officer and was appointed General Secretary in 2011. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer at the end of 2014. Previously he worked at Deloitte & Associés. Benjamin began his career in 1999 at Constantin Associés. He is member of the Executive Board of SCOR Investment Partners.
Benjamin holds a Public Accountancy Diploma (D.E.C) and graduated from ICS Bégué.
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