Mussie KidaneHead of Fund and Manager Research at Pictet
Mr. Mussie Kidane is a Managing Director at Pictet Groupe and the Head of Fund and Manager Research. The ten-member team is responsible for selecting best-in-breed fund managers across all asset classes for Pictet Wealth Management globally. Mr. Kidane and his team work closely with the bank’s fund-based discretionary portfolio management unit. Mr. Kidane is also the portfolio manager of a US$1.2 billion absolute return focused fund designated for Pictet clients since the product’s inception in 2007. He joined Banque Pictet & Cie S.A. in 2006 as senior analyst and portfolio manager and was promoted to head the team in 2008. Previously Mr. Kidane was analyst & portfolio manager within the fund selection and multimanagement team at LODH & Cie. He joined the firm in 2001 as a quantitative analyst reporting to the Investment Review Board. Mr. Kidane graduated from the University of Geneva with double Master’s degrees in Econometrics and in Finance. He is also a CFA charter holder.