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10 - 13 May 2022
The Grimaldi ForumMonaco | CEST/UTC+2

Mussie Kidane
Head of Fund and Manager Research at Pictet

Profile

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.

Agenda Sessions

  • Private banks and the new portfolio – the rise of thematics, alternatives and other super trends. How CIOs are telling a distinctive new story

    12:10
  • How leading fund selectors are shifting their allocations preferences in sustainable, impact and thematic funds - what, where, who, why?

    14:30