Mussie KidaneManaging Director | Head of Fund and Manager Research at Pictet Group
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 Lombard Odier which he joined in 2001. 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.