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Eric ADRIAENS - Fixed Income Asset Class Specialist at BGL BNP Paribas


Eric has over 30 years of fixed income and credit markets experience, holding various positions as fixed income derivatives trader, proprietary trader, portfolio and fund manager, strategist and asset class specialist in various financial institutions.   

Eric is currently fixed income Asset Class Specialist at BGL BNP Paribas, and global coordinator of Bond Specialists for Wealth Management at BNP Paribas since 2014. He was previously head of discretionary portfolio management at BGL BNP Paribas.

Eric holds a master’s degree in Economics, from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. He holds the ICMA International Fixed Income and Derivatives Certificate.

Wade Balliet - Executive Vice President and Chief Investment and Fiduciary Officer for the Bank of the West Wealth Management Group


Wade Balliet brings 23 years of experience in the investment and Trust business.  As Executive Vice President and Chief Investment and Fiduciary Officer for the Bank of the West Wealth Management Group, Wade oversees the Global Investment Management and Fiduciary Solutions. He is a member of the International Asset Allocation Committee and the BNP Paribas Equity Committee, where he represents U.S. perspectives and tactical investment insights.  Wade is a voting member of the Investment Strategy & Advisory team that sets global investment strategy for client portfolios, and chairs the Risk & Asset Management Committee that implements all Trust Services Asset Management Policies and Procedures.  Additionally, he oversees all fiduciary activities including risk, compliance, and legal, for the Global Investments & Fiduciary Solutions.

Before joining Bank of the West, Wade was Investment Officer for First International Bank & Trust, where he developed and implemented the portfolio strategy for the Trust division.  Wade holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the Colorado CFA Society.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in financial management from the University of North Dakota.

Eléonore Bedel - Head of SRI & Impact Investing - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Eleonore Bedel joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management as head of Sustainable and Responsible Investing & Impact Investing 6.5 years ago, where she develops the offering for all clients. She is also very active in raising awareness of both subjects internally and amongst clients.

Jose Luis Carracedo Seoane - Head of Structured Investments Desk - Domestic Markets - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Jose Luis Carracedo Seoane is currently Head of the Structured Investments Desk for Domestic Markets at BNP Paribas Wealth Management, based in Paris.

Sophie de la Chapelle - Head of Strategic Asset Allocation Advisory - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Sophie joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management in 2005 as Head of Research and Development. One of the key projects she led was the development of a customized strategic asset allocation advisory approach targeted at ultra-high net worth clients, and she is now Head of Strategic Asset Allocation Advisory.

Jérôme Eschbach - Head of Impact Solutions at BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Switzerland


Jérôme joined BNP Paribas in 2005. After holding various management positions in corporate banking and wealth management, he is in charge since 2018 of the development of positive impact solutions for Wealth Management Switzerland, raising the awareness on sustainability internally and externally while expanding and promoting the range of sustainable services and products we can offer to our clients.

Guy Ertz - Chief Investment Advisor - BGL BNP Paribas Wealth Management 


Guy Ertz is Chief investment advisor for Wealth Management at BNP Paribas. He is also member of the international investment policy committee. He published several research articles as well as press articles.

Gilles Flament - Head of Alternative Investments - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Gilles Flament joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management in 2006 to manage and develop the global Alternative Investment solutions.

Benoit Léchenault - Head of Agrifrance - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


At the age of 43, Benoît Léchenault has been the specialist in rural property transactions for BNP Paribas Wealth Management for over 10 years now. Farming estates, vineyards, forests and châteaux hold no secret for this expert, who spends much of his time in the field surveying and has a perfect knowledge of all the main regions in France – Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Provence and the Centre.

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Alice Martinou - Head of Impact Solutions, BGL BNP Paribas Wealth Management Luxembourg


Alice Martinou joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management in 2009 to work on our philanthropy and sustainable investment offering. After contributing to create myImpact, a digital tool aiming at better understanding our clients on these topics, she is now leading the development of the positive impact offering in our offices in Luxembourg.

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Mariam Rassai - Head of Client Experience and Digital Transformation - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Mariam Rassai is in charge of client experience and digital transformation for BNP Paribas Wealth Management. Mariam is responsible for the digital strategy, the design and delivery of client digital platforms and content management platforms.

Nathalie Sauvanet - Global Head of Individual Philanthropy - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Nathalie Sauvanet joined BNP Paribas Wealth Management in October 2007 to set up its Individual Philanthropy Offering: creation of both a client-dedicated international Foundation & a Philanthropy Advisory Department. Till now, she and the dedicated team of experts, have helped more than 900 wealthy clients in their philanthropic strategy (foundations, social impact evaluation, beneficiary selection and due diligence, peer exchanges) in Europe (France, Belgium,Italy, Luxemburg, Monaco, Poland, Switzerland), Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore) and the US.

Edmund Shing - Chief Investment Officer - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Edmund has over 25 years of experience in financial markets in a wide variety of positions, ranging from proprietary trading to portfolio manager in a number of financial institutions in London and Paris.  Since 2015, he has held the role of Global Head of Equity and Derivative Strategy at BNP Paribas in London. Edmund will be responsible for piloting our investment strategy and will continue to rollout our recommendations and themes with actionable advice that brings our expertise to our clients and support to our client-facing teams.   

Thierry Trigo - Head of Fixed Income Advisory - BNP Paribas Wealth Management


Thierry Trigo is currently Head of Fixed Income Advisory for Domestic Markets at BNP Paribas Wealth Management. Prior to that, he was Head of Discretionary Portfolio Management for BNP Paribas Wealth Management in Brussels, and worked as an investment, fixed income and money markets fund manager for BNP Paribas Asset Management.

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