Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi-Asset/Target Allocation team
Sven Helsen has been a Senior Portfolio Manager in the Multi-Asset/Target Allocation team since December 2019. He joined FFTW, a predecessor of BNP Paribas Asset Management, in 2015 as a Senior Portfolio Manager and member of the Rates Committee with a mandate for generating alpha ideas within the rates markets, with a specific focus on derivatives strategies.
Prior to joining us, Sven was a Senior Counterparty Risk Trader in the Global Markets division of BNP Paribas in London. From 1998 to 2010, he successfully set up and ran the US Inflation and Balance-Guaranteed Swap trading desks at BNP Paribas Securities Corp. in New York. Sven has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and an MBA from the University of Leuven, Belgium, as well as an MSc in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University (US).