Who we are


Christophe is a graduate of Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm (Mathematics and IA)
and holds a degree as a Chartered Actuary.
His fields of interest and expertise include interpretable Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
Before Advestis, he had successfully held senior positions in Financial Sciences for 30 years.


We are a group of 13 AI and Machine Learning enthusiasts who are passionate about solving the difficult problems and challenges that our customers are confronted to.

Research is led by Christophe.

Nicolas serves as Senior AI Research Scientist, he holds a PhD in Signal and Image Processing.

Vincent is Lead Machine Learning Engineer, he holds a PhD in Interpretable Machine Learning.

Philippe is Lead Python Engineer, he holds a PhD in Particle Physics.

Noureddine is Lead Data Analyst, he holds a MSc in Financial Engineering.

Matteo is AI Research Scientist, he holds a PhD in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Advestis invests every year most of its operating expenses in R&D, and as such,

is licensed by the French Ministry of Research.

Advestis is a Rising Businesses member of the French-American Chamber of Commerce Texas (FACC).

Advestis interview "A French AI Scale-up Surfing On" available here.


Partnering with talented Professors and Doctoral students


  • Machine Learning in ENSGTI, École Nationale en Génie des Technologies Industrielles, Spécialité Energétique, Parcours Smart Building.

  • Statistics in ESILV, Leonard de Vinci Graduate School of Engineering.

  • Machine Learning applied to Financial Sciences (Master Data Science, ENSAE Paris).

  • Artificial Intelligence in Actuary Data Scientist training program provided by the French Institut des Actuaires (The team was the Sponsor of the 2020 class).


Our team has been involved in the review process for articles submitted to the ECML PKDD 2020

Machine Learning European Conference.


Advestis' research and development activities are supervised by a scientific advisory board.

This board is composed of several recognized professionals holding high-level academic or industrial positions:

Paul, Research Fellow in biostatistics, specializing in dimensionality reduction techniques.

George, tenure line Professor of bioinformatics and biostatistics at Georgetown University, USA.

Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.

Bernard, mathematician, former Chargé de Recherche at CNRS, specialist in neural networks.

Romuald, Research Scientist at DeepMind.

Voltaire, a multi-boutique asset management specialist, acquired in 2018 a direct equity majority ownership into Advestis.