Who we are
Christophe is a graduate from Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm (mathematics and AI). He has successfully held senior positions in quantitative finance since 1986 in major banks (Lazard, CPR, BNP Paribas, Société Générale) before founding Advestis in 2011. His fields of interest include quantitative finance, asset allocation models and machine learning. Christophe has also been involved since 2009 in machine learning applied to life sciences.
The whole team of 11 professionals is a well-rounded group of specialists in financial markets, machine learning, mathematics and computer science.
Research is led by Christophe.
Nicolas is Lead AI Research Scientist, PhD in Signal and Image Processing.
Vincent is Chief Algorithm and Data Officer, PhD student in Machine Learning.
Portfolio construction is handled by Noureddine, Senior Data Scientist at Advestis since 2014.
Advestis invests every year a very significant portion of its operating expenses in R&D, and benefits from the agreement of the French Ministry of Research.
Advestis' research and development are supervised by a scientific advisory board.
This board is composed of several recognized professionals working in high-level academic or industrial positions :
Olivier, professor in probability and
statistics at Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
Romuald, professor in machine learning and mathematical finance at Université Paris-Est.
Bernard, mathematician, specialist in neural networks and consultant for financial institutions.
Paul, international consultant in bio-statistics, specialising in dimensionality reduction techniques.