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Louis Villa

Founder & Chief Investment Officer

Louis founded Ananda Asset Management in October 2018. He is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager.


Araceli Strassburger

Founder & Head of Research

Araceli is co-founder of Ananda Asset Management and Head of Research.


Samson Jayes

Investment Analyst

Prior to joining Ananda, Samson was an Associate with Evercore in London, working in the Investment Banking practice where he advised on Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital raisings across Europe.

Samson holds an MA degree in English Literature from Trinity College, Cambridge and studied as a Normalien litteraire at the ENS in Paris.


Dorothée Boissonnas

Investor Relations

Dorothée has 7 years of experience in CRM and Marketing at Ralph Lauren, and started her career as an Analyst in the Investment Banking division of Morgan Stanley.

Dorothée holds a BA in Business Administration from Dauphine University in Paris, and a Masters degree from ESCP


Alex Richardson

Investment Analyst

Alex worked previously at Sloane Robinson and Portland House Group. He has over 15 years of research experience.


Alex graduated in Accounting and Finance from University of Manchester in 2001.


SoJung Eckes

Chief Operating Officer

SoJung joined Ananda in 2019 as Head of Operations. She started her career at KPMG where she qualified as a tax accountant. She then worked as a fund accountant at BlueCrest and moved onto more commercial roles at Systematica and Bridgepoint.


SoJung graduated from Warwick University in 2008 with a BSc in Business Management.


Olivier Picq

Chief Technology Officer

Olivier worked previously as head of IT development at Louis Capital, where he spent 14 years.

Olivier graduated with a specialisation in Computer Science from CPE Lyon engineering school in 2006.

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