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.


Maxime Deschars

Head of Trading

Maxime has 17 years of experience at Louis Capital, Trading European Equities.

Maxime graduated from La Sorbonne Paris with a Master in Economics and Finance.


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.


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.


Aurélien Favre

Investment Analyst

Aurélien worked previously in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs, focusing on German and UK corporates.

Aurélien graduated in Mathematics and Statistics from Imperial College London, and holds a Masters degree from LSE, focusing on financial mathematics and data science.


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


Owen Daniel

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to being the COO of Brainbridge Capital Partners, Owen was the COO and CFO at Bourne Park Capital where he was in charge of Finance, Operations, Compliance and Risk.

He started his career in Fund Accounting roles at Marshall Wace LLP and then at Theorema Asset Management LTD.

Owen graduate from Warwick University in 2003 with a BA in Business and Law


SoJung Eckes

Head of Operations

SoJung worked 7 years at BlueCrest / Systematica and Bridgepoint in commercial roles and fund accounting. Prior to that, she was at KPMG as a tax advisor.

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