Koen Van de MaelePresident
Koen Van de Maele is Chief Investment Solutions Officer and a member of Candriam’s Executive and Group Strategic Committee since 2017. In this role, he determines Candriam’s product strategy and develops tailor-made investment solutions for institutional investors and wealth managers.
Koen Van de Maele, a Master of Science in Engineering graduate (Burgerlijk Ingenieur, 2000), also has a Master in Industrial Management (2001) – both degrees obtained from the University of Leuven (Belgium). He began his career as quantitative fixed income analyst at Dexia Asset Management in 2001. In 2009, he was appointed Global Head of Fixed Income in charge of the investment strategy across all bond portfolios. Afterwards, he became Global Head of Investment Engineering and Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Candriam.
Koen has been a CFA Charterholder since 2005 and is a member of the board of directors of various Belgian and Luxembourg investment funds. He also occasionally gives lectures at Vlerick Business School in Brussels. Since June 2023, Koen is president of BEAMA, the Belgian Asset Manager Association.
“Belgian Asset Managers Association” is a non-profit association. The aim of “BEAMA VZW” is to represent the ‘AM’ profession, to develop the ‘AM’ activities in Belgium and to improve the image of this association and its members, ‘AM’ covers the promotion, mgmt, distribution & admin. processing of collective investment instruments as well as the institutional mgmt, the mgmt on behalf of private customers & investment advice