Naïm Abou-Jaoudé is CEO at Candriam Investors Group and chair at New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) International. He has more than 25 years of experience in investment management. Previously at Candriam, Mr. Abou-Jaoudé served as a member on the executive committee, responsible for alternative investments. He also previously served as vice chair at NYLIM International. Mr. Abou-Jaoudé was a member of the management board and responsible for the investment management and derivatives department at UBS Asset Management France and Alfi Gestion. He started his career as a partner at Transoptions Finance, a subsidiary of Crédit Agricole. Mr. Abou-Jaoudé is a graduate of Institut d’études politiques and holds a master’s degree in economics and finance from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas.