Nicolas Forest

Nicolas Forest

Chief Investment Officer, Member of the Group Strategic and Executive Committees

Nicolas Forest oversees the company’s global investment platform. He has served as the Global Head of Fixed Income at Candriam since 2013 and joined its Executive Committee in 2016. Nicolas Forest started his career as Assistant Structured Products Manager at CDC-Ixis in 2003, before joining Candriam in 2004 as Money Market Fund Manager. In 2008, he was appointed Head of Rates Strategy.   

Nicolas holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, both from the Sorbonne University in Paris. He is a lecturer in fixed income at the University of Paris Dauphine. 

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Nicolas Forest, Equities, Fixed Income, Macro, Asset Allocation

Which way will Turkey turn?

With the upcoming 2023 Turkish presidential election, scheduled to take place on 14 May, we are sharing our views and sentiments on the possible outcomes and their consequences.
Nicolas Forest, Opinions

ESG, antidote to populism?

Last week, sitting comfortably on my sofa, I turned on the TV and stumbled upon the testimony of the Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani. I felt quite helpless in front of so much suffering and injustice.
Nicolas Forest, Outlook 2023

The "Ball" of the Central Banks: no false steps thus far

As 2022 draws to a close, we ponder the lessons from this year of rate increases. While the Fed may have accomplished its mission, Eurozone inflation remains high and the ECB has limited room for manoeuvre. Its footwork must be precise in the face of major risks, in particular a misstep which could destabilise the financial system.

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