Geoffroy Goenen has been head of fundamental equity management at Candriam since 2012. He began his career in 1997 as a trainee in financial analysis, structured products and trading at Dexia Bank (now Candriam). Two years later he took on a role as a European equity fund manager and became head of thematic European equity management in 2011. Geoffroy has master’s degrees in law from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and in international law from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.
The fund invests primarily in Belgian stocks listed on the Brussels stock exchange. The fund may use derivatives both for investment for hedging purposes (to protect themselves against adverse financial events in the future).