Nicolas Magnac-Dajean, CAIA, CFA, Chapter Executive

Senior Product Specialist at Nordea Asset Management

CAIA Member since 2014

Nicolas is a senior product specialist at Nordea Asset Management (NAM), the asset management unit of Nordea Group, the leading bank in Northern Europe. He works on Nordea recognized Multi Asset Team's investment solutions based on both traditional and alternative risk premia, representing around EUR 100B of AUM. He also works on portfolio optimizations for institutional clients, in addition to both qualitative and quantitative analysis. Before joining NAM, Nicolas spent over a decade at French financial group Opportunité, where among others he was the fund manager of the Idle Investor Fund, a smart beta fund solely invested in ETFs and a senior analyst focused on alternative and cross assets strategies for internal allocations. He also performed an internship at Société Générale bank in management control. Nicolas holds a master’s degree in Financial Planning delivered by ISC Paris Business School. He is a CFA® charterholder, a CAIA® charterholder and a Chapter Executive at CAIA France Society.