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The team

The team

Cyril Julliard – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

In 1998, Cyril co-founded ERAAM, one of the first asset management companies in France to receive a license for fund-of-funds alternative asset management. He started his career in 1985 with BZW Puget-Mahé, first as a specialist bond arbitrage fund manager, with $700 million under management, before being appointed to the Board, with direct responsibility over securities brokerage and asset management (1991-1996). In 1996, he moved to Finacor-Vendôme, a leading French securities brokerage firm, where he was managing director until 1998.

Olivier Kintgen – Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Olivier joined ERAAM in 2001 as Partner and CIO. Previously, he worked at Bank of America as head of fixed income trading in Paris, then as treasurer of the Warsaw subsidiary and head of fixed income trading for Central Europe, based in London. In 1999, he created Insight Finance, a company specialised in statistical analysis and statistical arbitrage models. In 2001, he became the manager of a futures fund based on models developed by Insight and managed by Crédit Agricole Indosuez Luxembourg. Olivier is French and holds an MBA in finance from ESSEC business school.

Cyril Lureau, Partner, Head of Risk Premia strategies

Cyril joined ERAAM in 2015. He has 22 years’ experience in investment management, of which seven years in research and management of risk premia strategies. Most recently, Cyril was CEO of Advenis/Avenir Finance, a listed asset manager. Prior to that, he was a trader in interest rate derivatives at SocGen. Cyril is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique.


Emmanuel Michaux, Senior Quantitative Analyst
Emmanuel joined ERAAM* in 2016 as a Senior Quantitative Analyst in charge of designing and testing Risk Premia driven quantitative investment strategies. Emmanuel has more than 10 years of applied and fundamental research experience in the Asset Management industry. He started his career as an applied researcher at the French Treasury, then joined HSBC Global Asset Management as a Quantitative Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Before joining ERAAM, Emmanuel was a Senior Quantitative Analyst at TOBAM a Smart-Beta asset manager which pioneered the Most Diversified Portfolio approach. His most recent works cover Style and Smart-Beta investing, Asset Allocation, Portfolio construction and Financial econometrics. He holds a Master's degree in Statistics and Economics from the engineering school ENSAE (France) and a Master's degree in Econometrics (France).
* within NEW SKY research team


David Azoulay, Quantitative Analyst Junior
David joined ERAAM* in 2016 as a Quantitative Analyst Junior. In 2015, he got a financial mathematics degree at Paris Dauphine University. The next year, he majored in Data Science field at ENSAE ParisTech and joined BNP Paribas for his final year internship as a Data Scientist assistant.
* within NEW SKY research team

Julien Reynier - Head of IT and Risk

Julien joined ERAAM in 2017. He has conducted fundamental and applied research since 2001. After several years woking on the mathematics of internet telecommunication protocols, he joined the London front office branch of Credit Suisse in 2007 before moving to Iceberg fund in Paris. From 2010 to 2017, he worked in TOBAM research team and was involved in the design and control of quantitative models.

Julien is a graduate of École Normale Supérieure de Paris and holds a PhD in computer science of the French École Polytechnique.

Vincent Delarue – Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Vincent joined ERAAM in 2003 as COO and also oversees Operational Due Diligence. Before that, he spent five years at BNP Paribas Paris in fixed income risk control and government bond trading risk. Vincent is French and holds a business degree from Ecole Supérieure de Rouen.

Lilia Gallina – Middle Office & Operational Due Diligence Analyst

Lilia joined ERAAM’s Middle Office operations and Treasury Management team in 2006. Previously, she held positions at Pernod Ricard Holding in the treasury management team, BNP Paribas in the loan department and Carrefour in the financial department (2003-2005). Lilia is French and holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Paris Sorbonne University and ESLSCA Paris.


Nicolas Patassi – Middle Office

Nicolas joined ERAAM’s Middle Office team in 2017. Previously, he held positions as Administrator of Asset Management companies and funds then in the several Luxembourg based companies, added to a position as Manager assistant / Analyst in Mirabaud Asset Management Paris. Nicolas is French and holds a Master’s degree in Asset Management from Paris Panthéon-Assas University.

Peter Saunders - Executive Director - Sales and Marketing

Peter joined ERAAM in October 2016 as Executive Director, Head of Sales for Switzerland, Monaco and Benelux promoting Risk Premia strategy. From 2014 to summer 2016 Peter worked for Pergam Finance as Head  of Sales & Marketing Europe for the launch of their new  fund (Pergam Rising Dividend) . In 2007, he joined and became a Partner of the new team of ETF Securities based in London. He was responsible for the development and commercial strategy of Exchange Traded Commodities (ETCs) covering Switzerland, France, Benelux and Monaco. He previously worked in Paris, Luxembourg, Brussels and Amsterdam in Institutional Sales and Marketing with Collins Stewart, Tradition, Viel and Indosuez Carr marketing equities, floating-rate notes and futures.
He studied agronomy in Brussels.                                                                             
Jerome Sack - Executive Director - Sales and Marketing

Jerome joined ERAAM in 2016. He started his carrier for the industrial group Schneider in the US in 1990 before joining Merrill Lynch in 1993 in New-York. He has been a director in the capital markets division of the bank for over 20 years. In 2013, he created his own advisory boutique. He is a graduate in finance, business law and management from IEA in Paris.