Jan is Head of Emerging Markets Equity Management for Candriam Investors Group and Portfolio Manager of the MainStay Candriam Emerging Market Equity Fund. As head of the team of six investment professionals, Jan overseas the business activities of the team, serves as chairman of the investment committees and monitors the investment strategy implementation and risk profile of the investment products.
Jan joined the firm, formerly Bank BACOB, in 1984 as a local branch manager, before moving in 1987 to the regional office as Head of Financial Markets Retail Operations. He became Fund Manager in 1988, Senior Fund Manager in 1990, and Head of the Emerging Markets Equity Management in 2003. He has worked in the financial services industry specializing in emerging markets since 1994.
Jan earned a M.S. in Bioscience Engineering from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
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