Stephane is a Principal of Alphinity Investment Management. His focus is on the Energy, Materials and Utilities sectors, as well as portfolio management oversight.
Stephane was previously a Vice President and Research Analyst for AllianceBernstein’s Australian Equities Fund covering the same sectors from 2005 to 2010. Stephane’s prior background was primarily in management consulting, having worked with McKinsey & Company from 1997 to 2002 in South Africa and Australia, leaving the firm as an Associate Principal. Prior to this, Stephane held relationship management roles within JP Morgan (Belgium) and Standard Corporate & Merchant Bank (South Africa). Stephane was also employed by SABMiller as Commercial Director Asia Pacific, ultimately responsible for launching and building a premium non-alcoholic beverage portfolio across the region.
Stephane holds a Commercial Engineering degree (with high honours) from the top-rated Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. Stephane is fluent in French as well as German.