ADS Securities appoints Dr Ryan Lemand as Head of Managed Solutions and Business Development

Abu Dhabi based investment expert ADS Securities today announced the appointment of Dr Ryan Lemand as Head of Managed Solutions and Business Development, in the Asset Management team.

Prior to joining ADS Securities, Dr Lemand served as Senior Advisor and Head of Risk Management at the Emirates Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA). He has also held roles as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Fortis Investments in London and Paris, as well as teaching financial econometrics courses at the Paris II-Assas University and Paris IX-Dauphine University.

Dr Lemand holds a PhD (summa cum laude) in Financial Econometrics from the École Normale Supérieure, France. He is the author of two books on financial contagion, as well as a series of research articles on financial correlation.

ads_securitiesCommenting on the appointment, Matteo Legler ADS Securities’ Chief Operating Officer, Head of Global Markets, Wealth Management and Asset Management, said:

“Our focus is on developing innovative asset management solutions and structuring new products to deliver high quality asset management services. To do this we need to have the right people who can take our strategy to a new level. Dr Lemand will make a significant contribution to the team, taking forward our academic and professional knowledge, and allowing us to offer market leading structuring and solutions for our clients.”

Commenting on his appointment, Dr Lemand said:

“Abu Dhabi has developed a global reputation for financial services. Access to liquidity, market focused regulation and great investment opportunities are attracting clients from all the main markets. Our focus will be on structuring new products, risk management and delivering competitive returns. I am very pleased to be joining this dynamic and forward thinking team.”

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