Nicolas joined Architas in January 2015 to lead the Client Group. He is in charge of developing and promoting investment solutions to AXA entities and Institutional Clients globally and managing the relationships with major asset management groups working with AXA. Nicolas is in charge of the Client Group which incorporates the following teams across London, Paris and Brussels: Product, Proposition, Relationship Managers, Global Distribution Marketing, Innovation and Digital.
Nicolas started his career as an M&A analyst with Lazard in Paris in 1999. He joined AXA Group in 2001 as a project manager in the corporate finance team, and participated in various acquisition processes. Nicolas then joined AXA Investment Managers in 2005, and helped building the Product Specialist Unit. In this role, he promoted structured products to global institutional investors. He was subsequently appointed a sales manager in the French Financial Institutions group within AXA Investment Managers in 2007, and promoted to Head of French Retail Distribution in 2009. Nicolas joined AXA France as Head of Life Products Sales & Marketing in 2010 before then joining Architas. Nicolas is a graduate from Essec Business School in Paris and has an MBA in Finance.