Philippe Ithurbide, Amundi

Philippe Ithurbide Philippe Ithurbide joined Amundi Asset Management as global head of Research, Analysis and Strategy in July 2010. Since 2006, Philippe Ithurbide has worked at “Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec” (Montréal). A member of the Executive Committee and of the asset allocation committee, he was Executive Vice President in charge of fixed income, currency and credit, and of multi-asset class overlay strategy. He previously worked for Société Générale Corporate and Investment Bank as Head of Research in foreign exchange, fixed income and commodities. Member of the board of SG’s pension fund, he was in charge of asset allocation. Philippe Ithurbide holds a PhD in International Economics and Finance from the University of Bordeaux. He is, amongst other activities, member of the Scientific Council of “AMF” (Autorité des Marchés Financiers), the French regulator, member of the board of “OEE”, (L’Obervatoire de l’Epargne Européenne), an institution monitoring the European Savings, and in charge of the Asset Management working group at Finance Innovation, (Paris-Europlace).



Redefining the Asset Management operating model: a roundtable discussion with the CEOs of leading European Asset Management Associations

The global Asset Management is facing a number of key challenges including increasing fee and margin compression, an ever increasing winner-take-all phenomenon, accompanied by digital innovation. Delivering innovative products to respond to macroeconomic factors, demographic changes, growing focus on the environmental and sustainability agenda:

How should the sector respond to these challenges?



A European regulatory outlook

An interview with ESMA & EFAMA


Minding the gap - Diversity in Asset Management

The case for diversity is clear. Efforts are underway to improve representation in the Asset Management industry.

What does that mean for the organisation and for the performance of the business? Does gender diversity also bring benefits to end investors?


Entering the millenial era- the changing face of European Asset Management

Global cross-border Asset Managers discuss 30 years in the making to today’s AM world, the ”next generation of Asset Management”  and the evolving operating models.


Dispelling the Myths of Securities Lending for UCITS Funds

Securities Lending (“SecLending”) is a big business . Leading Asset Servicers have been providing this service to the fund industry for many years, yet it still remains an unspoken topic. So, where do UCITS funds sit in this industry?

A roundtable discussion with the full spectrum of the securities lending value chain, focusing on UCITS structures and their participation in securities lending programmes