Nicolas Vanhoutteghem

President, Forteus

Nicolas brings over twenty years of professional experience in a career spanning both investment management and consulting industries. Nicolas was previously a founding partner of Argentière Capital, a volatility-focused multi-strategy hedge fund where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager focusing on volatility strategies across equities and FX. He was a member of the firm’s Risk Management Committee and was instrumental in building many of the tools and processes employed by the firm across investment and risk management functions.

Prior to launching Argentière, Nicolas was a Portfolio Manager in JPMorgan Chase’s Equity Proprietary Trading Group in London. He previously spent nine years at Bain & Company, where he was a Manager running consulting projects in the areas of corporate strategy, M&A, private equity and operational improvements for clients in Europe, US and Japan.

Nicolas obtained his BA / MA in Mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique of Lausanne in Switzerland.