Stéphane Blanchoz is BNP Paribas Asset Management CIO for Alternative Debt Management. He joined BNP Paribas’ asset management arm in 2004 after four years as an auditor for BNP Paribas “Inspection Générale”. Previously, Stéphane worked as a Risk Manager in Tokyo for BNP (1997-1999) and for Pechiney (1996). He started his career in 1994 in Sydney with Pechiney within the Finance Department for Treasury activities (FX, Money Market, Commodity & ECP issuances). He holds a Master Degree in Finance from Lyon II University and is also a lecturer in several vocational training and personal development courses (AFG, SFAF, Lyon II University).