Sven Helsen is a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Multi-Strategy Unconstrained team at BNP Paribas Asset Management. He is also a member of the Rates Committee, where he has responsibility for generating alpha ideas within the rates markets, with a focus on derivative strategies, for implementation across applicable portfolios. Sven joined FFTW, a predecessor of BNP Paribas Asset Management, in 2015 and is based in London. Prior to joining us, Sven was a Senior Counterparty Risk Trader in the Global Markets division of BNP Paribas in London and held various entrepreneurial trading positions in the Interest Rate group at BNP Paribas Securities Corp in NY from 1998 to 2010. Sven has 20 years of investment experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and an MBA from the University of Leuven, as well as an MSc in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.