Maxime Smekens, EM Research Analyst
Maxime joined BLI – Banque de Luxembourg Investments in March 2019 as an Emerging Markets Bond analyst fresh from his business engineering degree at UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) in Belgium.
Maxime is very familiar with the emerging markets as he spent part of his life in Asia and Eastern Europe. During his studies, Maxime developed an interest in global macroeconomic impacts on the markets as well as quantitative financial analysis. His first foray into asset management was at Belfius where he developed a fund-screening platform in line with ESG (environmental, social and governmental) criteria.