Katia Coudray, CEO of Asteria Investment Managers: Leading from the Front, Keeping Focus on Specific Goals

Asteria Investment Managers chief executive Katia Coudray is a leader who has proven her mettle many times over.

Katia Coudray - CEO of Asteria Investment Managers

CEO of Asteria Investment Managers: Katia Coudray

She has more than 20 years of experience in investment functions and executive roles. Coudray created and co-founded Asteria Investment Managers, which is part of the REYL Group, in 2019.

Since then, she has been managing the asset management company with a dedication to impact investing.

Asteria focuses on accelerating the transition to a sustainable global socio-economic system. Putting people and their ecosystem at heart, the firm creates investment solutions aimed squarely at financial return and positive impact.

Its overriding goal is to put the most capital possible to work.

Katia Coudray has a career history of executive level posts, and an impressive list of qualifications. She was previously CEO of SYZ AM, the asset management entity of the SYZ Group, and a member of the group’s management committee.

Before joining SYZ in 2011, Coudray was director of the innovation and multi-management platform of Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) for 10 years. During her time there, she was in charge of developing a comprehensive investment offering in emerging markets in Russia, Mena, Asia, and Latin America.

Coudray is convinced of the need to adapt modern finance to the evolution of society by making capital converge on sustainable and promising investments. Impact finance must be democratised, she believes, by giving access to all types of investors through private and liquid investment solutions. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics, and is Certified Financial Analyst CIIA, CFPI. Katia Coudray also holds an ACAD board member certification in administration, and completed an advanced management programme at IMD Lausanne.

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