Paul de Quant

Paul de Quant
Paul De Quant

Independent Director
The Directors' Office

19, rue de Bitbourg
L-1273 Luxembourg

Phone : (+352) 26 00 21 456
Fax : (+352) 26 00 21 499

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Paul de Quant is a Partner of  The Directors’ Office, the leading practice of Independent Directors in Luxembourg.

Paul is a Senior investment professional with over 27 years of experience in the financial sector and with extensive background in asset management covering long-only and alternative assets and fund governance.

Paul de Quant has worked for companies such as Chase Manhattan Bank, Taiheiyo Securities (Yamaichi Group), and ANZ Merchant Bank, before successfully establishing a number of businesses. Paul was the co-founder and Managing Director of Amsterdam-based Amstel Group, a stockbroker focusing on Japanese and other Asian equities. He was also the co-founder and Managing Director of New Asia Asset Management Ltd., Alpha Investment Management S.A.M. (part of Deutsche Bank from 2006), and Astraeus Capital Management. Paul has worked in Geneva, Monaco, Hong Kong, the Netherlands and London.

Paul is an independent director of Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Cayman Island and Jersey based investment companies. He also has specific expertise in dealing with hedge funds, illiquid assets and acts as fund liquidator for a number of Fund of Hedge Funds.

Languages

English, French, German, Dutch and basic Russian

Education and studies

Credit Training

1985 - Chase Manhattan Bank, London

Degree in History and International Relations

1981 to 1982 - IUHEI, Geneva

Doctorate Degree in Civil and International Law

1975 to 1981 - Free University of Amsterdam

Professional activities

The Directors' Office
2012 to date
Independent Director and Liquidator
2009 to date
Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director
2009 to date - Astraeus Capital Management S.A.
Co-Founder and Managing Director
1998 to 2009 - Alpha Investment Management, MC
Co-Founder and Chairman
1995 to 1998 - New Asia Asset Management Ltd, HK
Co- Founder and Managing Director
1990 to 1995 - Amstel Group, A'dam/Hong Kong
Head of Sales and Trading for Japanese equities
1987 to 1988 - ANZ Merchant Bank, London
Sales and Trading of Japanese equities and equity related products
1985 to 1987 - Taiheiyo Securities, London
Intensive training in credit analysis and financial products
1985 to 1986 - Chase Manhattan Bank
Management of a political desk covering German speaking countries
1984 to 1985 - Ministry for Foreign Affairs