Yves Choueifaty


President and CIO

Yves Choueifaty – President and CIO of TOBAM Yves Choueifaty founded TOBAM and the Maximum Diversification® approach in 2005. Yves was previously CEO of Credit Lyonnais Asset Management (“CLAM”, AUM €70B), after spending over 10 years with CLAM in diverse senior roles (CIO, Head of Financial Engineering and Quantitative Investment Management). Mr Choueifaty is also a committed entrepreneur on human rights and climate change challenges. He has been a member of the Paris Committee of the NGO Human Rights Watch since 2019 and president of the advisory board of WeNow, a “climate neutral” champion endorsed by the United Nations. He is also a board member of the Saint-Joseph University Foundation in Lebanon, and a board member of the RDCL (Association of Lebanese businessmen and women united by a common vision for the Lebanese economy) Awarded multiple times over the years, Yves Choueifaty has notably been recognized as “Chief Investment Officer of the Year” in 2015 (Funds Europe) and “Asset Management Leader of the Year” in France in 2016 (AGEFI). As one of the pioneers of the smart beta movement, Yves Choueifaty is a frequent speaker at conferences and is a member of The 300 Club (19 members throughout the world), whose mission is to raise awareness about the potential impact of current market thinking and behaviors. Mr Choueifaty graduated from ENSAE and is a mathematician by training.