Julien Barral

Julien Barral

Senior Director, Private Markets

Julien is a Senior Director within the Private Markets team, specialising in Private Equity and Real Estate. Prior to returning to bfinance in November 2020, Julien was Managing Director of GS Invest, a real assets investment boutique based in London. In this role he was responsible for strategic planning, evaluation and implementation of business opportunities. Julien also managed and coordinated day-to-day activities and was responsible for the long term business strategy implementation.

Prior to joining GS Invest, he spent 11 years with bfinance. Julien focused on equity asset allocation, investment manager reviews, investment manager selection and Smart Beta engagements. He has co-authored a number of articles on Smart Beta. Julien was also heading the team of analysts in charge of supporting research. He has previous experience at Fortis Banque Monaco. Julien has a first class BSc in Applied Mathematics from the Sophia Antipolis - Nice University, France and a Masters in Finance specialising in Risk and Asset Management from Edhec Business School, Lille-Nice, France.


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