Julien is a Senior Partner and CIO Europe for Forepont Capital Partners, a life science and biotech VC fund. Julien brings 15 years of experience in the financial market, from investments in early-stage tech-driven asset management companies to heading the alternative investment unit for one of the largest French insurance companies (AG2R La Mondiale). He has worked in France, Switzerland and on both coasts of the US, giving him a deep understanding of the cultural differences and how to bridge them. Julien has an MBA from both London and Columbia Business Schools, as well as an MSc in Finance (USA) and an engineering degree in Statistics (France). Julien is a photography and sports fanatic, having played at the NCAA All American Tennis Championship, and now playing golf courses across the world.