BNP Paribas Investment Partners Canada
Wouter Weijand, CFA | BNP Paribas Investment Partners
Wouter initiated the High Income Equity Fund in Europe late 2002
and was the architect of this new equity investment style within
BNP Paribas Investment Partners Canada (formerly Fortis
Investments). Wouter acts as Global Head, leading the teams in
Chicago, Hong Kong and Amsterdam.
He started his career at the Pierson Economic Bureau in 1983
after a year at the Ministry of Finance in 1982. In 1984, he became
portfolio manager at Pierson Capital Management and was mainly
responsible for global fixed income portfolio management. In 1990,
he joined ABN AMRO Asset Management as portfolio manager of the
balanced portfolios where he managed fixed income, equity and
property for both institutional and private clients. He then became
Global Head of Property, a position which he served until 2004.
Wouter has over 25 years of investment experience over a broad
range of products and is Senior Vice President. He holds a Master
Degree in Economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.