Executive Board

Gordon Bajnai

Gordon Bajnai is member of the Executive Board and the President of InCircle.

Gordon Bajnai is Chairman of the Global Advisory Board of Campbell Lutyens, the leading global private equity and infrastructure funds advisor.
Since mid-2017, he has also been serving as a member of the Investment Committee of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the institution behind the 500bn Euro “Juncker Plan for Europe”.
Until early 2017 Gordon Bajnai was Group Chief Operating Officer of Meridiam Infrastructure, the leading global investor and long-term asset manager of greenfield public infrastructure projects.
Between 2009 and 2010, Gordon Bajnai served as Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary, leading the crisis management government without party affiliation. Prior to this, in 2006 he was appointed Government Commissioner in charge of the National Development Plan; then Minister of Local Government and later Minister of Economy and National Development.
Between 2000 and 2006, he was CEO of the Wallis Group, a leading Hungarian diversified investment company in Real Estate, Construction, Energy, Telecoms, IT, Media, Manufacturing and Retail. Between 1995 and 2000 he was Managing Director and Deputy CEO of Creditanstalt Investment Bank Hungary, the leading investment bank in Hungary and the region. During his 16 years of private sector career before joining the government, he was member of the boards/supervisory boards of the following companies: Budapest Airport (Chairman); Zwack Unicum Plc; Danubius Radio (Daily Mail), Graboplast and Rába Plc; and in 1997-1999 he was a member of the Equinox Private Equity Fund’s Investment Committee, in cooperation with Advent International. He graduated at the Budapest University of Economics in 1991 and received training at EBRD in project finance in 1993.
Gordon Bajnai is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) as well as a board member of the “New Pact for Europe” project in Brussels and an advisor to the Atlantic Council’s Eurogrowth Initiative. He is also a former adjunct professor at Columbia University SIPA, a visiting fellow at John Hopkins University (SAIS) and a senior advisor to the Center for Strategic International Studies (in Washington DC).

Anne-Valère Amo

Anne-Valère Amo is member of the Executive Board of InCircle. Since 2016 she has been building and analysing InCircle Consensus macro- and micro-economic forecasts. In addition to that, she is responsible for identifying and managing panels on disruptive investment themes.

Anne-Valère Amo is Head of ETF Selection at Trackinsight, responsible for expanding Trackinsight’s tailor-made institutional client offering related to ETF selection – including advisory, independent ETF due diligence and model portfolio solutions.

Prior to joining Trackinsight, Anne-Valère Amo spent more than two decades in the financial sector. She worked at Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd where she headed Quantitative Research, Investment Risk Management as well as ETF Selection and Advisory. Before that, she held roles as Senior Quantitative Analyst at Union Bancaire Privée SA and as Senior Statistician at MSCI Inc where she contributed to the creation of the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

Anne-Valère Amo holds a Ph.D. in fractal analysis applied to Finance from the University of Geneva where she worked as a Teaching Assistant in Mathematics and Statistics.

Grégoire Haenni

Grégoire Haenni is member of the Executive Board and the founder of InCircle. From 30 members initially in 2010, the InCircle network is today composed of 120 asset owners totalling USD 1’000 bn together, meeting on a yearly basis to debate on geopolitical forces, asset allocation, ESG challenges and disruptive themes.

Grégoire Haenni is the Chief Investment Officer of the Caisse de Prévoyance de l’État de Genève (CPEG) he joined in June 2014. He is responsible for the pension fund’s asset allocation efforts for all multi-asset classes. Prior to that, he was the CIO of the pension fund of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

During his almost 5-year time at CERN, he put in place an investment framework today acknowledged as the CERN Investment Model. Before that, Grégoire Haenni headed the Research and Investment Department of Bank of China (Suisse) Fund Management SA. He also founded Bedrock Alternative Asset Management SA, a subsidiary of Bedrock Group where he led the research and portfolio management activities. From 2001 to 2007, Grégoire was a senior qualitative and quantitative analyst at Pictet & Cie’s Alternative Investment Department. He also managed the Asian multi-strategy fund of hedge funds, as well as tailor-made portfolios dedicated to HNW Clients. He started his career in 1997 as a financial analyst and portfolio manager at Merchiston Management SA.

Grégoire holds a PhD in Mathematical Statistics of the Econometrics Department of the University of Geneva where he specialized in multi-dimensional statistics giving lectures to BSc. and MSc. students.