Frédéric Bach focuses on engagements with companies based in Japan, where he lived for seven years at the beginning of his career. He has 25-year experience as a trader, analyst, head of research and portfolio manager in equity and fixed income markets and also worked in Switzerland and the UAE. Before joining Hermes EOS, he was a contractor with AODP, an NGO raising awareness of climate change issues and their impact on the valuation of financial assets with investors such as pension funds and insurance companies. Frédéric holds an MSc in telecommunication engineering from ENSTBr in Brest, an MBA from ESSEC, near Paris, and the CFA Institute's Chartered Financial Analyst designation. In addition to his native French and fluency in Japanese, he can also work in German, Italian and Spanish and communicate in Portuguese and Arabic.