Pascal Christory

Global Head of AXA IM PRIvate Markets Enabler (“AXA IM Prime”)

About Pascal

Based in Paris, Pascal has been Global Head of AXA IM PRIvate Markets Enabler (“AXA IM Prime”) since 1 July 2022 and a member of the AXA IM Management Board.

In addition, within AXA Group, Pascal co-chairs the “Role in Society Steering Committee” where his mandate is to accelerate AXA’s ability to leverage its business model to respond to pressing societal issues, with a strong focus on climate-related aspects. Pascal’s responsibilities are twofold: (i) to develop and execute an effective and timely decarbonisation plan for AXA’s portfolio in line with the Paris Agreement and (ii) to imbed sustainability investment strategy in the group’s DNA.. Pascal is the ambassador of NZAOA vis a vis the group’s stakeholder.

Previously, Pascal was AXA Group Chief Investment Officer from the end of 2018, and prior to that, he was AXA France Chief Investment Officer from the end of 2012. 

In 2010, he led AXA IM worldwide Asset Allocation teams, Derivatives and Quantitative management teams in Multi Asset Client Solutions Group.

In 2008 Pascal was Global Head of Solution Engineering, Structuring and Development, including client relationship management and financial solution advisory for all AXA Insurance Companies across the globe.

Pascal joined AXA Investment Managers in 2001 as a Structured Portfolio Manager and became Head of Structured and Index management department 2 years after.

He started his career at Credit Agricole CIB developing interest rate options pricing tools and subsequently at Cardif Asset Management, BNP Paribas’s insurance subsidiary.

He graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Paris (1998) and from Paris-Dauphine University and ENSAE.

Press release

AXA IM aims to create a new business unit to further develop its offering in private markets.

AXA IM PrIvate Markets Enabler (“AXA IM Prime”) business unit would host the Private Markets Fund of Fund business that the AXA Group Investment teams have built since 2013 together with AXA IM Alts.

Read the press release