Mr. Bonnin is the CEO and Founding Partner of John Locke Investments SA, a company which was set up near Paris, France in 2001. JLI investment programs are based on the systematic application of computerized trading strategies, with a particular focus on the dynamic management of risk. The strategies are purely quantitative in nature and are based on in-depth analysis of market price movements. Since the beginning of his investment management career, Mr. Bonnin has always held the belief that sustainable returns are only achievable through a commitment to disciplined and rigorous quantitative research. This belief permeates all aspects of the research effort within the firm and is also ingrained in the corporate culture of John Locke Investments.
Prior to creating John Locke Investments, Mr. Bonnin was in charge of Research and Alternative Investments at ING France from September 1998 to June 2001. Between March 1992 and September 1998, Mr. Bonnin was Managing Director and Founding Partner of CAP STARDEX SA, a French AMF regulated asset management company specializing in alternative systematic strategies. From September 1989 to March 1992, Mr. Bonnin was a director of the convertible bonds trading desk at RAFE SA. Mr. Bonnin graduated from the Institut Superieur de Gestion in 1986.