François Bonnin is the CEO and Founding Partner of John Locke Investments SA. 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, specialising 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.
Marc Botter is a specialist in high frequency futures trading and has 20 years experience in finance. He started his career in 1987 as a risk manager for the MATIF before joining C.P.R. (Crédit Agricole group) in 1992 as the Head of Government Bonds and Fixed-income Arbitrage. In 1999 he was appointed Deputy Head of the Government Bonds and Prop-trading department of CDC-IXIS. He then founded QuantAM in 2002, a French regulated alternative investment firm, and successfully managed a systematic high frequency CTA program. Mr. Botter joined John Locke Investments as partner and Fund manager in 2006. In 1986 Mr. Botter graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris and earned an MS in Physics.