Ostrum AM, an affiliate of Natixis Natixis IM, announced the appointment of Christoph Thywissen as its new Chief Transformation Officer. He will report directly to Mathieu Cheula, Chief Operating Officer of Ostrum Asset Management.
In his new role, Christoph Thywissen is in charge of Ostrum AM’s transformation projects such as the development of new digital services for our clients, the optimization of data governance, and the deployment of the “ESG Ostrum New Ecosystem” ( ESG ONE ) program. The ESG ONE program aims to implement Ostrum AM’s ESG strategy in a transversal way within the company and to involve each employee in its implementation. The transformation team is composed of four experienced employees with complementary areas of expertise such as project management, digital, regulation and ESG. The team can also rely on specialized consulting firms, allowing flexibility in the services offered and a capacity to respond quickly to our clients’ requests.
“In order to offer our clients a digital and customised investment experience, Ostrum AM needs to accelerate its transformation through technology investment, data management and the ever more demanding structuring of its process. We are delighted to entrust the new role of Chief Transformation Officer to Christoph Thywissen, whose rich experience in asset management, risk management and project management are key assets to succeed in this strategic role for our company.”Mathieu Cheula, Chief Operating Officer
Christoph Thywissen started his career in 2001 as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting and later with BearingPoint. In 2007, he joined Crédit Agricole Asset Management (Amundi) where he successively held the positions of Head of Strategic and Organisational Projects and Risk Manager in charge of diversified portfolios.
He became Head of Risk and RCCI of the hedge fund management subsidiary Amundi Alternative Investment in 2012, then Head of Performance Measurement and Attribution for the Amundi Group, before joining Natixis Asset Management, now Ostrum Asset Management, in September 2017 as Head of Risk, overseeing the management of investment, market and credit risks, monitoring compliance with investment constraints and analysing the performance of the company’s funds. He was appointed Director of Transformation in February 2022.