Didier Darcet joined Gavekal in 2014. He was Head of Capital Markets at the Bank of America in Paris in the 1990's. A few years later he became Head of Interest and Exchange Rrates Arbitrage and Pproprietary at Bank of America London.. In 1999, he co-founded Insight Research LLC, a US-based company specialized in research and development of mathematical models applied to the financial market, and Insight Finance - an alternative asset management company. Before joining Gavekal, he was co-Director of Global Mandates at Renaissance Asset Management in London. Didier Darcet is a speaker at the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and the Banque Africaine de Développement (AfDB). He is the co-author of The Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds, a book about sovereign funds published by the IMF in 2010. Didier Darcet has a double background as a nuclear physics engineer (Supélec) as well as an economist (Sciences Po Paris).