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Jean Paul van Straalen CMT FRM, was Vice President of ABN AMRO Asset Management/ Fortis Investments. His activities were focused on quantitative research and managing a Global Equity Value portfolio driven by quantitative models. Currently he and his colleague John Galakis are starting their own capital management firm. Before joining ABN AMRO Asset Management he has been a senior consultant at Van Den Boom Group/NIBC in the Netherlands for Treasury and Risk Management advisory. He started his career as a trader in various financial products, as well as Head of Market Risk Management at the Indover Bank.