Hadrian Advisors Board

Founder & CEO
Xavier de Bernede

President and co-founder of Hadrian Advisors SaS, Xavier de Bernede has 25 years experience in quantitative finance and data science.


He was president and founder of Gaia Conseil SA a risk management and consulting firm (2000-2010), co-founder of Foundation Capital Strategies in Bermuda (1998-2007), an investment management Company where he ran a quantitative hedge fund (the ANOVA fund).


From 1994 to 1998 he was a senior equity trader for a Ross Capital Markets a Bermuda Based Hedge fund. Prior to that, Xavier worked in Private Banking at Paribas Asset Management and Ferri S.A. trading derivatives (1990-1994). Xavier has a Graduate certificate of Data Science from Harvard, a Bachelor of Business from the University of Texas at Austin and a Maitrise of Economics and Finance from Université Paris Dauphine.

Mr. Pinchuk is Chief Investment Advisor to Greendale Ltd., a private investment company. He also consults and advises in areas/missions regarding alternative investment, strategic business analysis, portfolio strategy and development, hedging, risk-management, attribution and project management.


He was co-founder and Director of Foundation Capital Strategies Ltd., from 1997 to 2009 and Senior Investment Manager at I.I.D. Partners Ltd., where he co-managed the ANOVA Fund, as well as being partner responsible for C.O.O. functions. Over two decades, he has accrued a world-class investment track record delivering consistent returns with low-risk by creating and managing hedged long/short equity strategies.


He has also sat on the other side of the table, being the Principal Manager for Gate Investment Advisors, a JV with Single Family Office, where he actively researched, allocated and managed a large portfolio of external liquid alternative investments. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Pinchuk was a Senior Portfolio Manager and co-founder of a segregated quantitative equity group within Ross Capital in Bermuda, one of the world’s largest Hedge Funds at the time. Prior to joining Ross, between 1991 and 1993, Mr. Pinchuk was an Associate Director with Fuji Bank’s London subsidiary, where he co-created one of the first internal multi-strat HF structures as both relative-value Portfolio Manager and Business Manager of the unit.


From 1989 to 1991, he led the Global Portfolio Trading & Arbitrage Group at Merrill Lynch in London where he managed the region’s Package Trading for the group, and advised institutional customers on portfolio construction, execution, hedging and risk management issues. From 1987 to 1989, he structured, and executed institutional hedging transactions for the DLJ in London. Mr. Pinchuk began his career in 1986 working for the Mocatta Group in NY, an early innovator in model-driven, systematic trading and risk management of volatility portfolios, doing stints in Business Analysis, Credit, before joining the OTC Treasury bond options desk. Mr. Pinchuk received a BSc. in Business & Agricultural Econ. with honors from Rutgers Univ. (Cook College) in 1986. He also attended the London School of Economics & Political Science 1984-1985.

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François d'Ormesson

François d’Ormesson is CEO and founder of Société d’Intendance Privée, a Ltd business consulting company specialized in entrepreneurial strategy, philanthropy and venture philanthropy strategy, creation and development of foundations, associations, endowment funds, creation and development of start-up and new projects.


François is co-founder and member of the Board of IDE Asset Management, an independent portfolio management company. Also François is co-founder and member of the Board of Phitrust Active Investors a portfolio management company specialized in Social Responsible Investment, Social Investment and Impact Investing.


From 1975 to 1995, François was at Crédit Commercial de France, starting at the International Finance department as euro-bond dealer, then at the Credit Department in charge of dept-equity and foreign risks, at the International Real Estate Department in charge of international transactions and mortgage loans, and finally at the International Private Banking as adviser for high net-worth and patrimonial strategy. Main consulting and advising missions: Since 2012 : BearingPoint , business consulting Firm : Philanthropic strategy, CSR policy.


Since 2009 : Founder and General delegate of HYPERCUBE INSTITUTE an independent Endowment Fund, using algorithms, aiming to enrich scientific knowledge and medical expertise and to share results with a larger audience in rare diseases and orphan diseases & major public health problems. Since 2008 : Foundation PARCS ET JARDINS DE FRANCE, member of the Board.

Hadrian Advisors deploys machine learning techniques in various sectors. Our company is based in Paris and the team has been dedicated to data science since 2010.

Hadrian Advisors is currently looking for new talents to join the team in order to achieve greater goals together.