Basselier will focus on extending UBP’s offering in convertible bonds and will take up his new role on 1 December 2018.
Basselier previously worked at Axa Investment Managers, where he led a team managing global and European convertible bond strategies. Prior to that, he was a fund manager at Crédit Agricole for three years.
The bank has also announced that it has appointed Alice de la Morinière as a senior portfolio manager. De la Morinière previously worked at Axa Investment Managers as an investment specialist for European equities and convertible bonds. Before that role, she worked at Société Générale.