Pierre Andurand

Pierre Andurand

Formal First Name
2/1977 - present

Pierre Andurand is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Andurand Capital, a leading asset management company headquartered in London. With over 20 years of experience in the financial markets, he specializes in macro trading and investing and quantitative trading. His interests span the applications of machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence to financial markets, neuroscience and astrophysics. Andurand is also an active early-stage venture capital investor in technology, primarily in the media sector, having done at least 13 investments to date.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • During his engineering degree, he became interested in trading and started to read books and consult websites on the financial markets.
  • He started his career in 2000 as an energy trader for Goldman Sachs in Singapore.
  • He was one of the most successful energy traders at Vitol SA.
  • In his second year with Vitol, he made the biggest profit in the company’s history.
  • He managed between $100 and $200 million at Vitol, with a 200% return on investment. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.


  • His original passion was swimming, with the dream of becoming an Olympic champion.
  • He was a member of the Junior French National Swimming team in 1993 and 1994 but failed to qualify for the 1996 Olympics.
  • He is the Founder and Chairman of Glory Kickboxing, the world-leading professional kickboxing league.