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Our Values

Coming from a diverse range of professional backgrounds, our team shares the belief in tailor-made solutions.

Based in Paris, Brussels and in Africa, the Qalis team supports clients in rolling out their businesses to performance and growth.


Our Team

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Romain de Boissieu


Romain launched Qalis in November 2011. He started his career in 2004 with Lehman Brothers, selling European equities to French institutional investors. As a member of the Parisian equity salesteam, he worked in close cooperation with the research team. In October 2008, Romain pursued his career with Nomura where he held the same position as a vice president. He left Nomura in August 2011. Romain holds a MSc in finance from Paris IX Dauphine University.


Marion Rivière


Marion spent 6 years in marketing and communication departments of various companies: Mollat, Bébé9, AG2R La Mondiale. From 2011 to 2013, she worked for, #1 in French e-commerce. She then left to become a content editor (freelance). She joined Qalis in April 2015. Marion holds a Bachelor degree in communication from Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle.

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Alastair Newton


As Co-founder & Director of Alavan Business Advisory Ltd since 2015, Alastair brings together his accumulated experience in business development, government relations and political analysis. He is a former career diplomat with the British foreign service (1985-2005). After moving to the City, he established himself as one of the private sector's top political analysts globally. He was Senior Political Analyst at Nomura International plc between October 2008 and July 2015, having first joined Lehman Brothers International in that capacity in 2005. He also led the Frankfurt-listed investment find, African Development Corporation (ADC) for several years up to its acquisition by Bob Diamond's Atlas Mara.

Qalis helps information understanding by connecting its clients with experts through phone consultations, one-on-one meetings, conferences... Qalis is based in Paris and was founded in 2011 by Romain de Boissieu (managing partner). Alastair Newton is the President of the strategic committee. Qalis serves international institutions of whom asset managers and hedge funds.


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