François holds a postgraduate degree from Paris Dauphine. François Collet began his career in 2003 at Natixis Asset Management as a bond fund manager. He managed Natexis Oblivariable and set up Natexis Euro Inflation. In 2006, François joined La Française as Deputy Head of bond portfolio management, and more precisely in charge of the inflation theme. He managed five bond strategies with total assets under management of €2.6bn, including the Euro Inflation Fund which was rated 5 stars by Morningstar and received a Lipper Fund award in 2013. In September 2017, François joined DNCA Finance. In addition, he was appointed Deputy CIO in January 2023.