Mamadou-Abou Saar

Co-Founder and President of V-Square Quantitative Management

Mamadou is the co-Founder and President of V-Square Quantitative Management, a subsidiary of Valor Equity Partners. Mamadou co-Founded V-Square in 2020 after an accomplished career in asset management whilst working for global financial services company across the U.S., Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

His investment firm specializes in financial innovation and thematic portfolios (Tech & Society, Structural Macroeconomics Trends). He has over twenty years of experience in asset management. Previously, Mamadou worked for HSBC Global Asset Management, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Amundi Alternative Investments and Citi in trading, product specialist and business development roles in London, Paris, Abu Dhabi and Dakar.

Mamadou is actively involved in philanthropic and civic activities. He serves on the boards of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Nature Conservancy Illinois Chapter (TNC) and the US SIF (The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment). He is a former board member of the CFA Society Chicago.