Jean van de Walle

Jean van de Walle

Joined Stern 2018

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-150
New York, NY 10012

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Jean van de Walle is CIO of Sycamore Capital. He has three decades of investment experience in emerging markets, in private equity and as a portfolio manager of Latin American and global emerging market equities, most recently with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and previously with AllianceBernstein in New York and Citibank in Brazil. He also worked at Bunge Corp in Brazil and as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and Time Magazine. Van de Walle holds an MBA from the Wharton School and an MA from the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania.

Courses Taught

  • Emerging Financial Markets

Academic Background

M.B.A., Finance, 1986
University of Pennsylvania

M.A., International Relations, 1986
University of Pennsylvania

B.A., Political Science, Spanish, 1980
University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Expertise


  • Emerging Markets


  • Latin America