Simon worked for 4 years in the Equity Derivatives Group at J.P. Morgan, first in London and then in Tokyo, where he was a Volatility Trader on Nikkei and Topix. He has a deep experience in derivatives on Equities, FX, Rates and Credit, that he has gained with his different roles at Murex Société Générale, J.P. Morgan and Natixis.

In July 2011, Simon Aninat joined Natixis Asset Management and then Seeyond in May 2012 as a portfolio manager dedicated to volatility management.

Simon Aninat graduated from ENSIMAG (French engineering school) and holds an engineering degree in applied mathematics and computer sciences.