Karen Kharmandarian is the Chairman & CIO of the company. Karen is also the the co-manager of the Thematics Artificial Intelligence & Robotics strategy.

Mr. Kharmandarian has 25 years of industry experience, both on the sell-side and on the buy-side, of which 12 years of managing global thematic equity funds. He notably created and managed the first of its kind Robotics active fund in 2015. Mr. Kharmandarian holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in banking and finance from the Sorbonne University, as well as a business degree from the Institut d’Études Politiques (Paris).