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).

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