Gopi Karunakaran is Ardea’s Co-Chief Investment Officer (Co-CIO), together with Ben Alexander. In this capacity they both share responsibility for overseeing the investment process and investment team, with ultimate accountability for ensuring the performance of all portfolios is consistent with client objectives.
Gopi joined Ardea in 2017, prior to which he was a global fixed income portfolio manager at hedge funds in London and Singapore. He commenced his career with Deutsche Bank in Sydney, on their graduate training program, before moving to a fixed income trading role in their London office. Gopi has +20 years’ experience across global fixed income markets, including the full spectrum of global interest rate and credit markets, as well as broader macro relative value investing across equities, FX and structured products.
He has a Master’s degree in Finance from The London School of Economics And Political Science (LSE) and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from The University of New South Wales.