Karsten Schroeder is the chairman of the Investment Adviser, and from 2004 to November 2008 he was the chief executive officer of Amplitude Capital LLP. He oversees all the key decisions of the Investment Adviser relating to product development, trading ideas and strategy and is the portfolio manager for the group investment funds. He had been working on the development of the Companyâ€™s trading system for over five years until he founded Amplitude Capital LLP in September 2004. Mr Schroeder was with McKinsey from September 2001 to January 2004, where he was involved in a number of key corporate finance projects involving blue chip European clients. Between 1997 and 1999, Mr Schroeder read for a pre-diploma in Computer Science and Business at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel and took his diploma in Business Administration from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management in Leipzig between 1999 and 2001, which included an international term at the Australian Graduate School of Management.