AXYS Investment Partners - Investment Team

Investment Team

Constantin De Grivel Managing Director

Constantin holds an MSc in Civil Engineering from Ecole Speciale des Travaux Publics in Paris and an MSc in Finance from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris. He spent four years with JPMorgan in London where he was structuring and marketing derivative products for both the European corporates and high net worth individuals. He then joined AXYS Group in 2010 where he is in charge of developing the business within the region as well as structuring financial products. Constantin is the current Managing Director of AXYS Investment Partners Ltd and chairs the Investment Committee.

Constantin De Grivel

Krishen Patten, CFA, FRM Chief Risk Officer

Krishen joined AXYS Investment Partners Ltd in 2016 as the Chief Risk Officer. He holds a First Class Honours degree in Actuarial Science from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE).

He started his career in the Market Risk Management & Analysis division at Goldman Sachs in London in 2006 where he risk managed multiple asset classes for trading desks before being promoted to Executive Director/VP. He then joined LCH. Clearnet, a leading European clearing house, as a Fixed Income Risk Manager in London in 2012. He subsequently relocated to Abu Dhabi (UAE) in 2013 to work as a Senior Risk Specialist for the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, a multi-billion dollar sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Abu Dhabi. Krishen is both a CFA charterholder and FRM charterholder.

Krishen Patten, CFA, FRM

Kugan Parapen Chief Economist

Kugan holds a Bsc(Hons) in Economics from the University of Warwick (UK) and has completed his CFA level 3 exam. Kugan started his career in 2008 as a European interest rate derivative trader at GHF Futures Ltd, an international proprietary trading company. In 2011, he moved to MCB Capital markets where he managed a CIS Bond and Currency Fund. He joined AXYS Investment Partners Ltd in 2014 as the Fund Manager in charge of the Fixed Income universe and drives the Investment Committee.

Kugan Parapen

Sanjay Goolab Senior Fund Manager

Sanjay holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Pune (India). Sanjay started his career in 2000 and was the head of a reputed Mauritian stockbroking company prior to joining AXYS Group in 2006. Since then, he is managing the Mauritian equities investments for AXYS high net worth individual and institutional clients. He is the main contributor to AXYS strong track record in local equity over that time period. Sanjay has been AXIOM fund manager since its inception.

Sanjay Goolab

Ismaïl Pomiès Portfolio Manager

Ismail holds an Msc in Finance and holds a Magistere of Economist-Statistician from the University of Toulouse (Toulouse School of Economics) in France.

Ismail started his career in 2007 as an Emerging & Frontier Markets Equity Portfolio Manager at State Street Global Advisors where he led several active equity strategies including the Global Emerging Markets Small Cap and Active Frontier Markets funds.

He joined AXYS Investment Partners in 2019 as portfolio manager focused on International and African Equities Ismail is a member of the Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Ismaïl Pomiès

Girish Peerthy Investment Analyst

Girish holds a B.Com (Honours) in Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management as well as a B.Com in Economics and Statistics which were both obtained at the University of Cape Town in 2017 and 2014 respectively. Girish joined AXYS Investment Partners as an Investment Analyst in 2018.

Girish Peerthy

Viraj Dassyne Investment Analyst

Viraj holds a BSc in Finance and Investment Banking from the Henley Business School at the University of Reading, UK. After graduating in 2018, Viraj joined AXYS Investment Partners as an Investment Analyst in 2019.

Viraj Dassyne