Karsten Schröder is the Executive Chairman of Amplitude Capital and the portfolio manager for all of Amplitude’s programs and strategies. He oversees all the key decisions related to product development, trading ideas and strategy for Amplitude’s range of funds. Together with his partners he founded Amplitude Capital in September 2004. Prior to that he was with McKinsey in Germany. Karsten received his Business Diploma from the HHL in Germany. Growing up in former Eastern Germany, he also lived in the US and Australia. Karsten started trading Futures and Options at a young age and eventually turned his passion into his profession. He regularly speaks at conferences and appears as a frequent guest on business channels, such as Bloomberg, and CNBC. He is a keen skier and holds a pilot license.