Carolina Minio Paluello

Arabesque AI

Carolina is the CEO of Arabesque AI, a technology company that empowers portfolio managers to build hyper-customised portfolios, at a fraction of the cost and time. Aether, Arabesque AI’s cloud-based digital platform, brings AI investment techniques and sustainability expertise to investors. Arabesque AI’s vision is to leverage technology and AI to enable investors to express their preferences.

Prior to joining Arabesque AI, Carolina was Global Head of Product, Solutions & Quant at Schroders. She was involved in several technology projects, including mass customisation and blockchain technology to deliver personalised investment tokens.
In 2013, she joined Lombard Odier IM as Global Head of Solutions where she focused on sustainability long before it became a prominent trend. She led the integration of ESG across asset classes and built some of the first SDG-aligned thematic investment propositions.

Carolina has an extensive quantitative background and worked in Bob Litterman’s quantitative team at GSAM for almost a decade. She started 20 years ago with factor-based investing which has now evolved into more adaptive AI models.
Carolina holds a PhD in Finance from London Business School, an MBA in Finance from the Université Catholique de Louvain and a BSc in Economics from Université Libre de Bruxelles. Fluent in Italian, French, and English, Carolina’s diverse interests encompass modern art, architecture, theatre, skiing, sailing, tennis, and rowing.