Akilan Karuna

Partner & Head of North America

Akilan Karuna joined Munro Partners in July 2020 from CI Investments Inc. (CI) in Toronto, one of the leading independent asset managers in Canada.

Akilan is responsible for growing Munro Partners’ asset base and providing exceptional client service to our partners in North America. He is Munro’s first international appointment and will be based in Toronto.

At CI, Akilan oversaw the Institutional Marketing and Business Development support team and worked directly with the Head of Institutional Sales to build, drive, and execute on the overall sales and marketing strategy.

Key career highlights include:
- 2019-2020: Vice President, CI Institutional Asset Management, Canada
- 2018: Director, CI Institutional Asset Management, Canada
- 2017: Manager, CI Institutional Asset Management, Canada
- 2012-2017: Product Management, Research & Development, Invesco, Canada

Akilan is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and completed a Master of Finance from Queens University in Ontario, Canada. Akilan also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Accounting) from Ryerson University.