Florintree Advisors is founded and led by Chidambaram Palaniappan, who was formerly a senior portfolio manager and Director on the Board of Martin Currie Investment Management, Edinburgh, UK. Palaniappan has over twenty years of experience in Financial Markets having worked at Peregrine Capital, ANZ Investment Bank and Rabobank prior to Martin Currie Investment Management. Palaniappan holds a bachelors degree in engineering from IIT Kanpur, the post graduate diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore, the CFA Charter from the CFA Institute USA, and the CFTe award from the International Federation of Technical Analysts, USA.

Palaniappan is supported in the investment process by a team of research analysts, all of whom are CFA candidates or charterholders, and strictly adhere to the CFA institute’s code of ethics.