Team

Kateřina Zychová

Kateřina Zychová

Chief Executive Officer

Katerina is Verdi Capital's founder and CEO. Prior to founding Verdi she worked at several investment houses in New York’s Wall Street and in the City of London, including JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. During her career in finance, she focused on capital markets transactions for both corporate clients and governments of developing countries. She specialized in structured finance and acquisition financing for private equity groups. Katerina is a member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds. She is a referee at the OCP, a competition promoting women entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic. Katerina holds an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology, USA and a BA in Economics from Silesian University, Czech Republic. whole biography show less

Robert Doucha

Robert Doucha

Portfolio and Project Manager

Robert is Verdi Capital’s lead Portfolio and Project Manager. At Verdi he is responsible for managing select clients’ portfolios with focus on fixed income, industrials, energy and utility sectors. He also actively manages Verdi’s renewable and energy portfolio. Robert previously worked at a local investment fund where he developed the Fund’s strategy and achieved superior returns. After his graduation Robert joined Bosch where he worked as the team leader responsible for development of electric fuel pump. Whilst at Mercedes Benz in Stuttgart, Germany he was responsible for testing of car body durability and stability. Robert graduated with MSc in Physical Engineering from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic and studied Business and Marketing at the Windsor Institute in Sydney, Australia. As a member of Mensa Czech Republic he supports Mensa’s initiatives targeted at talented children. whole biography show less

Anita Khosla

Anita Khosla

Chief Operating Officer

Anita is Verdi Capital's Chief Operating Officer and a founding member of the Verdi Group. She is focused on the overall strategy of Verdi and its legal and compliance functions. She is also responsible for the origination and execution of renewable investments at Verdi. Prior to founding Verdi, Anita worked as a Vice President in the Legal and Compliance department at Credit Suisse First Boston where she focused predominantly on structured derivative products, securitizations and OTC Prime Brokerage transactions. She was also responsible for preparatory work for the approval by the FSA of Net treatment of the banks exposures for regulatory capital purposes. She spent a number of years working abroad in New York and Tokyo. Anita is a member of the foundation 100 Women in Hedge Funds. She also supports the Re-site Foundation, focusing on the urban re-development. whole biography show less

Jakub Skryja

Jakub Skryja

Portfolio Manager

Jakub is Verdi Capital's Portfolio Manager. His main task is to devise portfolios and to determine investment strategies based on fundamental analysis whilst taking in account underpinning macro events. He is also responsible for the overall risk management of the portfolios, the reporting and communication with clients. He has progressed to this role after being the lead Research Analyst of publicly traded companies with focus on financials, retail, semiconductors and telecommunications at Verdi Capital for 3 years. Prior to that, he worked at Pricewaterhousecoopers Audit as an Assistant Auditor, focusing on companies in financial and real estate sectors. Jakub graduated with MSc in Mathematical engineering from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic. During his studies, he focused on interest rate risk management, optimal allocation of bank assets and the analysis of credit derivatives. whole biography show less