Paras is responsible for working across all asset classes to determine regional priorities, catalyse innovation and represent the function to external bodies such as regulators and policy makers. He also manages the Emerging Markets and Australian Equity portfolio management teams, as well as leading global initiatives such as systematic investment strategies and use of data, analytics and artificial intelligence in the investment process. Paras also has responsibility globally for ESG, Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets. Paras joined the company in 2012 as CIO Equities, Europe with responsibility for all portfolio management services across Fidelity’s European offices. Prior to Fidelity, he managed investments for a wide range of international clients.