Joseph Oughourlian


Mr. Oughourlian is the founder of Amber Capital and specializes in activist and event-driven investing.

Mr. Oughourlian founded Amber Capital in New York in November 2005, and leads the investment offices in London and Milan. Mr. Oughourlian began his career at Société Générale in Paris in 1994 and moved to New York in 1996. In 1997, he started managing proprietary money for Société Générale, which led to the first Amber Fund being established in October 2001, with seed capital from the bank. Mr. Oughourlian graduated from the HEC Business School and from IEP (Sciences-Po), both in Paris, and earned his MSc in Economics from Sorbonne in Paris. Mr. Oughourlian sits on the board of directors of a number of public and private entities.