Themis joined UBS CIO WM as head of the European Investment office in February 2014. He is a member of the Global Investment Committee, and is responsible for generating investment content and ideas across all asset classes within Europe, as well as for marketing the UBS House View within the region. Prior to coming to CIO, Themis spent 20 years in the UBS Investment Bank, 15 of them as a highly rated equity analyst. In his last five years with the IB, he headed European Product Management within Research Management. He also led the Emerging European Research team and managed a number of Developed Europe sector teams. Themis holds a PhD degree in chemistry from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town.