Hassan Askari Dhanji
Hassan has a wealth of experience within investment banking and in particular investment experience as a fund manager across asset classes including private equity and venture capital.
Hassan began his career at State Street Global Advisors managing a range of fixed income strategies and subsequently joined BlackRock in 2014 to work within the Fixed Income Global Alpha (FIGA) hedge fund. At BlackRock Hassan’s experience spanned macro rates to infrastructure and private equity investing which was the main driver for Hassan to move into conventional Private Equity.
Hassan’s most recent experience involves Venture Capital and Private Equity investing with his venture capital experience mostly focused on investments in the U.S.
Hassan has established a number of businesses and advised investors and entrepreneurs on company acquisitions and operating and managing businesses leaving Hassan well placed to work with prospective AYA entrepreneurs. Hassan also has interest and has advised on a number of technology based businesses across banking, recruitment, digital media and online streaming
Hassan read Banking & International Finance at Cass Business School of London achieving a BSc with Honours in 2008. Hassan is a member of the CFA UK society having qualified for the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate.