Ms. Haidar oversees all of the business aspects related to operating the firm’s alternative investment platform, including the onboarding of new managers and launch of new investment products and capabilities. She also oversees and executes many of the firm’s business partnerships, including counterparties to the firm’s investment managers as well as wholesalers and financial advisors.
Prior to taking on this role, Ms. Haidar served as Head of Business Due Diligence for Ramius Trading Strategies LLC, a managed futures managed account platform that she helped build when she joined the company in 2009.
Previously, she was a Vice President in the Business Due Diligence Group for the Alternative Investment Asset Management Division of Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Ms. Haidar joined Merrill Lynch from Credit Suisse where she was an operational due diligence analyst in the Hedge Fund Investment Group from 2005 to 2006.
She holds a Masters of Science in Financial Engineering from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Engineering in Industrial Engineering from the Lebanese American University in Lebanon.