08 Apr 2022
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Nuveen engages senior consultant to expand business in the Middle East
Nuveen, the $1.3 trillion global investment manager of TIAA, has engaged Wael Bayazid to act as a consultant to help expand its institutional business in the Middle East.
Wael will consult Nuveen’s Global Client Services team as they expand Nuveen’s footprint in the region, developing strategies to service both existing and new clients, including the establishment of a long-term presence in the Middle East.
Wael has over 25 years’ experience in client servicing, business development and fundraising. He was previously with the Carlyle Group, where he was a Managing Director and Partner. Previously based in Washington DC and London, he was instrumental in developing the Carlyle Group’s brand in the Middle East and Europe.
Wael holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration from The American College of Switzerland.
Simon England-Brammer, Senior Managing Director and Head of EMEA & APAC, Global Client Group, comments:
“Wael brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record with investors. His engagement will enable us to expand our growing platform and help us to strengthen existing and new relationships in the Middle East.”
Nuveen collectively serves approximately 400 institutional clients in the EMEA region across a wide range of investors including pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks and family offices. The firm offers a wide range of to investors across a wide range of liquid and illiquid alternative strategies such as real estate, real assets (farmland, timber, infrastructure), private equity and debt, in addition to both traditional and fixed income assets.