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ADIA adds to alternatives team


Benjamin Weston joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) as global head of alternative investments, and will be responsible for developing strategy in the alternatives space and overseeing the department’s investment programme.

Working with the alternative investments department’s senior management team, Weston will report to Khalifa Almheiri, executive director of the alternative investments department. Weston has been focused on the development and use of derivatives by investors, in addition to working closely with the hedge fund community, first as an advisor and then as an investor.

For the past three years, Weston has been a resident in Geneva