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Rakesh Saraf

Head of Private Investments at Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund


Rakesh Saraf is responsible for developing the strategic growth plan and ongoing implementation of ATRF's private equity and infrastructure investment portfolios. Mr. Saraf participates in asset allocation decisions and contributes to the management of ATRF's overall investment portfolio as a senior member of the investment team. He joined ATRF in March 2010; previously he served as a Senior Vice President and Head of Private Equity at Alberta Investment Management Corp. (“AIMCo”). Prior to joining AIMCo, Mr. Saraf was the CEO of Stratcap Securities, the largest independent fixed income securities brokerage in India, from 1998 to 2000. He has also held positions at Dresdner Bank as Dealer, Money Markets and Fixed Income Securities and began his career as a fixed income and currency trader at American Express.