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Deborah Zurkow Managing Director and Global Head of Alternatives at Allianz Global Investors


Deborah is Global Head of Alternatives at Allianz Global Investors, and a member of the Global Executive Committee. 

She is responsible for AllianzGI’s fast-growing Alternatives business, which includes a diverse mix of both liquid and illiquid alternative investment solutions for clients, including a market-leading infrastructure debt capability and green-focused infrastructure equity team, a fast-growing global private debt business  and highly successful liquid alternative strategies with track-records stretching back over a decade.

She joined AllianzGI in 2012 as CIO and Head of Infrastructure Debt. She led a team which pioneered infrastructure debt as an asset class for institutional investors. Since its inception, the team has made over EUR10bn of debt investments in a variety of infrastructure sectors across the globe.