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Faraz Shooshani

Managing Director, Senior Private Markets Consultant at Verus Investments


Mr. Shooshani has more than 20 years of investment and consulting experience, with over 10 years focused on private equity. He oversees private markets research and consulting at Verus. Additionally, he is the lead consultant on a number client relationships, helping the firm’s endowment & foundations, healthcare, and public clients build and manage their private markets and alternatives investments.

Prior to becoming an investment consultant, Mr. Shooshani was part of the investment management team at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), where he helped restructure and diversify the university’s endowment, charitable income trust, operating cash, and technology transfer stock portfolios. Previously he founded Catapult Ventures, a venture catalyst practice that launched seed- and early-stage startups as venture backed concerns in Silicon Valley.