Executive Director – Alternative Investments
Usman has 20 years of diverse and in-depth work experience in the financial services industry. He has over 7 years of Audit and Risk advisory experience with the Big Four (PwC & Deloitte) while his last 13 plus years have been spent in Fund Administration, working for Fund Administrators (State Street Alternative Investments and Citco Fund Services, Vistra Singapore) before relocating with Vistra to our Toronto office at the start of 2020
Usman has a wealth of experience dealing with a wide variety of Fund clients ranging from Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital, Fund of Funds, Infrastructure, Endowment Funds and Hedge Fund clients. In terms of size, he brings invaluable experience dealing with small start-ups under the size of USD 5 million as well as mega Funds with over billions in commitment across multiple jurisdictions. He has experience partnering with numerous Fund Managers to provide seamless and effective back end solutions from a Fund Administration perspective.
Usman joined Vistra in September 2014, in our Singapore office. His role was heading up ‘Client Services’ in the Singapore Alternatives business before relocating to Vistra Canada at the start of 2020. At Vistra Canada, Usman leads the Alternative Investments business providing Fund Accounting, Investor Reporting and other ancillary services to a variety of Fund clients (Private Equity/Real Estate/Venture Capital & Hedge Funds).
Usman is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, a member body of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). He is fluent in English, Urdu and Hindi.
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