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Graham Elliot joined Robeco as Managing Director, Head of Middle East & Africa in January 2012. Graham is responsible for Robeco’s strategic and tactical operating decisions and for overseeing and growing both the institutional and wholesale business in the Middle East region, as well as being tasked with further development and growth of Robeco’s presence in Africa and Central Asia. In December 2015, this role was extended on an interim basis, to include the institutional client business in Asia (ex Japan & Australia).
Graham has been working in institutional asset management for more than two decades, of which the past six years have been focused on the Middle East. Prior to joining Robeco, Graham held senior positions in the Middle East for Barclays Global Investors (latterly BlackRock), where as Head of Business, he was responsible for setting up their business in the region in 2007. More recently, he was CEO of BNP Paribas Investment Partners Middle East based out of Bahrain.
Previous to his move to the Middle East, Graham covered European institutional investors and pension funds for BGI, Legal & General Investment Management and Mercers from the UK.
Graham holds a BA (Hons) in Business from Birmingham University.