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Kyndra Adair

Vice President, Funds Counsel New York

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Kyndra Adair is a Vice President and Funds Counsel at General Atlantic. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Kyndra was a Vice President, Legal & Compliance at BlackRock, Inc. where she advised on a broad range of global private funds, including private credit funds, hedge funds, funds-of-funds, and other opportunistic private funds. Prior to that, she was an Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, in the Private Funds group. Kyndra started her legal career as a Business Law Associate at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she focused on private equity M&A and growth equity transactions and structuring.

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Mahima Aggarwal

Analyst New York

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Mahima Aggarwal is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s Portfolio Company Human Capital efforts. Before joining General Atlantic in 2022, Mahima was an intern at Wagar Global Advisors, a national public affairs and strategic advisory firm. Prior to that, she was an intern at LSN Partners.

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Eli Aheto

Managing Director, Climate New York

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Eli Aheto is a Managing Director on the BeyondNetZero team. Before joining BeyondNetZero, Aheto led investments in renewable energy, mobility and agricultural technology at Virgo Investment Group. Aheto began his career at Goldman Sachs and General Atlantic before joining Anchorage Capital Group to lead the firm’s energy investments.

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Florence Ajdenbaum

Analyst London

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Florence Ajdenbaum is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the EMEA region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2023, Florence was a Visiting Analyst at Eurazeo Growth. Prior to that, Florence interned at Tikehau Capital and worked as a Founder’s Associate at a French fintech start-up.

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Connor Antisdale

Principal, GA Credit New York

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Connor Antisdale is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in liquid and public credit. Before joining General Atlantic in 2023, Connor was a Principal at Iron Park focused on public credit. Prior to that, Connor was a fundamental research analyst at Aristeia Capital. Connor also worked on the leveraged finance and capital markets desk at Mizuho Securities USA and began his career at the Royal Bank of Scotland as a desk analyst focused on high yield credit.

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Christopher Apfel

Vice President Munich

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Christopher Apfel is a Vice President at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Christopher was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company.

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Vincenza Ardan

Senior Director, Tax and Family Office Stamford

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Vincenza Ardan is a Senior Director at General Atlantic and focuses on reporting as part of the firm’s Tax and Family Office team. Before joining General Atlantic in 2006, Vincenza was a paralegal at Diserio Martin O’Connor & Castiglioni LLP, focusing on residential real estate transactions for high net worth individuals.

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Mary Armstrong

Managing Director,
Global Head of Marketing and Communications
New York

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Mary Armstrong is the Global Head of Marketing & Communications at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Mary was the Director of Communications, Americas at Warburg Pincus, where she also served on the ESG Committee. Before that, she was a Director at Brunswick Group, a global communications advisory firm specializing in business critical issues, where she worked in the New York, Shanghai, and San Francisco offices. Mary is currently a participant in the Council on Foreign Relations Corporate Leaders Program, and was previously a David Rockefeller Fellow through the Partnership for New York City.

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Rob Arrix

Associate New York

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Before joining General Atlantic in 2023, Rob was an Analyst at Houlihan Lokey in the Private Funds Group. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Lazard Asset Management.

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Amyrah Aslam

Associate London

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Amyrah Aslam is an Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s Capital Solutions efforts. Before joining General Atlantic in 2023, Amyrah was an Associate at Deutsche Bank in the Equity Capital Markets team.

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Samir Assaf

Chairman of MENA London

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Samir Assaf is a Senior Advisor and Chairman of MENA at General Atlantic. In his role, Samir provides strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies across the Middle East and Northern Africa. Based in London, Samir also serves as a member of the Advisory Board of BeyondNetZero, General Atlantic’s climate venture.

Samir has extensive global financial services experience, having spent nearly three decades in leadership roles at HSBC, including his current role as advisor to the Group Chairman and Group CEO and as Non-Executive Chairman of the Boards of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited and HSBC Middle East Holdings BV. He was formerly CEO of HSBC Global Banking & Markets and Chairman of Corporate and Institutional Banking.

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Max August

Senior Associate Tel Aviv

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Max August is a Senior Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s technology investments in Israel. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Max was a 2019 General Atlantic Summer Analyst.

In 2022, Max was named to Forbes Israel’s 2022 ’30 Under 30′, a list of young leaders selected by an expert panel of industry leaders and Forbes’ editorial team.

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Brett Aukburg

Vice President, Head of Infrastructure New York

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Brett Aukburg is the Head of Infrastructure at General Atlantic and a member of the Global Information Technology management team. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Brett was the Chief Technology Officer at Citihub Consulting.  Prior to that, he was Head of Technology and Governance at Brandywine Global Investment Management and Technology Manager at Bridgewater Associates, LP.

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Nikhil Baddam

Associate San Francisco

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Nikhil Baddam is an Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Technology sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2023, Nikhil was an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs.

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Ziyad Baeshen

Vice President London

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Ziyad Baeshen is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across MENA. Before joining General Atlantic in 2022, Ziyad was an Associate at Raine. Prior to that, Ziyad was an Associate at the Public Investment Fund. Ziyad started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup.

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Rob Bakerian

Senior Associate, GA Credit New York

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Rob Bakerian is a Senior Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the Credit sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2023, Rob was an Associate at Iron Park Capital Partners focused on Atlantic Park. Prior to that, he was an associate at MUFG in the Leveraged Finance Group.

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