Raja Hussain

BlackRock Private Equity Partners, South Africa

Raja Hussain, is a member of the BlackRock Private Equity Partners (PEP) group within BlackRock Alternative Investors. He is responsible for performing due diligence on and monitoring private equity investments.

Prior to joining BlackRock in January 2010, Mr Hussain was a Senior Associate in the Financial Entrepreneurs Group (private equity coverage team) within the Investment Banking division of Citi, advising on a range of mid to large cap private equity and debt investments across the EMEA region. Mr Hussain began his career at Ernst & Young, where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant working within the Mergers and Acquisitions lead advisory team, advising on European financial services transactions.

Mr. Hussain earned a BSc, honours degree, in Economics from University College London. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.