Avyanna De BiswasManaging Director, Investor Relations, Infrastructure Equity, at ManulifeSpeaker
Based in Boston, MA, Avyanna covers investor relations for the firm’s infrastructure platform. Avyanna is responsible for supporting global capital raising initiatives including managing co-investment syndication processes. Avyanna plays a key role in building and managing relationships with investors and helping to deliver on the strategic growth ambitions of the infrastructure platform.
Having joined Manulife Investment Management in 2013, Avyanna has worked across private markets in a variety of roles focused on product and business development. Previously, Avyanna was Vice President at Barclays Capital where she was responsible for interest rate derivatives sales coverage, advising on rate risks and hedging solutions for corporate clients on the back of event driven transactions.
Avyanna is member of Manulife Investment Management’s Private Markets Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) council. She’s a champion for the infrastructure platform’s sustainability efforts and is part of the sustainable investing working group. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from University College London.