Board of Directors
Anoop Dhakad, CFA, is a Partner of the firm and Head of Client Solutions. Mr. Dhakad also currently represents the Partner group on the firm’s Management Advisory Committee. Prior to joining MKP in 2007, Mr. Dhakad conducted hedge fund manager due diligence for over 10 years. He spent over five years with Lehman Brothers (2002-2007), most recently as a Senior Vice President and Head of Manager Due Diligence. There he was also a founding member of their fund of hedge funds business. Prior to Lehman, Mr. Dhakad was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager in ING Furman Selz Asset Management’s fund of hedge funds group during 2001. Prior to that, Mr. Dhakad spent over seven years at J.P. Morgan, where he worked primarily in the investment management division, including the hedge fund advisory group which he joined in 1997.
In addition to serving on the Fedcap Board, he serves as a Well Member for charity: water, a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. He is also a Member of the Advisory Board for the McIntire School of Commerce that assists the Dean on matters pertaining to curriculum, student services, and alumni engagement. Mr. Dhakad received a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia (1993), and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.