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Aaron Hara

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Managing Director, Public Securities

Aaron Hara is a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Alternative Investments for the Public Securities Group, where he is responsible for investment research, strategy analysis, manager sourcing and selection, and capital allocation for the hedge fund platform. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hara spent 15 years at the Royal Bank of Canada working in its Capital Markets and Global Asset Management businesses as a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer. While at RBC, he launched and managed RBC Alternative Asset Management, and led the investment team in investment research, strategy analysis, manager selection, portfolio construction, and risk management on all hedge fund portfolios. Prior to RBC, he was a proprietary trader at both Goldman Sachs and Spear, Leeds & Kellogg on their proprietary trading desks, focused on event driven strategies. 

Mr. Hara earned a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.