Mr. Rauf is a Principal within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which oversees Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Rauf was a Director at AllianceBernstein in London, where he focused on business development within the financial intermediaries group. Previously, he was a Business Development Manager at Robeco in London and Abrdn in London and Zurich, where he covered key global financial institutions and wealth managers. Mr. Rauf holds a B.Sc. (Hons) from University College London (UCL) in Geography.