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Rachel Pether

Senior Advisor, Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Rachel Pether is a qualified investment professional, television news anchor, CFA Charterholder, chartered treasurer, member of Mensa and published author.

Based in the Middle East since 2008, Rachel spent almost a decade at Mubadala Investment Company – one of the Middle East’s largest sovereign wealth funds – in their Capital Markets & Treasury team. She managed the Asset & Liability Committee for Mubadala GE Capital, focusing on interest rate, FX and cash flow risk. In 2014 the Association of Corporate Treasurers named her “The One to Watch” in Treasury.

Since 2016, she has also been a senior advisor to the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI), a global data and intelligence business focusing on institutional investors.

A trained television journalist with over 5 years’ experience at the BBC, Rachel is a regular contributor to Bloomberg and CNBC, and acts as MC for numerous international high-profile events such as SALT, AIM Summit, and the SWFI Summit Series.

Passionate about helping others become more confident public speakers, Rachel is also the Co-Founder of “Speakeasy”, a training platform for Public Speaking that empowers individuals to hone leadership-level speaking skills and build personal confidence.

In 2009 Rachel published her first book – Jandal Prints on the Globe – and helped to establish a charity called Espoir so that sale proceeds could go towards supporting youth entrepreneurship.

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