Sanjay Tikku

Senior Advisor KAUST, Visiting Professor University of Hong Kong

Sanjay Tikku is Senior Advisor to KAUST Investment Management Company, the endowment arm of KAUST. He is also Visiting Professor in the School of Economics and Finance at the University of Hong Kong where he teaches graduate courses in Alternative Investments. KAUST is an international graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Established in 2009 and located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, the university pursues breakthrough research to address challenges of global significance in the areas of water, food, energy, and the environment. Mr. Tikku was previously Managing Director, Alternative Investment Solutions within UBS Global Asset Management A&Q, where he served on the global investment committee in addition to heading the London and Asian investment offices of the group. He is a graduate of Princeton University and was later a graduate student and Teaching Fellow at Harvard University.