Ari Dukas is a Managing Director and Head of the Product Specialist team within Business Development and Investor Relations. In this role, Ari leads the team that serves as a resource on the firm’s products and investment strategies for its investors. Based in New York, he joined the firm in 2019.
Prior to joining Värde, Ari worked at BlackRock as a senior product specialist focused on new products and business development in opportunistic and private credit.
Ari holds a B.S. in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University.