Image 2020 11 25 T16 01 16

Arfan Akhtar

Associate Director - Distribution & Investor Relations Search

Arfan Akhtar

Associate Director - Distribution & Investor Relations Search

Investment Practice
  1. 0203 137 3251
  3. LinkedIn Profile


Arfan has successfully built and leads Investor Relations and Distribution practice at Altus Partners. He has developed a track record of placing Managing Directors to Analysts across private markets, asset management, and hedge funds. His understanding of the market, network, and his diligent recruitment process has enabled him to become a trusted advisor to senior stakeholders in the industry.


Arfan studied at King’s College London before joining the search industry for one of the world’s largest recruitment groups – Randstad. In 2012 he then moved to High Finance Group, where he developed his specialist fund management focus, dealing with both asset managers and limited partners, including pension funds and insurers. In 2016 Arfan joined Altus Partners to build and spearhead the IR and Distribution practice. Arfan is also a senior member of the Altus management team.


Arfan leads the Altus Partners Diversity and Inclusion committee, and has championed the Altus Partners Empower for Change project in 2020

Arfan is also an Ambassador of The Diversity Project – an external body leading diversity initiatives across the fund management industry


Arfan enjoys his sports, playing hockey competitively. During his spare time, he volunteers at his local community centre with fundraising and organising events.