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Aztec Group promotes two in Luxembourg and Jersey

Richard_Anthony-Farhan_AhmedAztec Group has promoted two people within its real assets leadership teams in Luxembourg and Jersey.

Farhan Ahmed is now head of real assets in Luxembourg, while Richard Anthony has the same role in Jersey.

Ahmed has been with the group since 2018 as a director and has a background in accountancy covering real estate and other sectors. He will oversee client relationships, administration and accountancy for real estate and infrastructure fund managers.

Anthony, meanwhile, joined the group as client relationship manager in 2012.

Aztec has around €370 billion of assets under administration in alternative sectors including private equity and private debt.

Paul Conroy, group head of real assets at the firm, said it was “particularly pleasing” to promote from within the team, giving people opportunities to fulfil career aspirations with the group.

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