Abbas F. Zuaiter
"Mr. Abbas Farouq (“Eddy”) Zuaiter is the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the management committee of Soros Fund Management LLC (“SFM”), a private investment management firm founded by famed financier and philanthropist George Soros. SFM is the principal investment advisor to the Quantum Group of Funds. Abbas’ responsibilities include overseeing all portfolios, operational, risk, treasury, human resources, trading, credit and financial reporting aspects of the firm and of the funds it manages. He is also the chairman of the firm’s Valuation and Brokerage Committees and a member of its Oversight Committee.
"Prior to joining SFM, Abbas was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP responsible for some of their most significant alternative investment management clients which included some of the largest hedge fund operations, private equity firms and financial institutions in the world.
"Abbas started his career as a Fixed Income, Currency and Commodity Trader for AFN Associates, Inc., a family office where he was responsible for macro trading, liquidity and asset allocation.
"Abbas is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and the NYSSCPAs. He is also a board member of the Arab Bankers Association of North America and a member of the Managed Funds Association (“MFA”). He holds a B.S.B.A with distinction in Accounting and Finance from Georgetown University. Abbas, his wife Samar and daughters Lana, Leila and Nadia reside in Connecticut."