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Thomas Connolly

MD & Head of MENA Asset Management, BNY Mellon

Thomas F. Connolly is Managing Director for BNY Mellon, holding responsibility for the bank\'s Middle East and North Africa Investment Management business. Thomas joined BNY Mellon Asset Management in 2008 after Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), where he was Portfolio Manager responsible for management of both Equity and Fixed Income portfolios. Prior to ADIA, Hewas Senior Analyst in Bear Stearns's Equity Research department in New York, where his research team was twice ranked #2 by Institutional Investor\'s annual survey of Investment Analysts. Thomas holds a Masters of Business Administration (Hons) from the University of Ottawa, where he led a team that won the National MBA Case competition. Thomas also earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and is a CFA Charter holder