Anoop Dhakad is a Managing Director within the Client Relations and Business Development team at Canyon. Mr. Dhakad joined Canyon in 2022 and primarily focuses on maintaining and developing relationships with Canyon’s investment consulting partners as well as other intermediaries. Most recently, he was a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners, focusing on Consultant Relations. Previously, he was a Partner and Head of Global Client Relations at MKP Capital. Prior to MKP, he conducted hedge fund manager due diligence for over 10 years at J.P. Morgan, Lehman Brothers, and ING. Mr. Dhakad and his wife serve as Well Members for charity: water, a non-profit bringing clean drinking water to people in developing nations. He is the Chair of the Advisory Board for the McIntire School of Commerce that assists the Dean on matters pertaining to curriculum, student services, and alumni engagement. He is also a Member of the McIntire Marketing Advisory Council that assists the Marketing faculty on curriculum matters and helps students on career development.
Mr. Dhakad received a B.S. in Commerce from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia (1993), and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.