Navid Chamdia is Head of Real Estate Investments at Qatar Holding, the strategic and direct investment arm of Qatar Investment Authority, focusing primarily on direct acquisitions, joint-ventures and co-investments in Europe, USA and emerging markets. Navid is also responsible for real estate fund investments made by QIA. Prior to joining Qatar Holding / Qatar Investment Authority in 2005, Navid spent 12 years at Ernst & Young Project Finance (London), advising on the financing and delivery of over $10 billion of global real estate and infrastructure projects. Navid is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants from England and Wales. Navid is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder. Navid graduated from University College London with a first class honours Degree in Economics. Navid is responsible for managing the Qatar Holding international real estate portfolio.