Russell Deakin is Managing Partner & Director of Investments and Advisory Services at Aceana Group. Mr. Deakin, fluent in English and Portuguese, has an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management of UCLA and undergraduate studies at Oxford and Tufts University. An alternative asset executive with over 25 years’ experience with real estate, private equity/venture capital, and infrastructure/energy, Mr Deakin has developed substantial global relationships with senior professionals in the LP investor base & GP fund manager community. A successful investor/fund raiser in these asset classes with a geographical focus from Berlin, Germany to San Francisco, U.S to Santiago, Chile. Mr. Deakin also has 11 years’ experience as CFO/Partner for a real estate developer and has various roles as board member for invested companies and interim CFO positions for portfolio companies.