Mr. Durrani is an Associate in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Mr. Durrani was a Financial Analyst at the Chalhoub Group, a leading distributor and retailer in the Middle East, where was responsible for preparing management reports to the CFO/CEO and creating scenario based financial modeling across sales channels. Previously, he was a Business Analyst at Dun & Bradstreet UAE, a data management platform, where he was responsible for leading and managing a team tasked with preparing reports for business ratings, feasibility and valuation, as well as executing projects around financial performance and overall business environment. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) from the London School of Economics in Banking and Finance.