Nicole Ziai is a Senior Associate on the Private Debt team at Manhattan West, where she is involved in all aspects of the firm’s private debt fund operations. Her responsibilities include analyzing investments in the private debt fund, interfacing with auditors, and leading quarterly valuation updates.
Prior to joining Manhattan West, Nicole worked at Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative asset management firm, where she performed security valuations tasks and led quarterly audit walkthroughs.
Prior to Apollo, Nicole was in management consulting, where she used her problem solving and analytical skills to advise some of the largest corporations in the United States. She quickly rose to a senior position and led a group of junior analysts.
Nicole earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering from University of British Columbia, where she was awarded with the President’s Entrance Scholarship. She then obtained her Master of Science in Finance degree from University of Southern California. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, and doing CrossFit.