Gaston Urda is the Head of Investments and M&A of the UAE investment platform at Mubadala. Since Joining Mubadala in 2008, Gaston’s primary responsibilities have been to oversee and manage investments across different geographies and sectors including logistics, transportation, mining, aerospace services, real estate investment management, renewables and utilities. Prior to joining Mubadala, he worked in the private equity industry, gaining in-depth knowledge in several sectors. Gaston began his 24 year career as an accountant, working at one of the “Big 4” accountancy firms. He currently serves as a board and/or investment committee member of a number of companies in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Gaston earned his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School in New York and his B.S. in accounting from the University Argentina de la Empresa.