Our Team


Management Team

Michael Sobel


Co-Founder of Scenic Advisement, a specialist Investment Bank for late-stage, private technology companies. Mike launched the Scenic Private Access Funds business in 2021. Prior to Scenic, Mike was the Global Head of Fixed Income iShares and Prime Brokerage at BlackRock and served as an advisor to the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq.

Peter Christiansen PhD


Headed Scenic Advisement’s research and analysis of private-market deals for the past six years. Before that, Pete spent 17 years as a portfolio manager and investment researcher at Barclays Global Investors and BlackRock, including running fundamental due diligence for IPO investments.

Mark Norbury

Investor Relations and Co-Invest

Twenty years of expertise in private equity, venture capital, and family enterprises in Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America, including 17 years at HSBC and JPMorgan. Mark's experience includes buy-side investing in private growth equities and sell-side advisory and financing.

Bader Alomran

Growth Equity Investor

Formerly at JPMorgan in the Middle East, where he focused on their regional cash equities business. Bader received his MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.