Dr. Pawan Chaturvedi has joined Aqueduct Capital Group LLC, an investment advisory and placement firm based in New York City, as the head of investments, Aqueduct announced Tuesday.

Chaturvedi joins Aqueduct from the UCLA Investment Company, where he was a senior investment director focused on portfolio management and the private markets portfolio.

Aqueduct also announced it is opening an office in Los Angeles this summer, which Chaturvedi will head.