Optimizing your global finance and operations strategies

Join us at the Private Funds CFO Network’s Europe Forum in London on November 13-14, 2024.

The Forum will bring together operations and finance professionals across all key asset classes while giving you the opportunity to network with and benchmark against your peers.

Secure your Private Funds CFO Network membership to gather with the most influential CFOs, COOs and their teams in Europe.

Why the Private Funds CFO Europe Forum?

Connect year-round

Build lasting relationships with your peers not only through the two-day event but also year-round with the Private Funds CFO Network membership.

Unrivalled content

Hear from leading experts as they offer a mixture of insightful, data-driven presentations, topical panel discussions and interactive debates.

More than an event

Use your Private Funds CFO Network membership year-round to stay ahead of the markets and connect with your peers.

2023 keynote speaker

Emma Cashmore
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Director
Ex-Meta

Emma Cashmore delved into her previous role and DE&I as a whole. Topics of discussion included:

  • Using DE&I to build a thriving ecosystem
  • Implementing systemic change
  • What mattered most in the employee experience
  • Why you needed to get comfortable with being uncomfortable
  • And more…

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2023 featured speakers

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2023 attendees included:

3i Group
ARA Venn
Arcmont Asset Management
BaltCap
Blackstone
Cap10 Partners
CapVest
Glendower Capital
Hermes GPE
IFM Investors
Kamco Invest
Metric Capital Partners
No Limit Capital
NTR
Old Mutual Alternative Investments
Orchard Global Asset Management
Sprints Capital
Swiss Life Asset Managers
Verdane
Victoria Asset Management

What our attendees say about the Forum

Vantage Infrastructure

Alex Geach, Finance Director

An excellent conference offering a wide range of relevant panel discussions and the opportunity to effectively network

NTR

Marie Joyce, Chief Financial Officer

An excellent mix of peers – never a wasted journey to this conference, learn something new and make new connections every time

StepStone Group

Stephen Penny, Partner & CIO

Great coverage of current relevant topics for COOs/CFOs with good balance between high-level intro to broader issues and deep dives into most topical issues

2023 Agenda

Last year’s agenda was built through consultation with influential finance and operations leaders in private equity and venture capital. The topics covered improved processes and practices within your firm, including:

  • Effectively managing your portfolio
  • Staying on top of the latest regulatory initiatives
  • Finding and retaining top talent
  • Navigating the future of carried interest

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Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 14th

08:00 - 09:00

Registration & coffee

08:00 - 09:00

Invite-only women’s CFO & COO networking breakfast

Plenary
09:00 - 09:05

Chairperson’s Welcome Address

Adam Smallman

Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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09:05 - 09:45

Operational imperatives- CFO/COO top priorities for the next 12 months

Nicholas Clapham, Alan Chu, Chris Heyworth, Nisha Raghavan, Aaron Kienwald
  • The future of fund management over the next decade, key themes and practical issues influencing their role.
  • Key factors CFOs/COOs consider vital to their strategy for accelerating their organization’s growth
  • Overriding implications of SVB collapse- what does it mean for the industry?

Moderator: Nicholas Clapham, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Sales (Alternatives), State Street

Panellists:

Alan Chu, Partner, Finance & Operations Director, Beechbrook Capital

Nisha Raghavan, COO, Actis

Chris Heyworth, Group CFO, BC Partners

Aaron Kienwald, Chief Operating Officer, Oakley Capital

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Nicholas Clapham

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Sales (Alternatives), State Street

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Alan Chu

Partner, Finance & Operations Director, Beechbrook Capital

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Chris Heyworth

Group CFO, BC Partners

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Nisha Raghavan

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Actis

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Aaron Kienwald

Group COO, Oakley Capital

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09:45 - 09:55

PEI Presentation: The Private Funds CFO Insights Survey 2024

Evie Taylor

Evie Taylor, Research Manager, PEI

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Evie Taylor

Research Manager, PEI Group

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09:55 - 10:35

Navigating challenges in a rising rates and inflationary climate

James Duffield, Raffael Rupprechter, Jesper Söderberg, Philippe Renauld
  • In a high interest rate environment is alternatives still looking attractive in general?
  • Managing liquidity in the current economic environment. What are investors return rate horizon across private markets?
  • How is this market moving forward in the new age of fewer exit possibilities & higher interest rates?
  • How are CFOs and COOs making sense of the higher rates environment?

Moderator: James Duffield, Group Head of Business Development, Aztec Group

Panellists:

Jesper Soderberg, CFO, Nordic Capital

Raffael Rupprechter, Principal & CFO, CONSTELLATION CAPITAL AG

Phillipe Renauld, Group CFO, Sienna Investment Managers

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James Duffield

Group Head of Business Development, Aztec Group

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Raffael Rupprechter

Principal & CFO, CONSTELLATION CAPITAL AG

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Jesper Söderberg

Chief Financial Officer, Nordic Capital

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Philippe Renauld

Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Sienna Investment Managers

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10:35 - 11:00

Fireside chat: Future of Carried interest

Simon Shipgood, Karen Sands
  • Carried Interest – Current purpose and motivation
  • How has Carry evolved?
  • What do we see in terms of variations on classic carry models?
  • What next for carry?

Moderator: Simon Shipgood, Regional Director, EMEA, EWM Global

Panellists: Karen Sands, Chief Operating Officer, Federated Hermes

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Simon Shipgood

Regional Director, EWM Global

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Karen Sands

Chief Operating Officer, Federated Hermes

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11:00 - 11:30

Networking coffee break

Plenary
11:30 - 12:10

Accelerating ESG and meeting investor demands

Joanne Butler, Claire Hedley, Anne Sheedy, Charles Avery, Niamh Whooley
  • Is standardisation in reporting (managing and measuring ESG data) good for the industry?
  • How are funds managing the latest investor demands in areas such as ESG?
  • SFDR- is it fit for purpose for private funds?

Moderator: Charles Avery, Reporter, New Private Markets

Panellists:

Claire Hedley, ESG Director, 17Capital

Joanne Butler, COO & Head of Investor Relations, Dunport Capital

Anne Sheedy, CFO & ESG Advisor, Bowmark Capital

Niamh Whooley, Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Investing, Pemberton Asset Management

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Joanne Butler

COO and Head of Investor Relations, DunPort Capital Management

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Claire Hedley

ESG Director, 17Capital

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Anne Sheedy

ESG Consultant, Bowmark Capital

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Charles Avery

Reporter, New Private Markets

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Niamh Whooley

Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Investing, Pemberton Asset Management

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12:10 - 12:40

In-Focus Fireside chat: LP Secondaries & Liquidity

Malcolm Goddard, Jason Howard, Adam Le
  • Is there a wall of LP secondaries waiting to be transacted?
  • Should we expect a further sale of LP stakes to secondary funds?

Moderator: Adam Le, Senior Editor EMEA, PEI

Panellists:

Malcolm Goddard, COO & CFO, Zetland Capital

Jason Howard, CFO & COO, Headway Capital Partners

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Malcolm Goddard

Partner, Zetland Capital

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Jason Howard

CFO, Headway Capital Partners

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Adam Le, Private Equity International

Adam Le

Senior Editor, EMEA, PEI

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12:40 - 13:15

Panel: Cultivating and retaining human talent in a competitive market

Debojit Mukherjee, Stuart Paterson, Thomas Lack, Neha Mittal
  • What are the top talent management goals for private fund managers?
  • How are you approaching the war for talent and shortage of personell?

Moderator: Stuart Paterson, Director, Allbyn

Panellists:

Debojit Mukherjee, COO, Agilitas Private Equity

Thomas Lack, COO & CFO, All Seas Capital

Neha Mittal, VP Europe, Viola Credit

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Debojit Mukherjee

Chief Operating Officer, Agilitas Private Equity

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Stuart Paterson

Director, Allbyn

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Thomas Lack

COO & CFO, All Seas Capital

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Neha Mittal

VP Europe, Viola Credit

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13:15 - 14:15

Lunch and networking break

Stream A
14:15 - 14:50

Portfolio Management

Steven Dunne, Graham Bippart, James Smith, Alexander Plenk
  • Best ways to demonstrate exceptional portfolio management to end investors
  • Best tools to quantity alpha in portfolios and predict future liquidity risks?

Moderator: Graham Bippart, Editor, PEI Media

Panellists:

Steven Dunne, Partner, Frog Capital

James Smith, Head of Operations & Finance, ARA Venn

Alexander Plenk, Head of HR, Finance& Capital Markets, creditshelf

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Steven Dunne

Partner, Frog Capital

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Graham Bippart

Editor, Private Funds CFO

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James Smith

Head of Operations & Finance, ARA Venn

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Alexander Plenk

Head of HR, Finance & Capital Markets, creditshelf

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14:50 - 15:25

Navigating a changing regulatory and compliance environment

Victoria Sherliker, Patrick Shea, Joshua Cherry-Seto
  • SEC registration reporting requirements and updates to policies.
  • Regulatory developments and taxonomy issues that private fund managers need to keep on top of.
  • Operations and regulation- how do they work together?
  • Impact of ELTIF regulation on retailization

Moderator: Pat Shea, Partner, UK Regulatory Advisory, ACA Group

Panellists:

Victoria Sherliker, Chief Compliance Officer, Stafford Capital Partners

Joshua Cherry-Seto, Partner & CFO, Startup Health

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Victoria Sherliker

Chief Compliance Officer, Stafford Capital Partners

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Patrick Shea

Partner, ACA Regulatory Advisory Practice

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Joshua Cherry-Seto, Blue Wolf Capital

Joshua Cherry-Seto

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, StartUp Health

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15:25 - 16:00

Valuation challenges in changing times

Bijal Patel , Nick Latner, Matthew Maguire, Richard Urban
  • How are valuation methods and processes changing across private assets?
  • Which procedures should be in place to mitigate risk?

Moderator: Richard Urban, Director, Rivington Pike 

Panellists:

Bijal Patel, Managing Director, Fund Services, Actis

Nick Latner, Finance Director, HG Capital

Matthew Maguire, Director, Finance and Investor Relations, Park Square Capital

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Bijal Patel

Managing Director, Fund Services, Actis

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Nick Latner

Finance Director, Hg

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Matthew Maguire

Director, Finance & Investor Relations, Park Square Capital

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Richard Urban

Independent Non-Executive Director, Rivington Pike

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Stream B
14:15 - 14:50

Mitigating emerging cyber risks and the CFO/COO strategy

Simon Eyre, Julia Lassarat, Patricia Hamel
  • How to successfully balance risk without paralyzing operational teams that are trying to grow?
  • How have operational teams joined with legal and compliance to mitigate risks?
  • How has the SVB collapse reiterated the problem of opportunistic cyber threats?

Moderator: Simon Eyre, Chief Information Security Officer, Drawbridge

Panellists:

Julia Lassarat, Finance Director, MV Credit

Patricia Hamel, Chief Operating Officer, Kester Capital

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Simon Eyre

Chief Information Security Officer, Drawbridge

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Julia Lassarat

Finance Director, MV Credit

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Patricia Hamel

Chief Operating Officer, Kester Capital

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14:50 - 15:25

Best practices for fund set-up

Sandeep Giroud, Adam Smallman, Amandeep Singh Johal
  • Key factors driving and influencing advisor appointmuient decisions, choice of fund domicile, and the key fund establishment challenges CFO/COOs are facing.
  • Assessing liquidity risks

Moderator: Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

Panellists:

Sandeep Giroud, Finance Director, Ashgrove Capital

Amandeep Johal, Senior Adviser

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Sandeep Giroud

Finance Director, AshGrove Capital

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Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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Amandeep Singh Johal

Senior Adviser, Freelance

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15:25 - 16:00

Data analytics: Why it’s the golden era of data

Sahem Gulati, Henry Kwok, Tom Richardson, Andreas Koukos
  • Implementing an effective
    data strategy to create better firm visibility
  • Impact of unifying disparate data and embracing predictive analytics on operational performance
  • Best tools to capitalize on value-creation opportunities

Moderator: Henry Kwok, Fund Controller, Orchard Global

Panellists:

Andreas Koukos, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director, Brook Lane Capital

Sahem Gulati, Private Assets Capability Lead, Strategy & Consulting, M&G Investments

Tom Richardson, Director- Account Management, Allvue Systems

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Sahem Gulati

Head of Strategy & Consulting, M&G Investments

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Henry Kwok

Fund Controller, Orchard Global

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Tom Richardson

Director - Account Management, Allvue Systems

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Andreas Koukos

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director, Brook Lane Capital

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16:00 - 16:30

Networking coffee break

Plenary
16:30 - 17:00

Debate: To outsource or not to outsource- When, where and how?

Patrick McCullagh, Ted Frith, Stephan Plagemann, Robert Shaw
  • Key areas for outsourcing and what makes for an effective outsourcing partnership.
  • When is it better to do it inhouse?
  • How do you balance cost and efficiency?

Moderator: Patrick McCullagh, Managing Director, Sales: Europe & North America, Alter Domus

Panellists:

Rob Shaw, Partner & CFO, Apera Asset Management

Ted Frith, Chief Operating Officer, GLIL Infrastructure

Stephan Plagemann, CFO, Head of MSPA, Mount Street

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Patrick McCullagh

Managing Director, Sales: Europe & North America, Alter Domus

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Ted Frith

Chief Operating Officer, GLIL Infrastructure LLP

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Stephan Plagemann

Chief Financial Officer, Head of Portfolio Management, Mount Street

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Robert Shaw

Partner & CFO, Apera Asset Management

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17:00 - 17:40

Off the record - Audience roundtable discussions

Cameron Price, Neil Smith, Neil Brown, Sahem Gulati, Agne Raulinaitiene
  • The role of data sourcing and data management to support asset verification
  • How to fundraise in a tough environment facilitated by Neil Brown, Head of Capital Formation, Low Carbon
  • Managing investor due diligence process facilitated by Cameron Price, Chief Operating Officer, Vantage Infrastructure
  • Handling large scale integration challenges facilitated by Sahem Gulati, Private Assets Capability Lead, Strategy & Consulting, M&G Investments
  • Democratisation of the private funds market
  • The demand for NAV and hybrid financing facilitated by Neil Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Castleforge
  • Balancing in house finance teams, 3rd party admins and having the right financing software facilitated by Agne Raulinaitiene, Director of Finance, Silverfleet Capital
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Cameron Price

Chief Operating Officer, Vantage Infrastructure

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Neil Smith

Chief Financial Officer, Castleforge

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Neil Brown, Actis

Neil Brown

Head of Capital Formation, Low Carbon

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Sahem Gulati

Head of Strategy & Consulting, M&G Investments

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Agne Raulinaitiene

Director of Finance, Silverfleet Capital Partners LLP

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17:40 - 18:40

Networking reception

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 15th

08:00 - 08:45

Registration & Coffee

Private think tanks – asset classes (GPs only)
08:50 - 09:50

CFOs & COOs in Private equity (GPs only)

Joshua Cherry-Seto

Facilitated by Joshua Cherry-Seto, Partner & CFO, Startup Health

Joshua Cherry-Seto, Blue Wolf Capital

Joshua Cherry-Seto

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, StartUp Health

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08:50 - 09:50

CFOs & COOs in Private debt (GPs only)

Alexander Plenk

Facilitated by Alexander Plenk, Head of HR, Finance& Capital Markets, creditshelf

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Alexander Plenk

Head of HR, Finance & Capital Markets, creditshelf

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08:50 - 09:50

CFOS & COOs in Infrastructure (GPs only)

Alex Geach

Facilitated by Alex Geach, Finance Director, Vantage Infrastructure

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Alex Geach

Finance Director, Vantage Infrastructure

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08:50 - 09:50

CFOs & COOs in Real estate (GPs only)

Melinda Knatchbull

Facilitated by Melinda Knatchbull, CFO, Sellar

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Melinda Knatchbull

CFO, Sellar

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08:50 - 09:50

CFOs & COOs in Service providers (GPs only)

Plenary
09:55 - 10:00

Chairperson’s day 2 welcome remarks

Adam Smallman

Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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10:00 - 10:20

Keynote Address: The Art of Inclusion

Emma Cashmore

Emma Cashmore, DE&I Director, International, ex Meta

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Emma Cashmore

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader, ex Meta

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10:20 - 10:45

Fireside chat: Managing risk in an ever-changing environment

Chaim Langer, Richard Urban
  • Why do private credit funds need to be more mindful of sanctions?
  • Conducting due diligence in the current sanctions environment.

Moderator: Richard Urban, Director, Rivington Pike

Panellists:
Chaim Langer, Chief Operating Officer, Vintage Funds, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

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Chaim Langer

Chief Operating Officer, Vintage Funds, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

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Richard Urban

Independent Non-Executive Director, Rivington Pike

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10:45 - 11:15

Networking break

Plenary
11:15 - 12:00

Keeping up with technology integration in private markets

Richard Blakesley, Richard Kirkby, Manoj Jain, Priyanka Lilaramani, Jeremy Hocter
  • Key technology implementations to drive automation
  • Leveraging the opportunities of artificial intelligence and mitigating its risks
  • Which focal areas are you seeing new investment ?
  • Which technology benefits do CFO/COOs place most value on?

Moderator: Priyanka Lilaramani, CEO & Founder, Truealpha


Panellists:

Richard Kirkby, CFO, Veld Capital

Richard Blakesley, CEO and Founder, Capital Pilot

Manoj Jain, Director – Group Finance Operations, 3i Group

Jeremy Hocter, Managing Director, Holland Mountain

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Richard Blakesley

Founder & CEO, Capital Pilot

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Richard Kirkby

CFO, Veld Capital

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Manoj Jain

Director – Group Finance Operations, 3i Group Plc

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Priyanka Lilaramani

CEO and Founder

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Jeremy Hocter

Managing Director, Holland Mountain

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12:00 - 12:40

Debate: Adapting to new company sizes- small, mid and large cap

Simon Hirtzel, Graham Bippart, Tom Seymour-Mead
  • Strategies to future proof target operating models
  • How do the operational challenges compare across size?
  • What does it mean to be a Large cap CFO vs emerging and small scale manager? How do you compete with larger players?
  • Is it harder for smaller funds to spread out CFO capabilities over investor relations, compliance, ESG etc.?

Moderator: Graham Bippart, Editor, PEI Media

Panellists:

Tom Seymour-Mead, CFO, Signal Capital Partners

Simon Hirtzel, General Partner & COO, IQ Capital

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Simon Hirtzel

General Partner and COO, IQ Capital

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Graham Bippart

Editor, Private Funds CFO & Private Equity International

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Tom Seymour-Mead

Chief Financial Officer, Signal Capital Partners

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12:40 - 12:45

Chairperson's closing remarks

Adam Smallman

Adam Smallman, Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

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12:45 - 13:45

Networking lunch & end of conference

2023 Speakers

Contact Hannah Ogun at hannah.o@pei.group for speaking opportunities in 2024.

Charles Avery

Reporter, New Private Markets

Graham Bippart

Editor, Private Funds CFO

Richard Blakesley

Founder & CEO, Capital Pilot

Neil Brown, Actis

Neil Brown

Head of Capital Formation, Low Carbon

Joanne Butler

COO and Head of Investor Relations, DunPort Capital Management

Emma Cashmore

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader, ex Meta

Joshua Cherry-Seto, Blue Wolf Capital

Joshua Cherry-Seto

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, StartUp Health

Alan Chu

Partner, Finance & Operations Director, Beechbrook Capital

Nicholas Clapham

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Sales (Alternatives), State Street

James Duffield

Group Head of Business Development, Aztec Group

Steven Dunne

Partner, Frog Capital

Simon Eyre

Chief Information Security Officer, Drawbridge

Ted Frith

Chief Operating Officer, GLIL Infrastructure LLP

Alex Geach

Finance Director, Vantage Infrastructure

Sandeep Giroud

Finance Director, AshGrove Capital

Malcolm Goddard

Partner, Zetland Capital

Sahem Gulati

Head of Strategy & Consulting, M&G Investments

Patricia Hamel

Chief Operating Officer, Kester Capital

Claire Hedley

ESG Director, 17Capital

Chris Heyworth

Group CFO, BC Partners

Simon Hirtzel

General Partner and COO, IQ Capital

Jeremy Hocter

Managing Director, Holland Mountain

Jason Howard

COO/CFO, Headway Capital Partners

Manoj Jain

Director – Group Finance Operations, 3i Group Plc

Aaron Kienwald

Group COO, Oakley Capital

Richard Kirkby

CFO, Veld Capital

Melinda Knatchbull

CFO, Sellar

Andreas Koukos

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director, Brook Lane Capital

Henry Kwok

Fund Controller, Orchard Global

Thomas Lack

COO & CFO, All Seas Capital

Chaim Langer

Chief Operating Officer, Vintage Funds, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Julia Lassarat

Finance Director, MV Credit

Nick Latner

Finance Director, Hg

Adam Le, Private Equity International

Adam Le

Senior Editor, EMEA, PEI

Priyanka Lilaramani

CEO and Founder

Matthew Maguire

Director, Finance & Investor Relations, Park Square Capital

Patrick McCullagh

Managing Director, Sales: Europe & North America, Alter Domus

Neha Mittal

VP Europe, Viola Credit

Debojit Mukherjee

Chief Operating Officer, Agilitas Private Equity

Bijal Patel

Managing Director, Fund Services, Actis

Stuart Paterson

Director, Allbyn

Stephan Plagemann

Chief Financial Officer, Head of Portfolio Management, Mount Street

Alexander Plenk

Head of HR, Finance & Capital Markets, creditshelf

Cameron Price

Chief Operating Officer, Vantage Infrastructure

Nisha Raghavan

Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Actis

Agne Raulinaitiene

Director of Finance, Silverfleet Capital Partners LLP

Philippe Renauld

Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Sienna Investment Managers

Tom Richardson

Director - Account Management, Allvue Systems

Raffael Rupprechter

Principal & CFO, CONSTELLATION CAPITAL AG

Karen Sands

Chief Operating Officer, Federated Hermes

Tom Seymour-Mead

Chief Financial Officer, Signal Capital Partners

Robert Shaw

Partner & CFO, Apera Asset Management

Patrick Shea

Partner, ACA Regulatory Advisory Practice

Anne Sheedy

ESG Consultant, Bowmark Capital

Victoria Sherliker

Chief Compliance Officer, Stafford Capital Partners

Simon Shipgood

Regional Director, EWM Global

Amandeep Singh Johal

Senior Adviser, Freelance

Adam Smallman

Director of Membership Programmes, PEI

James Smith

Head of Operations & Finance, ARA Venn

Neil Smith

Chief Financial Officer, Castleforge

Jesper Söderberg

Chief Financial Officer, Nordic Capital

Evie Taylor

Research Manager, PEI Group

Richard Urban

Independent Non-Executive Director, Rivington Pike

Niamh Whooley

Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Investing, Pemberton Asset Management

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