Deliver strategic growth within private funds

After a successful first virtual event last year, the CFOs & COOs Europe Forum is taking place in-person in London on 16-17 November.

Hear from industry experts and discover solutions and prime your private fund operations for the future. Take part in an open discussion with your peers from across private markets on digitisation projects, regulatory frameworks, ESG implementation, managing teams through disruptive periods and much more this November.

The past year has redefined operational norms, this is your opportunity to stay in touch with the latest trends and benchmark against your peers and competitors so you can forge a way forward beyond the pandemic. Book now to access the Forum and build your network across private funds. There will be additional opportunities for those unable to travel to participate remotely.

What can you expect at the CFOs & COOs Europe Forum?


Connect with 150+ finance and operational leaders

Join over 150 CFOs, COOs and senior finance and operations professionals, giving you the opportunity to hear from and talk to like-minded individuals from the UK and Europe. Across our two-day programme, you will have plenty of time to build foundations for long-term relationships.


Stay up to date with the trends in private funds

Hear from industry and topic experts on a wide range of themes, from the technological to the technical. After a period that has redefined operational norms, it will be vital to stay in touch with the latest trends and benchmark against your peers and competitors.


Make the most of face-to-face networking!

Ensure you take advantage of the unparalleled qualities that face-to-face networking brings. Various networking breaks, siloed discussion groups and our evening drinks reception are just some of the unmissable opportunities across the agenda.

2020 speakers featured:

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Attendees of the networking event earlier this year

3i Group
Actis Capital
African Infrastructure Investment Managers
Agilitas Private Equity
All Seas Capital
AlpInvest Partners
Anacap Financial Partners
Anticipa Real Estate
ARA Venn
Astorg Partners
Bamboo Capital Partners
Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Campbell Lutyens & Co
Capital Dynamics
Capvest Partners
CDC Group
Cipio Partners
Clarion Gramercy
Climate Fund Managers
Cross Ocean Partners
DRC Capital
EQT Partners
Equistone Partners
Fiera Infrastructure
Greencoat Capital
Headway Capital Partners
Hg Capital
ICON Infrastructure
InstarAGF Asset Management
Intermediate Capital Group
Investment Management Corporation of Ontario
Iona Capital
IQ Capital
LaSalle Investment Management
LCM Partners
Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets
Melody Investment Advisors
Montagu Private Equity
Montana Capital Partners
Muzinich & Co
MV Credit
Nordic Capital
Partners Group
Penta Investments
Phoenix Equity Partners
Pictet Alternative Advisors
RJD Partners
Sanlam Alternative Investment
Shard Credit Partners
Sprints Capital Management
The Carlyle Group
Triton Investments Advisers
Ver Capital
Vicenda Asset Management
YIELCO Investments

The agenda will be confirmed in May

CFOs & COOs Europe Forum will take place on 16-17 November, all timings are in GMT, UK time zone.

For more information on the agenda, please contact James Hatwell. | +44 (0) 20 3994 7961.

Speakers for the CFOs & COOs Working Groups

For more information on the agenda, please contact James Hatwell. | +44 (0) 20 3994 7961.

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Nicholas d'Adhemar

CEO, Apperio

Nicholas is the founder and CEO of Apperio. Nicholas spent six years working as a lawyer for CMS Cameron McKenna and Sterling Energy PLC, and three years client -side in private equity where he experienced first hand the unnecessary conflict, confusi… Read full bio

Max Dobson

Commercial Director, MillTechFX by Millennium Global

Max is Commercial Director with responsibility for sales, financial partnerships and sales strategy. He joined Millennium Global Investments in 2018, where he led business development for Asset Managers and helped to develop the go-to-market strategy… Read full bio

James Gow

Chief Client Officer, Aztec Group

James leads our multi-jurisdictional client experience, marketing and business development teams, driving the continued development of the Group’s market proposition and its focus on client relationships and experience. In this role he plays a key pa… Read full bio

Erica Herberg

CFO, Investment Solutions, The Carlyle Group

Erica Herberg is a Managing Director and the Chief Financial Officer of Carlyle's Investment Solutions Group. She is based in Amsterdam. Investment Solutions provides investors will access to the large and complex universe of alternative asset invest… Read full bio

Christian Hinze

COO Europe, StepStone

Mr. Hinze is Chief Operating Officer of StepStone Private Debt and Hedge Funds and also serves as COO of StepStone in Europe. He is involved in various operational, investment and risk management activities. Prior to StepStone, Mr. Hinze was managing… Read full bio

Dean Horton

Chief Operating Officer, African Infrastructure Investment Managers

Dean joined AIIM in 2013, working within the deal execution and asset management teams. Dean subsequently transitioned to the role of Chief Operating Officer, where he is responsible for finance, compliance and governance functions as well as providi… Read full bio

Eric Huttman

CEO, MillTechFX by Millennium Global

As CEO of MillTechFX, Eric has overall responsibility for the management of the firm, and for implementing the strategic direction of the business set by the Board of Directors. Prior to establishing MillTechFX, Eric managed currency portfolios for o… Read full bio

Marie Joyce

Chief Financial Officer, NTR

Marie is Chief Financial Officer of NTR plc, having spent over 15 years with the group in various subsidiary CFO roles and central management positions. NTR acquires, constructs and operates onshore wind and solar assets across Western Europe on beha… Read full bio

Prianka Mahanty

Associate Director, Kylla Corporate Transactions

Associate Director at Kylla Corporate Transaction. I am responsible for Client relations, Operations, Deal initiation, Prelim due diligence and ESG assessments. Kylla Kylla is a corporate transactions firm that matches growth-focused companies with a… Read full bio

Simon Shipgood

Regional Director, EWM Global

Simon Shipgood is responsible for sourcing and developing client relationships for EWM Global’s UK and European markets. In this role, he has worked with some of the world’s largest financial institutions including global banks, asset managers, and p… Read full bio

Luke Venables


Luke is a Partner and CFO/COO at ARA Venn. Luke has 25 years of experience in financial, operational, compliance and infrastructure roles, with a particular focus on credit products. Before joining ARA Venn in 2015, Luke was Head of Operations at CQS… Read full bio

Susan Wilkins

CFO, Actis

As Chief Financial Officer of Actis, Susan has responsibility for a broad range of finance, operations and executive management activities. Susan is a member of the Actis Executive Committee and reports to Torbjorn Caesar, Senior Partner. Susan has w… Read full bio
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Sponsorship opportunities

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