Keeping diversity at the top of the agenda

The pandemic has shone a spotlight on challenges facing the world and diversity remains an area that businesses globally need to address to realise their full potential. The worlds’ leading diversity event focused on alternatives, the Women in Private Markets Summit is returning to London on 1-2 December. There will be additional opportunities for those unable to travel to participate remotely.

This year’s Women in Private Markets Summit will once again be co-located with the Women in Private Equity, Women in InfrastructureWomen in Real Estate and Women in Private Debt Forums. All registered attendees will have access to the four forums, allowing you to build your network across alternative asset classes. Book now to access the entire Women in Private Markets Summit.

COVERING WOMEN IN PRIVATE EQUITY, INFRASTRUCTURE, REAL ESTATE & PRIVATE DEBT

1 Summit. 4 Forums

What can you expect at the Summit?

Hear from industry leaders

Learn how industry experts are actively addressing diversity within their own businesses and those they work with. Understand how investor allocations have changed, the effect of the rise of impact investing in alternatives, how the SPAC phenomenon will play out for private markets, and if fundraising will ever be the same again.

Build your cross-asset class network

Connect with industry participants across private equity, infrastructure, private debt and real estate. Network in-person at interactive workshops, networking breaks, evening drinks reception, roundtable discussions and invite-only breakfasts. Build lasting relationships and compare best practices with your peers.

Meet institutional investors

Hear from investors who are looking to increase their exposure to private markets. Benefit from our expansive global investor community who will be in attendance throughout the forum. Current investors include Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, CPPIB, EBRD, Greater Manchester Pension Fund, and Japan Post Bank.

Keynote speaker

 

 

Level 20’s Chair, Cheryl Potter will discuss why private equity still struggles to retain diverse talent. Sharing her learnings from a career spent on the deal team, how the industry can attract and retain more women, and the wider role of Level 20 at the 8th annual Women in Private Markets Summit.

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Speakers confirmed for 2021

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Companies registered to attend this year

Actis
Allianz Capital Partners
AllianzGI
Allstate Investments
Alte Leipziger Hallesche Versicherung
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Management International
ARA Venn
Arcano Partners
Ares Management
Astarte Capital Partners
Astia
AustralianSuper
Aztec Group
B Capital Partners
BDT & Company International
BlackRock
Blue Owl Capital
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Bregal Milestone
Brightwood Capital Advisors
British Business Bank
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO
Brunel Pension Partnership
Calista Direct Investors
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
Catalyst Fund
CBRE Global Investors
CDC Group
Cebile Capital
Cerberus Capital Management
CIL
Connection Capital
CORDET Capital Partners
CPP Investment Board
Curzon
Desjardins Pension Group
EBRD
Equiem
Europa Capital
European Investment Fund
European Leveraged Finance Association
Fried Frank
Fuel Venture Capital
Gatewood Capital Partners
Generate Capital
GIC
GLIL Infrastructure
GLP
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
GRESB
Gresham House
HarbourVest Partners
Hayfin
Headway Capital Partners
Henderson Park Capital Partners
HSBC
ICG
IMCO
Infracapital
Infranode
Investec
Japan Post Bank
JLL Hotels & Hospitality
Kirkland & Ellis
KKR
Kvika banki
L Catterton
Lalia Capital
Latham and Watkins
Level 20
Lexington Partners
Linklaters
Local Pensions Partnership
Lockton Companies
London School of Economics
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
MassMutual
McDermott Will & Emery
MEAG
Mercer Alternatives
MetLife Investment Management
Mitiska REIM
Montana Capital Partners
Moonfare
Motive Partners
MUFG
Muzinch and Co
Neuberger Berman
NYSNA Pension Plan and Benefits Fund
Ogier
Orion Capital Managers
ORIX Life Insurance
Owl Rock
Oxford Properties
Patron Capital Advisers, Women in Safe Home Fund
Pension Protection Fund
PGGM Infrastructure Fund
Polar Structure
Porvenir
Précis Capital Partners
Prologis
Prudential Staff Pension Fund
PSP Investments
QuadReal Property Group
Real Estate Balance
Realterm
RedBird Capital Partners
Redington
Resillience Partners
RNIB Royal National Institute for the Blind
RoundShield Partners
Royal National Institute for the Blind
Rubicon Partners
Schroders
Sheffield Haworth
Signal Iduna Asset Management
Siris Capital Partners
StepStone Group
Sunsuper
Tata Cummins
The Raine Group
Thor Equities
Threadmark
Triago
Trilantic Capital Management
Triton Partners
Unigestion
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
USS Investment Management
Vanderbilt University
Whitehelm Capital
Wimmer Family Office
Wisayah Global Investment Company
WTS Deutschland
Zouk Capital

Testimonials from 2020

Julie Dunne

Investment Operations Manager, The Church of England Pensions Board

An incredibly inspirational event that would be a real benefit to any woman or man, in the industry to attend.

Louisa Yeoman

Co-Founder, Astrid Advisors

A virtual success for Women in Private Markets Summit in 2020 with fantastic representation across the different asset classes and excellent content from the sp…

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Katalin Gallyas

Managing Director, c*funds

Well curated, high-quality conference with the very best of industry passionate and practitioners. Lots of new insights and market trends. Cannot be missed!

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The Summit will take place on 1-2 December 2021, all timings are in GMT, UK time zone.

For more information on the agenda, please contact Charles Gould.

charles.g@peimedia.com | +44 (0) 203 879 3893.

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Agenda

Women in Private Markets Summit - Wednesday 1st

08:00 - 08:45

Registration and coffee

LP invitation only breakfast session

Plenary
08:45 - 08:50

PEI Welcome

08:50 - 09:00

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Laurie Mahon
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Laurie Mahon

Former Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

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09:00 - 09:25

Keynote speech: Building a career as a dealmaker in private equity

Cheryl Potter

Cheryl Potter spent two decades at Permira leading the Global Consumer Team and the London office. She also served on the firm’s Executive Committee and the Compensation and Partnership Committee. Whilst the number of women in private markets has grown since Cheryl joined Permira in 1999, there is still a long way to go with only 10% of women working in Senior Investment roles. (Level 20 and BVCA D&I Survey 2021). 

While more women are entering the industry at a junior level, Private Equity still struggles to retain diverse talent. 

This keynote speech will share learnings from a career spent in the deal team, how the industry can attract and retain more women and the role of Level 20. 

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Cheryl Potter

Chair, Level 20

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09:25 - 10:05

LP Allocations to private markets in a changed economy

Natalie Breen, Carolin Blank, Teia Merring, Sunaina Sinha, Tricia Ward
  • How well have investments performed compared to other strategies since March 2019?
  • Views on the future of fundraising after the changes caused of the past 18 months
  • How are LPs supporting emerging managers and are they concerned about the flight to familiarity?
  • To what extent are LPs making investment decisions based on diversity?

Moderator: Natalie Breen, Global Head of Strategic Growth, Sanne Group

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Natalie Breen

Global Head of Strategic Growth, Sanne Group

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Carolin Blank

Managing Director, Hamilton Lane

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Teia Merring

Senior Investment Director, USS

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Sunaina Sinha

Global Head, Private Capital Advisory, Raymond James

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Tricia Ward

Head of Private Markets, Redington

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10:05 - 10:45

How industry leaders are walking the talk on diversity

Aranpreet Randhawa, Martin Bradley, Benoît Durteste, Emma Watford, Deborah Zurkow
  • Examples of the benefits of diverse teams in fundraising
  • How are firms recruiting and retaining diverse candidates?
  • Changes to working practices since covid-19, returning to the office and the impact on women
  • Advice for those making their way in private markets

Moderated by: Aranpreet Randhawa, Partner, Proskauer

 

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Aranpreet Randhawa

Partner, Proskauer

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Martin Bradley

Head of Real Assets (EMEA), Macquarie Asset Management

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Benoît Durteste

Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer, ICG

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Emma Watford

Co-Head of UK, Bridgepoint Europe

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Deborah Zurkow

Global Head of Investments, Allianz Global Investors

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10:45 - 11:30

Coffee & Networking

Plenary
11:30 - 12:10

The continued rise of impact investing in alternatives

Ruth Knox, Rikke Kjær Nielsen, Cameron McLain, Joanna Reiss
  • To what extent are impact strategies within mega funds integrated with ESG?
  • Balancing outcome with fiduciary responsibility
  • How are managers in impact differentiating themselves in their investment approach?
  • Are impact strategies allowing funds to broaden their investor base?

Moderator: Ruth Knox, Partner–ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

 

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Ruth Knox

Partner – ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

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Rikke Kjær Nielsen

Partner, EQT

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Cameron McLain

Founding Partner, Giant Ventures

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Joanna Reiss

Partner and Co-lead of Impact - Private Equity, Apollo Global Management

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12:10 - 12:45

How has economic disruption impacted appetite for co-investments?

Floortje Brouwers, Adriana Ballard, Laura Ferraris, Karin Hyland
  • Differences across asset classes and lessons learnt: private equity vs real estate or infrastructure?
  • To what extent have co-investments been used to help companies through a crisis?
  • Opportunities created by the past year
  • The blurring lines between secondaries and co-investments

Moderator: Floortje Brouwers, Senior Vice President, GIC Private Markets

 

Floortje Brouwers, GIC

Floortje Brouwers

Senior Vice President, GIC

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Adriana Ballard

Director of Asset Owner Solutions, Nasdaq

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Laura Ferraris

Senior Vice President (MAM), Client Solutions Group, Macquarie Asset Management

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Karin Hyland

Senior Investment Director, Abrdn

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12:45 - 13:40

Lunch

12:45-13:15
Oxford style debate: This house believes that unconscious bias training does not work

Virtual discussion available live at the event & online

13:15-13:45
Global perspectives on private markets

Virtual speakers from around the globe will be beamed into speak to the main conference hall for this unique session

Women in Infrastructure Forum
13:40 - 13:45

Infrastructure chairperson’s opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

Are we entering a ‘roaring twenties’ for infrastructure?

Gwenola Chambon, Tara Davies, Roopa Murthy
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Gwenola Chambon

CEO and Managing Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

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Tara Davies

Partner, Global Head of Core Infrastructure, and Co-Head of European Infrastructure, KKR

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Roopa Murthy

Partner - Infrastructure Debt, AMP Capital Investors

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14:25 - 15:00

Asset Management: How managers have adapted capabilities to manage through disruption

Louisa Yeoman, Helen Price, Sergio Ronga, Valeria Rosati

Moderator: Louisa Yeoman, Founder, Astrid Advisors    

Louisa Yeoman, Astrid Advisors

Louisa Yeoman

Founding Partner, Astrid Advisors

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Helen Price

Chief Financial Officer, InfraRed Capital Partners

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Sergio Ronga

Founding Partner, Daiwa International Capital Partners

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Valeria Rosati

Senior Partner, Vantage Infrastructure

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15:00 - 15:40

Digital infrastructure: finding value in an ultra- competitive market

Guillaume Richard, Kriti Madan, Melissa Cohen, Rohini Pahwa

Moderator: Guillaume Richard, Head of Infrastructure Funds Coverage, CA-CIB

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Guillaume Richard

Head of Infrastructure Funds Coverage, CA-CIB

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Kriti Madan

Vice President, Northleaf Capital Partners

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Melissa Cohen

Managing Director - Infrastructure, Eurazeo

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Rohini Pahwa

Managing Director, Arjun Infrastructure Partners

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Women in Private Equity Forum
13:40 - 13:45

Private Equity chairperson’s opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

How well positioned is Private Equity to turn the crisis into an opportunity?

Alexandra Farmer, Sofia Ahuja, Johanna Barr, Sarah Walker

Moderator: Alexandra Farmer, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

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Alexandra Farmer

Partner - ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

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Sofia Ahuja

Director, EQT

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Johanna Barr

Managing Director, Advent International

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Sarah Walker

VP-Global Head of Private Equity Practice, Salesforce

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14:25 - 15:00

Investor perspectives on PE as we enter a new cycle

Carmela Mendoza, Cecilia Amyot, Lorna Robertson, Tina Yu

 

Moderator: Carmela Mendoza, Senior Reporter, Private Equity International

 

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Carmela Mendoza

Senior Reporter, PEI

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Cecilia Amyot

Senior Associate, Neuberger Berman

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Lorna Robertson

Head of Funds, Connection Capital

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Tina Yu

Principal, KSL Capital Partners

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15:00 - 15:40

Outlining the commercial value of ESG integration in PE

Snehal Shah, Maria Carradice, Shami Nissan, Laura O'Brian

Moderator: Snehal Shah, Reporter, New Private Markets 

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Snehal Shah

Reporter, New Private Markets, PEI Media

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Maria Carradice

Managing Director, Mayfair Equity Partners

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Shami Nissan

Partner, Head of Sustainability, Actis

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Laura O'Brian

Investment Director - Private Equity, Cambridge Associates

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Women in Real Estate Forum
13:40 - 13:45

PERE chairperson’s opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

Real estate demand post-pandemic: finding opportunities a dislocated market

Ami Kotecha, Sarah Acheson, Michela Hancock, Joanne McNamara

Moderator: Ami Kotecha, Co-Founder & Head of Venture Investments, Amro Partners

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Ami Kotecha

Co-Founder & Head of Venture Investments, Amro Partners

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Sarah Acheson

Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

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Michela Hancock

Managing Director, Europe, Greystar

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Joanne McNamara

EVP – Europe and Asia Pacific, Oxford Properties

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14:25 - 15:00

Where are opportunities in a fiercely competitive logistics market?

Claire Williams, Sally Bruer, Jane Harrison

Moderator: Claire Williams, Industrial & Logistics Research Lead, Knight Frank

 

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Claire Williams

Industrial & Logistics Research Lead, Knight Frank

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Sally Bruer

Head of EMEA Logistics & Industrial Research & Insight, Cushman & Wakefield

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Jane Harrison

Real Estate & Customer Experience, Director, Prologis

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15:00 - 15:40

The future of offices in a post-pandemic world

Tyler Goodwin, Roujin Mansour, Vanessa Muscarà

Moderator: Tyler Goodwin, CEO & Founder, Seaforth Land

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Tyler Goodwin

CEO & Founder, Seaforth Land Holdings Limited

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Roujin Mansour

Senior Investment Analyst, AustralianSuper

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Vanessa Muscarà

Head of Research & Strategy, Europa Capital

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Women in Private Debt Forum
13:40 - 13:45

Private debt chairperson’s opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

How has private debt fared in comparison with other investment strategies in the past few months?

Harriet West, Nicole Downer, Natalia Tsitoura

Moderator: Harriet West, Associate, Proskauer

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Harriet West

Associate, Proskauer

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Nicole Downer

Managing Partner, MV Credit

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Natalia Tsitoura

Partner, Apollo Management International

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14:25 - 15:00

What role can private credit providers play in helping companies integrate ESG and sustainability?

Kristina Kuhnke, Sabrina Fox, Kristina Matthews, Lucie Mixeras

Moderator: Kristina Kuhnke, Director, Head of IR, Business Development and Communications & ESG Committee, RoundShield Partners

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Kristina Kuhnke

Head of Business Development and Investor Relations, RoundShield

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Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

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Kristina Matthews

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations & ESG, Brightwood Capital Advisors

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Lucie Mixeras

Associate Director, IFM Investors

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15:00 - 15:40

Distressed & special situations: how is it performing as we move along the credit cycle?

Daniela Jönsson, CFA, Ivelina Green, Mathilde Malezieux

Moderator: Daniela Jönsson,CFA, Managing Director, Ares Management

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Daniela Jönsson, CFA

Managing Director, Ares Management

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Ivelina Green, Broadstone Credit Partners

Ivelina Green

CIO and Founder, Pearlstone Alternative

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Mathilde Malezieux

Principal, H.I.G Capital / Bayside Capital

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15:40 - 16:00

Coffee & networking

Women in Infrastructure Forum
16:00 - 16:35

Defining social infrastructure and where private capital fits into the ecosystem

Estela Bibiloni Diaz, Annette Bannister, Gemma McRann

Moderator: Estela Bibiloni Diaz, Policy & Research Executive, GIIA

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Estela Bibiloni Diaz

Policy and Research Executive, GIIA

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Annette Bannister, MetLife

Annette Bannister

Managing Director, MetLife Investment Management

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Gemma McRann, Macquarie Capital

Gemma McRann

Senior Vice President, Macquarie Capital

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16:35 - 17:10

Opportunities in the Energy Transition as the world aims for net-zero

Ruth Murray, Patricia Rodrigues Jenner, Albena Vassileva
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Ruth Murray

Investment Director, Sustainable Infrastructure, Gresham House

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Patricia Rodrigues Jenner

Member of Boards LGAS/AER plc and Investment Committees , GLIL Infrastructure/AIIM

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Albena Vassileva

Executive Director, Infrastructure, IFM Investors

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17:10 - 17:45

Sustainable value creation: How ESG has moved from a cost centre to a value driver in infrastructure

Lily Stoyanova, Aurelia Marti, Julia Prescot, Patsy Sandys

Moderator: Lily Stoyanova, Independent

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Lily Stoyanova

Independent

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Aurelia Marti

Associate Vice President, Sustainable Investments, Blue Orchard

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Julia Prescot

Partner, Chief Strategy Officer, Meridiam

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Patsy Sandys

Head of Global Direct Investments, Infrastructure Equity, AMP Capital

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Women in Private Equity Forum
16:00 - 16:35

Why growth equity & venture are growing rapidly in Europe and worldwide

Lisya Bahar Manoah, Shannee Braun, Saachi Oza, Maggie Vo

Moderator: Lisya Bahar Manoah, Partner, Catalyst Fund

 

Lisya Bahar Manoah, Catalyst Fund

Lisya Bahar Manoah

General Partner, Catalyst Funds

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Shannee Braun

Vice President, EQT Growth

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Saachi Oza

Senior Investment Associate, Bregal Milestone

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Maggie Vo

Managing General Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Fuel Venture Capital

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16:35 - 17:10

How technological innovations can democratise PE investing?

Carine Schneider, Clare Gaskell, Olivia Kebble

Moderator: Carine Schneider, President, Astrella

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Carine Schneider

President, Astrella

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Clare Gaskell

Partner, Simpson Thacher

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Olivia Kebble

Investment Manager, Moonfare

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17:10 - 17:45

Emerging Managers: what it takes to raise a first-time fund

Carmela Mendoza, Gabrielle Joseph, Rajaa Mekouar, Natalia Sigrist

Moderator: Carmela Mendoza, Senior Reporter, Private Equity International

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Carmela Mendoza

Senior Reporter, PEI

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Gabrielle Joseph

Head of Due Diligence and Client Development, Rede Partners

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Rajaa Mekouar

Founder and CEO, Calista Direct Investors

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Natalia Sigrist

Partner - Private Equity, Unigestion

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Women in Real Estate Forum
16:00 - 16:35

Why investors are flooding into life sciences

Andrea Carpenter, Anne Gales, Eleanor Jukes, Zara Sless

Moderator: Andrea Carpenter, Director, Women Talk Real Estate

 

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Andrea Carpenter

Director, Women Talk Real Estate

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Anne Gales

Co-Founder, Threadmark

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Eleanor Jukes

Head of Transactions, Urban Regeneration, Legal & General

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Zara Sless

Director, Capital Markets & Life Sciences Lead, JLL

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16:35 - 17:10

Traditional vs alternative lenders: what are their intentions for the real estate market post-pandemic?

Laia Massague, Beatrice Dupont, Natalie Howard, Daljit Sandhu

Moderator: Laia Massague, Principal, Real Estate, Stepstone Group

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Laia Massague

Managing Director, StepStone Group

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Beatrice Dupont

Partner, ARA Venn

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Natalie Howard

Head of Real Estate Debt, Schroders Capital

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Daljit Sandhu

COO & Founder, Précis Capital Partners

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17:10 - 17:45

How sustainability considerations have moved beyond just the environment in real estate

Tzvete Doncheva  , Sadie Malim, Pooja Patel, Gilda Perez-Alvarado

Moderator: Tzvete Doncheva, Investor Relations and Platform Manager, PROPTECH1  

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Tzvete Doncheva  

International Investor Relations Lead, Proptech1 Ventures

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Sadie Malim

Head of Special Projects & Legal, Moorfield

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Pooja Patel

Managing Director, StepStone Group

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Gilda Perez-Alvarado

Global CEO, JLL Hotels & Hospitality

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Women in Private Debt Forum
16:00 - 16:35

Evolving investor sentiments on sponsorless vs PE driven lending strategies

Nicole Downer, Nicole Waibel
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Nicole Downer

Managing Partner, MV Credit

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Nicole Waibel

Managing Director, Crescent Credit Europe

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16:35 - 17:10

Exploring the potential of private debt secondaries

Daniel Roddick, Carmen Alonso

Moderator: Daniel Roddick, Founder, Ely Place Partners

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Daniel Roddick

Founder, Ely Place Partners

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Carmen Alonso

Head of UK & Iberia, Tikehau Capital

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17:10 - 17:45

Why is interest in asset-backed lending & project finance increasing?

Silvia Calvo Alcalá, Jemima Atkins, Sophia Damianou, Christine Farquhar, Sophie Littler

Moderator: Silvia Calvo Alcalá, Head of Alternative Sales, Santander Asset Management

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Silvia Calvo Alcalá

Head of Alternatives Sales, Santander Asset Management

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Jemima Atkins, Allianz Global Investors

Jemima Atkins

Infrastructure Investments, Allianz Capital Partners

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Sophia Damianou

Managing Director, Business Development (EMEA), Northleaf Capital Partners

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Christine Farquhar

Global Co-Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

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Sophie Littler

Specialist Sales Associate Director, Fidelity International

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17:45 - 19:00

Cocktail reception

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Women in Private Markets Summit - Thursday 2nd

08:00 - 09:00

Invitation only think-tanks

Sabrina Fox, Laurie Mahon, Danai Musandu

These sessions will allow women to speak freely about the issues impacting their office and asset class. It is a closed door, open conversation where attendees can benchmark ideas and share best practices to gain solutions for common concerns.

  • Infrastructure (invitation and LP/GP only) led by Laurie Mahon, Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Private Equity led by Danai Musandu, Senior Investor Relations Associate, HPE Growth
  • Private Debt led by Sabrina Fox, Chief Executive Officer, ELFA
  • Real Estate led by Aida Feriz, Executive Director, Wimmer Family Office
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Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

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Laurie Mahon

Former Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

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Danai Musandu

VP Investor Relations, HPE Growth

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Plenary
09:10 - 09:50

Fireside Chat: Measuring the ‘S’ in ESG

Laurie Mahon, Tina Fordham, Dr Grace Lordan
  • Why do we care about S?
  • Micro measurement: The GOOD FINANCE framework: Why was there a need for this piece of work? What obstacles are preventing progress?
  • Macro measurement: The importance of addressing the S & G: Growth and Governance Hub at TII
  • Making the research useful and relevant for private markets

Moderator: Laurie Mahon, Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

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Laurie Mahon

Former Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

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Tina Fordham

Partner - Head of Global Political Strategy, Avonhurst

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Dr Grace Lordan

Associate Professor/Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative, London School of Economics

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09:50 - 10:00

Highlights of the PEI LP Insight findings

Dan Gunner

The PEI Investor Research and Analytics team surveyed over 100 LPs to capture investor sentiment on asset allocation, relationships with GPs, and performance predictions. The study also features insight on gender diversity and inclusion. Investors range from established players with diverse fund portfolios, to those planning to make their first alternatives commitments in 2021

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Dan Gunner

Director of Research & Analytics, PEI Media Group

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10:00 - 10:40

Will fundraising ever be the same again?

Emily Brown, Anamica Broetz, Daria Litvinova, Claire Madden
  • Learnings from working remotely: will it make fundraising more efficient in the long-term?
  • Stories of completing due diligence remotely
  • How to build new LP relationships without travelling the world
  • Tips for emerging managers

Moderator: Emily Brown, Partner, Ropes & Gray

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Emily Brown

Partner, Ropes & Gray

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Anamica Broetz

Head of Coverage & IR | Private Equity & Impact Investing, DWS

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Daria Litvinova

Partner, Head of Investor Relations, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

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Claire Madden

Founder and Managing Partner, Connection Capital

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10:40 - 11:15

Secondaries market update

Julie Prewer, Sophia Damianou, Valérie Handal, Laura Shen
  • To what extent are GP led deals driving growth of the market?
  • Are managers looking to opportunities in Asia?
  • Comparing performance and growth of secondaries in different asset classes
  • Implementing ESG in secondaries

Moderator: Julie Prewer, Principal, Rede Partners

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Julie Prewer

Principal, Rede Partners

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Sophia Damianou

Managing Director, Business Development (EMEA), Northleaf Capital Partners

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Valérie Handal

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

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Laura Shen, Headway Capital Partners

Laura Shen

Partner & Co-Founder, Headway Capital

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11:15 - 11:45

Coffee & networking

Plenary
11:45 - 12:15

How talent experts are helping to change their organisations

Xin Lewis, Max Alfano, Cecilie Soendergaard Nielsen
  • The importance of getting the buy-in of senior management
  • What innovations have participants brought into their companies and portfolio investments?
  • Recruiting and retaining diverse talent
  • Stories of success and failure within current and previous position

Moderator: Xin Lewis, Consultant – Investor Relations, Americas, One Search

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Xin Lewis

Consultant – Investor Relations, Americas, One Search

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Max Alfano

Portfolio Talent Advisor, Hg

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Cecilie Soendergaard Nielsen

Managing Director, Human Capital, Helios Investment Partners

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12:15 - 13:15

Network building in private markets hosted by Sanne Group

Anne Clarke, Maria Perez Corral, Kendall Langford, Marie Measures, Evie Mulberry, Sergio Ronga, Katalin Gallyas

The room will be split up into roundtables each led by an expert moderator. Delegates will have the opportunity to join two tables each for 30 minutes with the aim to meet likeminded people and discuss a topic of interest;

  • Maria Perez Corral (Rubicon Partners) – Fundraising in a changed world
  • Anne Clarke (ABSTRACT) – Attracting Sponsors & Mentors’
  • Kendall Langford (Patron Capital Advisers) – An intro to the world’s first gender-lens property fund
  • Evie Mulberry (Astia Fund) – A career in venture
  • Marie Measures (Sanne Group) – A pathway to success in technology
  • Sergio Ronga (Daiwa International Capital Partners) – Core-plus and the blurring of PE & infrastructure
  • Katalin Gallyas (cfunds) – The most common GP mistakes in the fundraising process
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Anne Clarke

Programme Manager, ABSTRACT

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Maria Perez Corral

Principal, Rubicon Partners

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Kendall Langford

General Counsel & Senior Partner, Patron Capital Advisers LLP, Women in Safe Home Fund

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Marie Measures

Chief Technology Officer, Sanne Group

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Evie Mulberry

Managing Director, Astia

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Sergio Ronga

Founding Partner, Daiwa International Capital Partners

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Katalin Gallyas

Managing Director, c*funds | Fund Placement Agency

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13:15 - 14:00

Close of conference and lunch

Speakers confirmed for 2021

For more information on speaking, please contact Charles Gould.

charles.g@peimedia.com | +44 (0) 203 879 3893

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Sarah Acheson

Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

Sofia Ahuja

Director, EQT

Silvia Calvo Alcalá

Head of Alternatives Sales, Santander Asset Management

Max Alfano

Portfolio Talent Advisor, Hg

Carmen Alonso

Head of UK & Iberia, Tikehau Capital

Cecilia Amyot

Senior Associate, Neuberger Berman

Jemima Atkins, Allianz Global Investors

Jemima Atkins

Infrastructure Investments, Allianz Capital Partners

Lisya Bahar Manoah, Catalyst Fund

Lisya Bahar Manoah

General Partner, Catalyst Funds

Adriana Ballard

Director of Asset Owner Solutions, Nasdaq

Annette Bannister, MetLife

Annette Bannister

Managing Director, MetLife Investment Management

Johanna Barr

Managing Director, Advent International

Estela Bibiloni Diaz

Policy and Research Executive, GIIA

Carolin Blank

Managing Director, Hamilton Lane

Martin Bradley

Head of Real Assets (EMEA), Macquarie Asset Management

Shannee Braun

Vice President, EQT Growth

Natalie Breen

Global Head of Strategic Growth, Sanne Group

Anamica Broetz

Head of Coverage & IR | Private Equity & Impact Investing, DWS

Floortje Brouwers, GIC

Floortje Brouwers

Senior Vice President, GIC

Emily Brown

Partner, Ropes & Gray

Sally Bruer

Head of EMEA Logistics & Industrial Research & Insight, Cushman & Wakefield

Maria Carradice

Managing Director, Mayfair Equity Partners

Andrea Carpenter

Director, Women Talk Real Estate

Gwenola Chambon

CEO and Managing Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Anne Clarke

Programme Manager, ABSTRACT

Melissa Cohen

Managing Director - Infrastructure, Eurazeo

Maria Perez Corral

Principal, Rubicon Partners

Sophia Damianou

Managing Director, Business Development (EMEA), Northleaf Capital Partners

Tara Davies

Partner, Global Head of Core Infrastructure, and Co-Head of European Infrastructure, KKR

Tzvete Doncheva  

International Investor Relations Lead, Proptech1 Ventures

Nicole Downer

Managing Partner, MV Credit

Beatrice Dupont

Partner, ARA Venn

Benoît Durteste

Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer, ICG

Alexandra Farmer

Partner - ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

Christine Farquhar

Global Co-Head of the Credit Investment Group, Cambridge Associates

Laura Ferraris

Senior Vice President (MAM), Client Solutions Group, Macquarie Asset Management

Tina Fordham

Partner - Head of Global Political Strategy, Avonhurst

Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

Anne Gales

Co-Founder, Threadmark

Katalin Gallyas

Managing Director, c*funds | Fund Placement Agency

Clare Gaskell

Partner, Simpson Thacher

Ivelina Green, Broadstone Credit Partners

Ivelina Green

CIO and Founder, Pearlstone Alternative

Tyler Goodwin

CEO & Founder, Seaforth Land Holdings Limited

Dan Gunner

Director of Research & Analytics, PEI Media Group

Michela Hancock

Managing Director, Europe, Greystar

Valérie Handal

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

Jane Harrison

Real Estate & Customer Experience, Director, Prologis

Karin Hyland

Senior Investment Director, Abrdn

Natalie Howard

Head of Real Estate Debt, Schroders Capital

Daniela Jönsson, CFA

Managing Director, Ares Management

Gabrielle Joseph

Head of Due Diligence and Client Development, Rede Partners

Eleanor Jukes

Head of Transactions, Urban Regeneration, Legal & General

Olivia Kebble

Investment Manager, Moonfare

Rikke Kjær Nielsen

Partner, EQT

Ruth Knox

Partner – ESG & Impact, Kirkland & Ellis

Ami Kotecha

Co-Founder & Head of Venture Investments, Amro Partners

Kristina Kuhnke

Head of Business Development and Investor Relations, RoundShield

Kendall Langford

General Counsel & Senior Partner, Patron Capital Advisers LLP, Women in Safe Home Fund

Xin Lewis

Consultant – Investor Relations, Americas, One Search

Sophie Littler

Specialist Sales Associate Director, Fidelity International

Daria Litvinova

Partner, Head of Investor Relations, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Dr Grace Lordan

Associate Professor/Founding Director of The Inclusion Initiative, London School of Economics

Kriti Madan

Vice President, Northleaf Capital Partners

Claire Madden

Founder and Managing Partner, Connection Capital

Laurie Mahon

Former Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

Mathilde Malezieux

Principal, H.I.G Capital / Bayside Capital

Sadie Malim

Head of Special Projects & Legal, Moorfield

Roujin Mansour

Senior Investment Analyst, AustralianSuper

Aurelia Marti

Associate Vice President, Sustainable Investments, Blue Orchard

Laia Massague

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Kristina Matthews

Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations & ESG, Brightwood Capital Advisors

Cameron McLain

Founding Partner, Giant Ventures

Joanne McNamara

EVP – Europe and Asia Pacific, Oxford Properties

Gemma McRann, Macquarie Capital

Gemma McRann

Senior Vice President, Macquarie Capital

Marie Measures

Chief Technology Officer, Sanne Group

Rajaa Mekouar

Founder and CEO, Calista Direct Investors

Carmela Mendoza

Senior Reporter, PEI

Teia Merring

Senior Investment Director, USS

Lucie Mixeras

Associate Director, IFM Investors

Evie Mulberry

Managing Director, Astia

Ruth Murray

Investment Director, Sustainable Infrastructure, Gresham House

Roopa Murthy

Partner - Infrastructure Debt, AMP Capital Investors

Danai Musandu

VP Investor Relations, HPE Growth

Vanessa Muscarà

Head of Research & Strategy, Europa Capital

Shami Nissan

Partner, Head of Sustainability, Actis

Laura O'Brian

Investment Director - Private Equity, Cambridge Associates

Saachi Oza

Senior Investment Associate, Bregal Milestone

Rohini Pahwa

Managing Director, Arjun Infrastructure Partners

Pooja Patel

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Gilda Perez-Alvarado

Global CEO, JLL Hotels & Hospitality

Cheryl Potter

Chair, Level 20

Julia Prescot

Partner, Chief Strategy Officer, Meridiam

Julie Prewer

Principal, Rede Partners

Helen Price

Chief Financial Officer, InfraRed Capital Partners

Aranpreet Randhawa

Partner, Proskauer

Joanna Reiss

Partner and Co-lead of Impact - Private Equity, Apollo Global Management

Guillaume Richard

Head of Infrastructure Funds Coverage, CA-CIB

Lorna Robertson

Head of Funds, Connection Capital

Daniel Roddick

Founder, Ely Place Partners

Patricia Rodrigues Jenner

Member of Boards LGAS/AER plc and Investment Committees , GLIL Infrastructure/AIIM

Sergio Ronga

Founding Partner, Daiwa International Capital Partners

Valeria Rosati

Senior Partner, Vantage Infrastructure

Daljit Sandhu

COO & Founder, Précis Capital Partners

Patsy Sandys

Head of Global Direct Investments, Infrastructure Equity, AMP Capital

Carine Schneider

President, Astrella

Snehal Shah

Reporter, New Private Markets, PEI Media

Laura Shen, Headway Capital Partners

Laura Shen

Partner & Co-Founder, Headway Capital

Natalia Sigrist

Partner - Private Equity, Unigestion

Sunaina Sinha

Global Head, Private Capital Advisory, Raymond James

Zara Sless

Director, Capital Markets & Life Sciences Lead, JLL

Cecilie Soendergaard Nielsen

Managing Director, Human Capital, Helios Investment Partners

Lily Stoyanova

Independent

Natalia Tsitoura

Partner, Apollo Management International

Albena Vassileva

Executive Director, Infrastructure, IFM Investors

Maggie Vo

Managing General Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Fuel Venture Capital

Nicole Waibel

Managing Director, Crescent Credit Europe

Sarah Walker

VP-Global Head of Private Equity Practice, Salesforce

Tricia Ward

Head of Private Markets, Redington

Emma Watford

Co-Head of UK, Bridgepoint Europe

Harriet West

Associate, Proskauer

Claire Williams

Industrial & Logistics Research Lead, Knight Frank

Louisa Yeoman, Astrid Advisors

Louisa Yeoman

Founding Partner, Astrid Advisors

Tina Yu

Principal, KSL Capital Partners

Deborah Zurkow

Global Head of Investments, Allianz Global Investors

Sponsorship opportunities

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities fill in the enquiry form or contact Christopher Wagland.

 chris.w@peimedia.com | +44 (0) 0207 566 5475.

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Data snapshot

Women in Private Markets Summit

Our leading advisory board in 2021

Kirsten Bode
Co-Head of European Private Debt Fund
Muzinich and Co

James Brocklebank
Managing Partner
Advent International

Sue Brown, Real Estate Balanc

Sue Brown
Managing Director
Real Estate Balance

Pam Jackson, Level 20

Pam Jackson
CEO
Level 20

Denise Le Gal
Chair
Brunel Pension Partnership

Laurie Mahon
Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking
CIBC Capital Markets

Matina Papathanasiou
Deputy Head of Global Infrastructure
QIC

Erin Sarret
Director
StepStone Group

Deborah Zurkow
Global Head of Investments
AllianzGI

Network at the leading diversity event for private markets

Join 600+ attendees this December and connect with institutional investors, fund managers, as well as the wider private markets community for two days of learning and networking. This year’s summit will once again be co-located with the Women in Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate and Private Debt Forums. Attendees will have access to all four forums.

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The in-person networking experience

Cross-asset class network

Learn from and meet with practitioners from across private markets with an agenda designed to maximise networking opportunities.

Meet in-person once again

Connect with your peers at interactive workshops, networking breaks, evening drinks reception, roundtable discussions and invite-only breakfasts.

Build a valuable private markets network

Current attendees include Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, EBRD, Greater Manchester Pension Fund, Japan Post Bank, and many more.

Covid precautions

To help keep you and our colleagues safe, we have embraced the following principles to ensure the smooth running of our global event portfolio.

Planning and risk assessment

The Women in Private Markets Summit has a detailed plan and risk assessment in light of local government and health authority frameworks, now specific to the Covid pandemic. Our staff are working to event industry protocols to minimise and mitigate risk.

Entry requirements

You are required to show a negative lateral flow/rapid antigen test, which must be done within 24 hours of arrival at the event venue.

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Contactless

Where possible PEI Media will encourage attendees to minimise their contacts. This includes the event registration process and also contact between attendees. PEI Media encourages all attendees to avoid close social contact such as hand-shakes and to find digital alternatives to exchanging details rather than business cards.

Attendee numbers and density

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Personal hygiene

In tandem with venue measures, PEI Media encourages attendees to take full advantage of hand sanitisation stations around the venue.

Track and trace

We will work with local authorities as required to track, trace and contact attendees in line with the applicable privacy legislation.

Medical

Qualified first-aid staff will be ready to assist anyone falling ill for whatever reason. In the event of any attendee suffering Covid-related symptoms, the PEI Media team will follow local health guidance in ensuring the safety of all participants.