Showcasing diverse talent across private markets

The worlds’ leading diversity event focused on alternatives; the Women in Private Markets Summit is returning to London this November. Join over 600 attendees from more than 50 countries for an unrivalled networking opportunity.

This year’s Women in Private Markets Summit will once again be co-located with the Women in Private EquityWomen in InfrastructureWomen in Real Estate and Women in Private Debt Forum. 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 AND PRIVATE DEBT

1 Summit. 4 Forums

What can you expect at the Summit?

Hear from industry leaders

Learn how leading experts are actively addressing diversity within their own businesses and those they work with. Understand how investor allocations are changing across private markets, what trends leading fund managers are seeing across their asset classes, why secondaries continue to boom, and much more.

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, an 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 and benefit from our expansive global investor community. Previous investors include Allstate Investment, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, Greater Manchester Pension Fund, NYSNA Pension Plan and Benefits Fund and Pension Protection Fund.

Connect with private market professionals

Actis
AllianzGI
Allstate Investments
Alte Leipziger Hallesche Versicherung 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Management International
AustralianSuper
Aztec Group
B Capital Partners
BDT & Company International
BlackRock
Blue Owl Capital
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership 
CPPIB
Catalyst Fund
CBRE Global Investors
CDC Group
Cebile Capital
Curzon
Desjardins Pension Group
EBRD
Equiem
Europa Capital
European Investment Fund
Fuel Venture Capital
Gatewood Capital Partners
Generate Capital Inc
GIC Private Markets
GLIL Infrastructure
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
IMCO 
Japan Post Bank
JLL Hotels & Hospitality
KKR
Level 20
Lexington Partners
Local Pensions Partnership
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
Massmutual
MEAG
Mercer Alternatives
MetLife Investments
Pension Protection Fund
PGGM Infrastructure Fund 
Polar Structure
Précis Capital Partners
Prologis
Prudential Staff Pension Fund
PSP Investments
RNIB Royal National Institute for the Blind
Siris Capital Partners
StepStone Group
Sunsuper
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
USS Investment Management
Vanderbilt University
Whitehelm Capital
Wimmer Family Office

Summit advisory board in 2022

Testimonials from attendees

British Business Bank

Marilena Ioannidou, Senior Investment Manager

This was a well organised event, balancing between sessions hearing from industry leaders on topics that are currently top priority, as well as allowing time fo…

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Aquila Capital

Miryam Colombo, Client Advisor

As an associate, still at the early stage of my career and eager to learn and grow in the industry, I found it really inspiring to meet other successful women w…

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Brown Brothers Harriman

Ainun Ayub, Product Head

I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, the candid exchange of knowledge, and the passion that speakers and participants brought. I always leave this event feeling en…

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Agenda will be confirmed in spring

The Women in Private Markets Summit will take place on 30 November – 1 December.

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

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

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Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

Women in Private Markets Summit 2022 - Wednesday 30th

08:00 - 08:45

Registration and coffee

08:45 - 08:50

PEI Welcome

08:50 - 09:00

Chairperson’s opening remarks

Laurie Mahon
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Laurie Mahon

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

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09:00 - 09:25

Keynote: Why diversity matters to returns

09:25 - 10:05

Investor perspectives on private markets

Alexandra Davidson, Jennifer Hartviksen
  • Evolving appetite for co-investment and what it means for allocations to private markets
  • How are investors allocating specifically for impact?
  • Views on investing in private markets during times of inflation
  • How are investors challenging managers on their approach to diversity?
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Alexandra Davidson

Global Head of Funds & Investment Management, Clifford Chance

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Jennifer Hartviksen

Managing Director, Global Credit, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

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10:05 - 10:45

Cutting through the froth: are industry leaders delivering on diversity promises?

Deborah Zurkow, Gwenola Chambon
  • Why is there still so little diversity in investment roles?
  • What is the biggest challenge for those trying to improve things?
  • Do leaders believe that diversity training is helpful in addressing unconscious bias in recruitment?
  • Tips for success for those starting out their careers
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Deborah Zurkow

Global Head of Investments, AllianzGI

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Gwenola Chambon

CEO-Managing Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

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10:45 - 11:30

Coffee & Networking

11:30 - 12:10

How private markets are evolving in a rapidly changing economy

Rebecca Villarreal
  • To what extent is the democratisation of private markets a positive and current trend?
  • Why the complexity premium will be key to delivering returns in an ultra-competitive environment
  • How are managers across private markets changing strategies to deal with inflationary pressures?
  • The sustainability revolution and what it really means for investment strategy
  • Are we in a bubble, or will private markets continue to grow?
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Rebecca Villarreal

Partner, Proskauer Rose

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12:10 - 12:45

Secondaries: Deep dive on the next stage of the market’s evolution

  • How will the entry of big PE houses into secondaries impact the evolution of the market?
  • How are secondaries managers planning for future growth and looking to differentiate their strategies?
  • What is LPs sentiment on the growth of continuation fund and single asset transactions in the market?
  • What are the significant headwinds that the market is facing?
12:45 - 13:40

Lunch

Women in Infrastructure Forum
13:40 - 13:45

Opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

State of Infrastructure: investing in infrastructure in a changed Europe

Nicole Walker
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Nicole Walker

Partner and Chief Commercial Officer, Morrison & Co

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14:25 - 15:00

Digital and smart infrastructure: where are opportunities in a competitive space?

Charlotte Madden, Xenia Sarri
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Charlotte Madden

Partner, Clifford Chance

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Xenia Sarri

Managing Director, Lincoln international

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15:00 - 15:40

Aligning energy security with the energy transition

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

Opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

State of Private Equity: where to find growth in a challenging environment

Amandine Ayrem
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Amandine Ayrem

Managing Director – Mid-large buyout, Eurazeo

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14:25 - 15:00

Democratisation: How fund managers can position themselves to take advantage of this trend

Jacqueline van den Ende
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Jacqueline van den Ende

CEO & Co-founder, Carbon Equity

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15:00 - 15:40

Taking the private out of PE: what regulations on reporting could mean for the industry

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

Opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

State of Real Estate: Changes in the macroenvironment and the impact on investing

Gila Cohen
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Gila Cohen

Chair, Investment Advisory Board, Monroe Capital

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14:25 - 15:00

Scaling investment in emerging sectors

15:00 - 15:40

The future of offices 3.0

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

Opening remarks

13:45 - 14:25

State of Private Debt: Harnessing the momentum of a buoyant market

14:25 - 15:00

Emerging credit income strategies: who, what and where?

Kirsten Hagen
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Kirsten Hagen

Co-Founder & Partner, Brinley Partners

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15:00 - 15:40

Investor panel: strategy selection, risk mitigation and more in an era of unpredictability

Tricia Ward
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Tricia Ward

Director, Head of Private Credit, Redington

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15:40 - 16:00

Coffee & networking

Women in Infrastructure Forum
16:00 - 16:35

The new core infrastructure? How debt is providing security & opportunity for forward-thinking investors

16:35 - 17:10

How ESG is transforming investor views of the asset class

Barbara Boos
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Barbara Boos

Head of Climate and Infrastructure Fund Investment, European Investment Fund

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17:10 - 17:45

Defining social infrastructure and identifying the boundary between infra and real estate

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

How the PE playbook will need to adapt with inflation and interest rates increasing

16:35 - 17:10

Why more investors are launching permanent capital strategies

17:10 - 17:45

Why growth is no longer a nascent strategy & how hedge funds are setting the pace

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

Evolving landscape of logistics investment

16:35 - 17:10

Net zero strategy and the built environment

Shuen Chan
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Shuen Chan

Head of ESG, LGIM Real Assets

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17:10 - 17:45

Opportunities in the real estate debt and finance market

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

Evaluating the continuing ESG and impact integration in private debt

Aude Doyen, Sabrina Fox
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Aude Doyen

Managing Director, Lincoln international

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Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

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16:35 - 17:10

Rise of the retail investor: how LP profiles and access to markets are transforming

17:10 - 17:45

Junior to senior: finding value for the future across the direct lending capital structure

17:45 - 19:30

Cocktail reception

19:30 - 20:30

Invitation only official conference dinner

Agenda

Women in Private Markets Summit 2022 - Thursday 1st

08:00 - 09:00

Invitation only think-tanks

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

          Private Equity

          Private Debt

          Real Estate

09:10 - 09:30

Day two keynote: succeeding in private markets

09:30 - 10:15

How and why leading GPs are launching impact strategies

  • What role will impact play in the evolution of private markets?
  • Considering the different approaches of integrating impact vs. launching a new strategy
  • Investor appetite for impact compared to sustainable strategies
  • To what extent are managers attempting to be all things to all people?
  • How are managers building out their internal expertise in impact and sustainability?
10:15 - 10:30

Highlights from PEI LP investor findings

10:30 - 11:15

The evolving investor relations role in private markets

Adriana Ballard, Daria Litvinova
  • Has covid fundamentally changed fundraising?
  • The importance of a tailored, quality customer service and communications throughout the relationship
  • ESG – increasing demands for targets, data and transparency in private markets
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Adriana Ballard

Private Equity Portfolio Manager, Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS)

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Daria Litvinova

Head of Investor Relations - Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

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11:15 - 11:45

Coffee & networking

11:45 - 12:20

Fireside chat: Comparing the evolution of private markets Europe and the rest of the world

A leading global manager will talk through their strategies worldwide, how things are changing and how investor demands and relationships differ

12:20 - 13:00

Hr & talent experts: Why a modern approach to diversity needs to go beyond gender

  • Building an open culture that encourages diversity of thought
  • Lessons from the pandemic and how flexible working has benefits and downsides for minorities
  • What does a successful approach to diversity look like?
13:00 - 14:15

Seated Networking Lunch

Patricia Rodrigues

A seated lunch enabling you to join a table of market participants with similar interests and expertise. Attendees will have a mix of tables to choose from, each table having a host to steer discussions

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Patricia Rodrigues

Member of Investment Committee, GLIL Infrastructure

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14:15 - 16:00

Networking Workshops & Roundtables

Speakers will be confirmed soon

For more information on speaking in 2022, please contact Charles Gould.

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

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Sponsorship opportunities

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities please fill in the enquiry form.

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

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Pre-Event Resources

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Previous investor list

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Previous attendee list

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Investor prospectus

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Post event report

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Build your network across private markets

Join 600+ attendees this November 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 covering all the topics impacting alternatives. Networking breaks take place together and delegates can move freely between individual forums.

Build connections

The agenda is curated to enhance networking opportunities with small group discussions. There will be interactive working groups, breakfast think tanks, roundtable discussions, cocktail receptions and a seated networking lunch.

Meet global investors

Attendees in 2021 included over 100 investors from Japan Post Bank, GIC, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership, Pension Protection Fund, Allstate Investment, Greater Manchester Pension Fund, NYSNA Pension Plan and Benefits Fund and many more.

Previous attendees included

Actis
AllianzGI
Allstate Investments
Alte Leipziger Hallesche Versicherung 
Apollo Global Management
Apollo Management International
AustralianSuper
Aztec Group
B Capital Partners
BDT & Company International
BlackRock
Blue Owl Capital
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership 
CPPIB
Catalyst Fund
CBRE Global Investors
CDC Group
Cebile Capital
Curzon
Desjardins Pension Group
EBRD
Equiem
Europa Capital
European Investment Fund
Fuel Venture Capital
Gatewood Capital Partners
Generate Capital Inc
GIC Private Markets
GLIL Infrastructure
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
IMCO
Japan Post Bank
JLL Hotels & Hospitality
KKR
Level 20
Lexington Partners
Local Pensions Partnership
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
Massmutual
MEAG
Mercer Alternatives
MetLife Investments
Pension Protection Fund
PGGM Infrastructure Fund 
Polar Structure
Précis Capital Partners
Prologis
Prudential Staff Pension Fund
PSP Investments
RNIB Royal National Institute for the Blind
Siris Capital Partners
StepStone Group
Sunsuper
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
USS Investment Management
Vanderbilt University
Whitehelm Capital
Wimmer Family Office

Testimonials from attendees

British Business Bank

Marilena Ioannidou, Senior Investment Manager

This was a well organised event, balancing between sessions hearing from industry leaders on topics that are currently top priority, as well as allowing time fo…

Read full testimonial

Aquila Capital

Miryam Colombo, Client Advisor

As an associate, still at the early stage of my career and eager to learn and grow in the industry, I found it really inspiring to meet other successful women w…

Read full testimonial

Brown Brothers Harriman

Ainun Ayub, Product Head

I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, the candid exchange of knowledge, and the passion that speakers and participants brought. I always leave this event feeling en…

Read full testimonial

Our leading advisory board in 2022

Adriana Ballard

Private Equity Portfolio Manager

Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS)

Benoit Durteste

Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer

ICG

Laurie Mahon

Vice-Chair, US Investment Banking, Global Investment Banking

CIBC Capital Markets

Joanne McNamara

EVP Europe and Asia

Oxford Properties

Patricia Rodrigues

Member of Investment Committee

GLIL Infrastructure

Sunaina Sinha Haldea

Global Head of Private Capital Advisory

Raymond James

Tricia Ward

Director, Head of Private Credit

Redington

Deborah Zurkhow

Global Head of Investments

Allianz Global Investors