The future of private markets

The Women in Private Markets Summit is the leading fundraising and networking event for women in the world of alternatives. Connect with 700+ accomplished professionals from 50+ countries, creating a diverse network that transcends borders.

This year’s summit will once again be co-located with the Women in Private Equity, Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Private Debt Forums, register now to unlock connections across four influential platforms and magnify your impact across various asset classes.

Network with top-tier experts in the private markets community, absorb cutting-edge insights, and craft strategies that include diverse sectors. Dive into insightful panel discussions, forge alliances, and extract actionable takeaways from a variety of industries.

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2023 speakers included

Key themes in 2023 included

  • The continued evolution of private markets in a more challenging environment
  • Democratisation of private markets: the next frontier
  • Investor perspectives: navigating through volatility
  • Senior leaders’ diversity dialogue: where are private markets on the route to gender equality?
  • Fundraising in a downturn/crisis: tips from GP experts and LP allocators
  • Investing in the energy transition: the role of private markets in the investment opportunity and challenge of the century
  • Fighting the tide: how are infrastructure funds faring amidst a fundraising slowdown in private markets?
  • Examining the ongoing impact of the denominator effect on PE allocations
  • Potential impact from the current bank market turmoil on the private debt market as banks further de-risk their exposures
  • Investing in and utilising AI in private markets
  • How is real estate dealing with challenges including high inflation, rising interest rates, and global recessions?
  • Are secondaries continuing to boom amidst economic disruption?

What can you expect at the Summit?

Hear from industry leaders

Explore how industry leaders are driving diversity in their organisations and partnerships. Gain insider knowledge on shifting investor allocations, emerging asset class trends, the thriving secondaries market, and more. By attending the summit, you will gain a competitive edge, stay updated on pivotal industry changes and build lasting connections with visionaries.

Build your cross-asset class network

Connect with industry participants across private equity, infrastructure, private debt, and real estate. Engage in immersive workshops, connect at networking breaks, and partake in exclusive roundtable discussions. Elevate your network through an evening drinks reception and also private breakfasts. Foster lasting bonds, share best practices, and expand your horizons alongside your peers.

Meet institutional investors

Hear from investors eager to expand their private market footprint and leverage our extensive global investor community. Esteemed names such as AIMCo, Asian Development Bank, AustralianSuper, AZR, Border to Coast, British Business Bank, EBRD, MN, NZ Super Fund, OMERS Infrastructure, Pension Insurnace Corp, PSP Investments, Railpen, Temasek, USS and many more are registered to attend. Refine your strategies, learn from successes, and navigate the private markets with enhanced expertise. Align yourself with industry leaders and expand your investment journey.

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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Our leading advisory board in 2023

Gila Cohen

Head of Global Institutional Partnerships, Monroe Capital

Benoît Durteste

Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer, ICG

Patricia Rodrigues Jenner

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

Claire Madden

Founder and Managing Partner, Connection Capital

Laurie Mahon

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

Teia Merring

Senior Investment Director, USS

Tricia Ward

Head of Private Markets, Redington

Deborah Zurkow

Global Head of Investments, Allianz Global Investors

The Women in Private Markets Summit will take place on 4-5 December.

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

charles.g@pei.group | +44 (0) 203 879 3893

Build your network across private markets

Join 700+ 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.

Download the past attendee list

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 2022 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

2024 speakers will be announced soon

For more information on speaking in 2024, please contact Charles Gould.

charles.g@pei.group | +44 (0) 203 879 3893

2023 speakers included

Wassyl Abdessemed

Senior Research Manager, PEI Group

Elif Aktug

Managing Partner, Pictet Group, CEO, Pictet Alternative Advisors

Misa Andriamihaja

Private Equity Lead, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC)

Marie Ang

Investment Director, Sustainable and Impact Investing, Cambridge Associates

Kristina Arsenievich

Director, Real Estate ESG Europe, Barings European Real Estate

Joanna Asfour

Managing Director Client Solutions Europe, Partners Group

Amandine Ayrem

Managing Director – Mid-large buyout, Eurazeo

Alexa Baden-Powell

Senior Investment Manager, Great Portland Estates (GPE)

Sara Bailey

Partner, Head of Real Estate, Trowers & Hamlin

Anna Barath

Head of Fund Investments, Bite Investments

Michela Bariletti

Chief Credit Officer, Phoenix Group

Olivia Barry

Senior Vice President, Digital & Integrated Marketing, Prosek Partners

Assia Belkahia

Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Valerie Benard

Head of Europe, Aksia

Isabel Berger

Partner, Gibson Dunn

Claudia Bertolino

Head of Private Equity and Private Credit, Fund Services, Citco

Philip Borel

Group Editorial Director, PEI Group

Catherine Boule

Managing Partner, Karista

Tiernan Brady

Global Director of Inclusion, Clifford Chance

Jonathan Brasse

Editor-in-Chief, Real Estate, PEI Group

Alice Brogi

Partner, Gibson Dunn

Natasha Buckley

Vice President, ESG, HarbourVest Partners

Clare Burgess

Partner, Clifford Chance

Kate Campbell

Founding Partner, Astrid Advisors

Florence Carasse

Head of Infrastructure Debt, Pension Insurance Corporation

Maria Castro

Managing Director, Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Gwenola Chambon

CEO-Managing Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Shuen Chan

Head of Responsible Investment & Sustainability, LGIM Real Assets

Tami Chuang

Managing Director Investor Relations: Real Estate, Ardian

Gila Cohen

Head of Global Institutional Partnerships, Monroe Capital

Maggie Coleman

Chief Investment Officer, North America, Real Estate, Manulife Investment Management

Sabina Comis

Partner, Dechert

Helen Croke

Partner, Ropes & Gray

Dulcie Daly

Partner, Goodwin

Nadia Damouni

Partner, Prosek Partners

Emma Danforth

Partner, Allen & Overy

Adina David

Executive Director, MGT Investment Management

Rebecca Davis

Senior Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

Emmanuel Deblanc

Head of Private Markets, AllianzGI

Itxaso del Palacio

General Partner, Notion Capital

Anastasia Di Carlo

Principal – Head of Italy, Hamilton Lane

Jessica DiCesare

Director, Infrastructure Investments, PSP Investments

Karen Dolenec

Partner, Ancala Partners

Aude Doyen

Managing Director, Lincoln International

Georgia Dunne

Director, NatWest

Hannah Dwyer

EMEA Head of Work Dynamics Research and Strategy, JLL

Aurelie Edus

Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Barbara Ellero

Partner, Head of Private Debt, Anthilia Capital Partners

Eve Ellis

Partner, Ropes & Gray

Carolina Espinal

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners

Maggie Fanari

Senior Managing Director and Global Group Head, High Conviction Equities , Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Christine Farquhar

CEO of UK and Europe, Cambridge Associates

Sabrina Fox

Chief Executive Officer, European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA)

Anne Gales

Co-Founder, Threadmark

Michele Giddens OBE

Co-founder & Co-CEO, Bridges Fund Management

Kanika Goela

Investment Manager – Private Equity, abrdn

Shivani Goolab

Director, Investec Real Estate

Shafali Gupta

Principal, Milestone Performance Partners, Bregal Milestone

Jenny Hammarlund

EVP Investments and Head of Europe, Cadillac Fairview Europe

Ana Maria Harrison

Partner, Investor Relations, Adams Street Partners

Kathy Harvey

Associate Dean, MBA and Executive Degrees, Said Business School

Claire Harwood

Managing Director, Permira Credit

Fiona Hathorn

CEO, Women on Boards UK

Sarah Heavey

Infrastructure & Power Specialist, Independent

Antje Hensel-Roth

Board Member and Chief People and External Affairs Officer, ICG

Rocío Heres

Partner, AltamarCAM Partners

Christine Hockley

Managing Director (Funds), British Patient Capital

Wandy Hoh

Head of Infrastructure Secondaries, Macquarie Group

Catherine Hong

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Rutuja Jagtap

Investment Director, Finance in Motion

Natacha Jamar

Managing Director, Blackstone

Bozena Jankwoska

Managing Director and Global Head of ESG, Slate Asset Management

Zoé Jeanroy-Broz

Vice President, Vauban Infrastructure

Olivia Kebble

Investment Manager, Moonfare

Gemma Kendall

Head of Multifamily Investment, International Capital Markets EMEA, JLL

Beverley Kilbride, LaSalle

Beverley Kilbride

Chief Operating Officer, Europe, LaSalle Investment Management

Akshay Kiran

Managing Partner, Pensive Ibis

Michelle Kirschner

Partner, Gibson Dunn

Nathalie Krieger

Co-Head of Europe, Head of Asia – Private Equity, Pictet Alternative Advisors

Jamaria Kong

Managing Director, Towerbrook Capital Partners

Kristina Kuhnke

Head of Business Development and Investor Relations, RoundShield

Jocelyn Land

Partner, Allen & Overy

Massy Larizadeh

Founder/ Director, New Horizons Advisory

Edith Lassiat

Mentoring for powerful women Editions, EHL. University of the Self

Jenny Lee Gabbai

Managing Director, Head of International Legal, iCapital

Cécile Lévi

Head of Private Debt, Tikehau Capital

So Yeun Lim

Global Head of Infrastructure Research, Willis Towers Watson

Daria Litvinova

Partner, Head of Investor Relations, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Catherine Llloyd

Principal, Mercer

Cheryl Maher

Managing Director, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Amy Mahon

Partner, Global Co-Head of Energy and Infrastructure, Simpson Thacher

Holly Makarchuk

Relationship Manager, Institutional Limited Partners Association

Francesca Mascagna

Associate Director, Igneo Infrastructure Partners

Laia Massague

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Kristina Matthews

Managing Director, ONEX

Gemma McRann, Macquarie Capital

Gemma McRann

Senior Vice President, Macquarie Capital

Manon Mendez

Principal, Blackstone

Teia Merring

Senior Investment Director, USS

Philip Meschke

Investment Director, Moonfare

Alice Mew

Director, NZ Super Fund

Kathy Miao

Associate, Actis

Ian Milton

Founder & CEO, Mercia Capital Partners

Anna Moore

CEO, Hestia Homes

Kay Morley

Partner, Dechert

Ruth Murray

Investment Director, Sustainable Infrastructure, Gresham House

Roopa Murthy

Partner, Head of a Europe, Infrastructure Debt, Ares Management

Jenny Newmarch

Head of Private Equity, Aware Super

Claire Ngo

Managing Director, Temasek

Giulia Noli

Infrastructure and Project Finance, Private Capital, Metlife Investment Management

Alex Notay

Placemaking and Investment Director, Thriving Investments

Dalit Nuttall

Principal, West Valley Capital

Jaime O’Donnell

Vice President, Investor Relations, Vauban Infrastructure Partners

Kate O’Meara

Managing Director, Asante Capital Group

Adriana Oller

Founder and Partner, Resilience Partners

Lisa Ong

Head of Europe & International, Mudrick Capital Management

Elsa Palanza

Global Head of Sustainability & ESG, ICG

Eimear Palmer

Partner, Global Head of ESG, Pantheon Ventures

Alis Pay

Partner, Co-Head of the Global Real Estate Sector, Clifford Chance

Esther Peiner

Managing Director, Co-Head Private Infrastructure Europe, Partners Group

Suzana Perić

Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management

Casandra Pinamonti

Principal, Ares Management Corporation

Adeline Poireau

Vice President, Ares Management Corporation

Helen Pradas-Page

Client Director, ESG & Sustainable Investment Private Markets, Acre

Helen Price

Chief Financial Officer, InfraRed Capital Partners

Uma Rajah

Co-Founder and CEO, CapitalRise

Imogen Richards

Partner and Global Head of Investment Structuring and Strategy, Pantheon

Maya Rodriguez

Managing Partner & CEO, AZR Capital

Brad Ross-Williams

Head of Investor Relations, CQS

Caroline Rouse

Vice President, Infrastructure Investments, Brookfield Asset Management

Rhonda Ryan

Partner, Head of European Private Equity, Mercer

Erin Sarret

Head of Investor Relation, RAISE

Mikhaelle Schiappacasse

Partner, Dechert

Hannah Schofield

Managing Director, DC Advisory

Helene Schutrumpf

Director of IR and Fundraising, AURELIUS

Jessica Sellam

Head of Private Markets Group, Rothschild & Co

Vanessa Shia

Head of Private Markets, London CIV

Sunaina Sinha

Global Head, Private Capital Advisory, Raymond James

Vanessa Sloan

Managing Director, StepStone Group

Phoebe Smith

Senior Director, Patrizia AG

Marijke Spooren

Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Richa Srivastava

Director, Real Estate Investments, CPPIB

Catalina Stoica

Principal, Park Square Capital

Carla Swansburg

Chief Executive Officer, ClearyX, a Division of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Edward Talmor-Gera

Founding Managing Partner & CEO, NewVest

Judith Tan

Head of Capital Markets, Estateguru

Işıl Tanrıverdi Versmissen

Senior Investment Manager, MEAG

Andy Thomson

Senior Editor, Private Debt Investor, PEI Group

Helena Threlfall

Investment Director and member of the Investment Committee, Hasma Capital

Priya Veerapen

Managing Director, Greenfield Transactions, Infracapital

Nicole Waibel

Managing Director, Crescent Credit Europe

Ilana Walters

Partnerships Manager - Family Offices & Wealth Managers, Moonfare

Lisa Weaver-Lambert

Founder, Oxford AI Studio

Niamh Whooley

Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Investing, Pemberton Asset Management

Christie Wright

Managing Director of Fund Management, PATRIZIA SE

Dmitry Yashnikov

Managing Director & Head of GreenTech, OMERS Private Equity

Joanne Yoo

Partner, Development Partners International

Jiaying Zhang

Partner, Simpson Thacher

Deborah Zurkow

Global Head of Investments, Allianz Global Investors

Sponsorship opportunities

Don’t miss the opportunity to:

  • Elevate your company’s profile within global private markets and become synonymous with placing diversity and inclusion at the forefront of your strategy to achieve strong commercial performance.
  • Strategically raise your brands visibility amongst competitors as a thought leader, pioneering the diversity and inclusion agenda forward.
  • Showcase women in leadership roles within your business and be recognised as a global thought leader and driver for diversity and inclusion.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities please contact Chris Wagland at chris.w@pei.group or call +44 (0) 0207 566 5475

2023 Sponsors:

Institutional Investors at the Women in Private Markets Summit 2023

Women in Private Markets Summit is the largest meeting place for institutional and private investors, and other members across alternative asset classes.

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for eligible institutional investors. Check out the benefits of joining the conference and who among your peers you will be joining. Apply for a complimentary pass for your or your team today.

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What to expect at the summit?

Network with your peers

Enrich your network, build lasting relationships, and exchange valuable perspectives with your investor peers through investor-only breakfasts, networking breaks, lunches and much more.

Gain expert insights

Hear from our industry-leading speaker line-up, discover the latest trends and stay aligned with future innovations in the market.

Explore opportunities

Discover remarkable investment opportunities in emerging sectors including Private Equity, Real Estate, Private Debt, and Infrastructure.

Meet with the best and brightest funds

Connect and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest influencers in alternative asset classes.

Download the investor brochure to learn more.

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Connect with active investors

AIMCo
Allianz Capital Partners
Australian Super
BCI
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
British Business Bank
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
CDC Group
CPPIB
DAO Family
Desjardins Pension Group
EBRD
European Investment Fund
Fluid Ice
Greater Manchester Pension Fund
IMCO
Japan Post Bank
Lalia Capital
Legal & General
Local Pensions Partnership
Marcena Capital
MassMutual
MEAG
NYSNA Pension Plan and Benefits fund
Orix Life Insurance Corporation
Oxford University Endowment Management
Pension Insurance Corporation
Pension Protection Fund
PSP Investments
Redington
Royal National Institute for the Blind
Signal Iduna Asset Management
Stable Asset Management
Sunsuper
UNIQA Capital Markets
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund
USS Investment Management
Vanderbilt University
Wafra
Wimmer Family Office
Wisayah Global Investment

Apply for a complimentary institutional investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for eligible allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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