Advancing diversity through inclusion

Infrastructure Investor’s Women in Infrastructure New York Forum features high profile keynote speakers and panel discussions with pioneering women in infrastructure. The forums powerful leaders provide insight into the evolving industry and share strategies and approaches to achieving success. The Women in Infrastructure Forum offers numerous opportunities to network and build impactful relationships. Join us and engage in informative discussions about industry trends and deal flows from powerful women in Infrastructure. This forum provides women in infrastructure a platform to discuss business solutions, best practices and an opportunity to share their unique career paths and stories of success.


2019 Keynote speaker

Angela Miller-May
Chief Investment Officer
Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund


Susan Mac Cormac
Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Why you should attend

Engage in candid conversations

Discuss the gender diversity barriers within the industry and explore strategies to bridge the gap

Gain industry knowledge

Stay up-to-date with the key trends impacting the industry and developments of infrastructure projects now and in the future

Build your network

Network with prominent figures from the infrastructure investing community and build relationships to advance your career and organization

See who you could meet

2018 attendees included:

3i Group
Brookfield Asset Management
The Carlyle Group
CMHC Pension Fund
Global Infrastructure Partners
Heidrick & Struggles
IMAS Foundation
Infrastructure Canada, Government of Canada
Joint Industry Board
LS Power
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA)
Makena Capital Management LLC
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Morgan Stanley
Morrison & Foerster
New York City Retirement System
New York Presbyterian Hospital Office of Investments
New York State Common Retirement Fund
Northwestern Mutual Capital
Peninsula House
South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission
State Street
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank
Thrivent Financial
Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners
Vantage Infrastructure
Wafra Alternative Investment Division

This event is co-located with the Infrastructure Investing New York Summit

The Infrastructure Investor New York Summit on December 3-4 will gather 200+ investors, fund managers, and policy makers to debate the trends shaping infra investment in North America and how to drive returns in a market flooded in interest, but difficult to navigate.

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 If you would like more information or to become part of the agenda, please contact Zakira Ralling at or +1 646 545 3321.

Day 1
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Day 1 - Wednesday 4th

Networking luncheon
12:35 - 13:45

Women in Infrastructure networking luncheon

Chairwoman's welcome
13:45 - 13:50

Chairwoman's welcome

Susan Mac Cormac

Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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General sessions
13:50 - 14:30

Opening keynote with Angel Miller May, CIO, Chicago Teachers Pension Fund

Keynote speaker:
Angel Miller May, CIO, Chicago Teachers Pension Fund

14:30 - 15:20

Visions, insights and perspectives

Allison Kingsley, Andrea Mody

• Value Creation and Fundraising
• LP/GP Alignment
• Direct Vs.Co-investing
• Emerging opportunities across the Infrastructure secondaries market
• Digital Infra: Why has the asset class become attractive? What are returns in space, how are they changing? How do investors think about risk? Is risk reduced?
• Increasing gender diversity in the space – Building the pipeline
– How do we build a pipeline line of female infrastructure professionals?
– The path to PE is narrow; is there an Infra pathway?

Allison Kingsley, Partner and Chief Risk Officer, Nova Infrastructure
Andrea Mody, Managing Director (MIRA), COO, MIGS

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Allison Kingsley

Founder and Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

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Andrea Mody

Managing Director (MIRA) COO, MIGS, MIGS

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15:20 - 15:45

Networking break

15:45 - 16:35

Energy & renewables: challenges and opportunities

Katherine McElroy

• The evolving place energy fits as an asset class within infrastructure
• What are the current obstacles to growth in core renewables? What are the growth areas outside of core renewables?
• Combating Climate Change
• Women in Energy and Infrastructure: how have roles evolved and how we can continue to further gender diversity?

Katherine McElroy, Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit, Capital Dynamics
Doris Schürch, Vice President of Infrastructure, Partners Group

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Katherine McElroy

Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit, Capital Dynamics

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16:35 - 17:00

Closing keynote

Chairwoman's closing remarks
17:00 - 17:05

Chairwoman's closing remarks

Susan Mac Cormac

Susan Mac Cormac, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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Cocktail reception
17:05 - 18:00

Women in Infrastructure cocktail reception

2019 speakers

Allison Kingsley

Founder and Partner, NOVA Infrastructure

Allison is a Partner and a Founder of NOVA Infrastructure and has nearly 20 years of experience working in infrastructure, project finance, investment banking, and risk. Allison was formerly an early member of Reformation, an infrastructure debt fund… Read full bio

Susan Mac Cormac

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Susan Mac Cormac is a partner in the Corporate Department of Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office. She serves as co-chair of the Clean Technology and Renewable Energy Group and the Private Equity and Venture Investment Practice. Ms. Mac Cormac… Read full bio

Katherine McElroy

Director, Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit, Capital Dynamics

Katherine is a Director on the Clean Energy Infrastructure Credit team. She has over 15 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, she worked at General Electric Energy Financial Services as an originator on the Debt team. She w… Read full bio

Angela Miller May

Chief Invesment Officer, Chicago Teachers Pension Fund

Angela Miller-May, Chief Investment Officer, Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund, manages and directs the operations of the Fund's investment portfolio, providing ongoing performance evaluation and due diligence. Under her leadership, she has increased th… Read full bio

Andrea Mody

Managing Director (MIRA) COO, MIGS, MIGS

Andrea joined MIRA in 2007 and is the Chief Operating Officer of MIGS, based in New York. Andrea oversees fund operations and investor relations and is jointly responsible for new product development, capital raising, and portfolio construction. Andr… Read full bio

Doris Schürch

Vice President of Infrastructure, Partners Group

Doris Schürch is part of the European Private Infrastructure business unit, based in Zug and during her tenure at Partners Group spent a year based out of Houston. She has been with Partners Group since 2008 and has 15 years of industry experience. P… Read full bio
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Venue & hotel accommodations

730 Third Ave
New York, NY 10017

Hotel accommodations are available at the Grand Hyatt at 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017. Details for hotel accommodations will be posted shortly.