The Global Private Equity Conference has a distinguished faculty of speakers comprised of more than 120 industry leaders from around the world. IFC and EMPEA are grateful for their participation and thought leadership.
2017 Featured Speakers
Co-founder & Managing Director, Flutterwave Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton Managing Director, Head of Asia, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Managing Director, ChrysCapital Managing Director, Albright Capital Management Founder, CEO & Managing Partner, Mediterrania Capital Partners Managing Director, Private Equity Services, EMEA, SS&C GlobeOp Head of Research for Irrational Innovations, Professor, Duke University and Founder of The Centre for Advanced Hindsight Founding Partner, Stellaris Venture Partners Venture Capital investments in Europe, Middle East & North Africa, International Finance Corporation Co-Founder and Managing Director, Ezdehar U.S. Public Finance Editor, Thomson Reuters Managing Director, NBK Capital Partners Co-Founder and Head of Private Equity, Tell Group Senior Editor, The Economist Managing Director of the Capital Advisory Group, Greenhill & Company, Inc. Managing Director and Co-Head of the Carlyle South America Buyout group focused, The Carlyle Group Chairman & CEO, Türkiye Wealth Fund Managing Partner, Global Head of Investor Engagement & CEO of Abraaj North America CEO, Old Mutual Alternative Investments Partner, Head of Investor Development Group, Actis Executive Director, 57 Stars Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton Department Head, Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey (ISPAT) Corporate Law and Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture Capital, TozziniFreire Founder and Senior Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners Founder and Director, Altra Investments Founding Partner & Managing Director, Emerging Capital Partners Co-Head of Private Equity, Bozano Growth Capital Fund Editor, Private Equity Brief and Real Estate Brief, Bloomberg LP Managing Director and Head, Gulf Credit Partners Managing Director, Industry Affairs, Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) Director of Private Investments, Blue Haven Initiative (BHI) Assistant Director of the Investment Adviser Regulation Office in the Division of Investment Management at the SEC Co-Founder and Managing Partner, NXTP Labs Chief Executive Officer of International Capital Strategies and Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations Global Head, Fintech Investments Group, IFC Managing Partner, Latin America, L Catterton World Trade Editor, Financial Times Managing Director and Head of Business Development, The Rohatyn Group Senior Investment Manager, Corporates/Funds Latin America Equity & Mezzanine, DEG CEO and Managing Partner, Stratus Group Portfolio Manager, Private Equity New York State Common Retirement Fund Co-founder and Managing Partner, Zephyr Peacock Management India Pvt Ltd. Managing Director, Samena Capital President, Council on Foreign Relations Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) Assistant Professor, Northeastern University, Visiting Scholar, MIT Media Lab, and Author, Crowdsourcing: How the Power of the Crowd is Driving the Future of Business Partner, Baylis Emerging Markets and Co-Founder, Africa Expert Network (AXN) Principal Counsel, Johannesburg: BIO Principal, Metier Sustainable Capital Fund Director, Omidyar Network Executive Vice-President, Growth Markets, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Co-Head, IFC Global Infrastructure Fund Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warburg Pincus Senior Investment Director, Cambridge Associates Editor, The Wall Street Journal General Counsel and Company Secretary, CDC Group Principal Investment Officer in the Private Equity and Investment Funds Department, International Finance Corporation (IFC) CEO & Executive Director, UN Global Compact Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton Co-Founder and Senior Partner, Lighthouse India Senior Investment Manager, Financial Institutions and Head of Fund Investments, Swedfund Founder & Managing Director, The Lightsmith Group Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Global Head and Chief Investment Officer of Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation Partner, LeapFrog Investments Executive Vice President and CEO, IFC Principal in the Funds, Secondaries & Co-investments, CPPIB Principal, Impact Investing, TIAA Investments Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School Partner, McKinsey & Company and Leader of the McKinsey Global Institute Partner, Braemar Energy Ventures Chief Executive Officer, Ethos Managing Partner, 3TS Capital Partners Country Head and Chief General Manager, Small Industries Development Bank of India Managing Partner, NewQuest Capital Partners Founder and Managing Partner , TPG Growth President, Coller Capital Founding Partner and CEO, AFIG Funds Dean, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies Acting Vice President of Investment Funds and Managing Director, PE Funds Portfolio, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Peter O’Driscoll, Head of Emerging Markets Group, Orrick Legal Counsel, CDC Group plc Founder and Managing Partner, Globalturk Capital; EMPEA - Turkey Representative Managing Partner, Proventeus Capital Head of Applied Research, Burgiss Senior Partner and Co-Head Sub-Saharan Africa, AfricInvest Group CEO, Electronic Transactions Association Chief Executive Officer, İş Private Equity Managing Director and Head of Peru & Chile Buyout, The Carlyle Group President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Co-Founder, Kabbage Inc. Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Clearwater Capital Partners Director, Head of Investor Relations and Business Development, ADM Capital Founder and Co-CEO, Jumia Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Capria Accelerator Executive Director, Morgan Stanley AIP Emerging Markets Investment Officer, UTIMCO Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, The Rohatyn Group (TRG) Head of Private Equity Investment Department, Japan Post Bank Chief Investment Officer, TriLinc Global Founder and Vice-Chairman, Samena Capital Secretariat, Asset Management, Fondo de Ahorro de Panamá Director, Research, EMPEA Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives; Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Atlantic Council Chief Correspondent, International Finance, Financial Times Founder and Chairman, IDG Ventures India Advisors Managing Partner & CEO, IDFC Alternatives Limited President and CEO, Financial Services Volunteer Corps Vice President, Programs & Business Development, EMPEA Partner & Head of Asia, StepStone Group CEO - African Infrastructure Investment Managers Managing Partner, Wamda Capital Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Turkven On-Air Correspondent, Washington, DC Investor Relations Partner, Helios Investment Partners Partner, White & Case LLP Managing Partner and Global Head of Impact Investing, The Abraaj Group Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates, LLC Founder, Copperfield Advisory Chief Executive Officer, IFC Asset Management Chief Investment Officer and Partner, CMIA Capital Partners Senior Manager, AfricInvest Founding Partner, Golden Rock Capital President & Chief Executive Officer, EMPEA