Steve Moseley

Steve Moseley is Head of Alternative Assets for the $65 billion Alaska Permanent Fund, a sovereign endowment established in 1976 to provide for all current and future generations of Alaskans. Beginning in 2013, Steve launched and managed APFC’s Private Equity and Special Opportunities programs. Before joining APFC Moseley restructured, managed, and subsequently sold Marston-Ross, a Connecticut-based family investment office. Before that he was president of StepStone Group, a global manager of private equity assets and, prior to that, co-president of the direct investment division of StepStone’s predecessor company, Pacific Corporate Group (“PCG”). During his time at PCG Steve also served as CIO.

Earlier in his career, Steve served as a vice president in investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston (“CSFB”) and as a principal in CSFB’s private equity investment affiliate, Windward Capital Partners.

He received his MBA from Yale University and his BA from Wesleyan University.

Johnny F. Jones

Johnny is a partner at Vantage Capital, which is an Africa-focused fund manager with over $960 million under management across 5 credit funds.  Johnny leads the fund’s investment program in the Nigerian and Ghanaian markets and currently sits as an observer or board director for 5 portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Vantage, he worked in the leveraged finance group at UBS Investment Bank in the U.S.  In this role he specialized in the basic materials sector assisting in underwriting transactions and providing relative value investment recommendations for listed debt securities.

Johnny began his career in 2000 working as an equity research investment analyst at Wachovia Securities in Atlanta, Georgia.  His focus was on macroeconomic trends and investment strategy.  Later he spent two years at KPMG in the economic & valuation services division based in New York.  In this role he worked as a generalist providing debt and equity value indications for companies in industries including financial services, steel and entertainment.

Johnny received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his Bachelor of Science degree (Economics) from Duke University in North Carolina. He became a CFA® (Chartered Financial Analyst®) charterholder in 2007 and is a registered certified public accountant. 

Akhil Awasthi

Akhil is a seasoned private equity professional having raised/managed over US$ 1 Billion across 5 funds. Aside from India, he has also made PE investments in businesses in other parts of Asia and the US.

Since 2009, Akhil is the Founding Managing Partner for the extremely successful Tata Capital Growth Funds. At TCGF he leads a team of 7 investments professionals, focused on making mid-size growth investments across sectors. The success of TCGF lies in being ahead of the curve in identifying “growth inflexion” points across numerous business segments, leading in turn to portfolio companies with “Unicorn” like valuations.

He held Board and key committee positions in Star Health Insurance, Home First Finance Company, Agile Electric, Igarashi Motors and Jana Small Finance Bank (previously Janalakshmi Financial Services)

Apart from his core responsibilities at TCGF, Akhil  guides value addition initiatives with a view to optimizing  business growth through organic and inorganic means and synergies within the  Tata Eco System.

Akhil is a member of Senior Leadership Group of Tata Capital Limited. He is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences in India and abroad. He is member of the Asia Council, EMPEA , an emerging market focused association. He is a charter member of Impact Investment Council in India. He is also DFID nominee on IC of Neev Fund, an early stage fund focussed on lesser developed regions in India.

Akhil is a mechanical engineer with an MBA from the University of Delhi. He has completed his AMP from Harvard Business School.

He lives and works out of Mumbai, India and is married to Anupama, a practicing Chartered Accountant

John F. Tsui

Based in New York, John F. Tsui is Managing Principal of Peninsula House, LLC which is a single family office investor (SFO) and engaged in the following:

(1) principal investment in direct LP fund investment, as well as structured direct co-investment, be it liquid or illiquid, in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia in the following alternative asset classes: infrastructure, private equity, hedge fund, structured private debt, distressed loans and securities, high yield bonds, real estate and real estate entities, as well as special corporate situations;
(2) Fixed income in private markets across alternative assets in partnership with the institutional family office, Asian and North American institutional and private investors; and
(3) co-investment of separately managed accounts in niche-oriented alternative asset classes.

He previously held managerial positions with hotel chains in their corporate headquarter and regional offices including Marriott Corporation, Sheraton Hotels in the Pacific, Landauer Associates – a leading property counseling and valuation firm and Bankers Trust Company (real estate banking division). He also held managerial positions at Carvel Corporation and Sky Chefs (in-flight catering). He earned the designation MAI – the appraisal designation of the Appraisal Institute, and is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Urban Land Institute, Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) – Plan Sponsor Member, Asian Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) and Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). He was appointed by Honorable John C. Whitehead to be on the Board of Directors of The Boy Scouts of the Greater New York Council and The Economic Club of New York. He is Visiting Lecturer at the SEM program at Tsinghua University and the University of California at Berkeley – Haas School of Business. He was formerly an Adjunct Visiting Professor of Advanced Case Study on emerging markets investment at Columbia University and founded the international curriculum at the Master’s program in Real Estate Development. He authored a Thomson Reuters report titled China Property Investments: Profits and Pitfalls.

He received a BS from Michigan State University in Hotel Administration and a Masters from Columbia University in Real Estate. He is a graduate of the Owner President Management Program (OPM) at Harvard Business School. Born in Taiwan and raised in Brazil, he is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and has a working knowledge of Portuguese and Spanish.

Yup S. Kim

Mr. Yup S. Kim is a Senior Portfolio Manager at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (“APFC”), a $65 billion sovereign wealth fund, where he helps lead their private investment activities. He serves on the investment committees for the $14 billion global private equity and special opportunity mandates and serves as a board observer on several portfolio companies. Previously, he worked at DB Private Equity, where he served on the investment committee, Performance Equity, Silver Point Capital and began his career at Citigroup in New York.

In 2018 and 2019, APFC was voted “Limited Partner of the Year – Americas” by industry peers through Private Equity International Magazine. In 2018, Capital Constellation (a joint venture with APFC, Kuwait PIFSS and UK Railpen) won the “Partnership of the Year Award” by Institutional Investor. Yup was recognized as a “Top 30 Private Equity and Venture Capital Investor” in 2019 and a “Top 30 Sovereign Wealth Fund Rising Star” in 2016 by Trusted Insight and recognized as a “40 under 40” by Chief Investment Officer Magazine in 2017. Yup guest lectures for a private equity course at Harvard Business School, regularly speaks at industry conferences in the U.S., Asia and Europe and has written articles for Privcap Media, Asian Venture Capital Journal (“AVCJ”), Chief Investment Officer Magazine, Trusted Insight, the Alaskan Chamber of Commerce, Juneau Empire and the Anchorage Daily News.

Yup received his B.A. in Economics from Yale University and speaks six languages.

Daisy Streatfeild

Daisy leads IIGCC’s Investor Practices programme which supports members to better integrate climate risks and opportunities into their investment processes and decision-making, including taking forward the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.

Daisy joined IIGCC in 2019 from the Inter-American Development Bank where she was an advisor on sustainable infrastructure investment. She previously worked for the UK government in various programme management and policy roles, including leading on finance strategy and investor relations at Infrastructure UK, and heading international climate finance negotiations at the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Daisy holds an MA in Politics from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc with distinction in Environment and Development from the LSE.

Piero Minardi

Piero Minardi is based in São Paulo and joined Warburg Pincus in 2014 leading the firm’s investment efforts in Latin America. Previously, Mr. Minardi was a Partner in the Private Equity Group at Gavea Investimentos, a private investment company, from 2006 to 2014. Prior to that, he was Head of Private Equity, South America Southern Cone at Darby Overseas Investments, Principal of Private Equity at Baring Private Equity Partners and AIG Capital Partners, and Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Bunge International/Santista Alimentos.

Mr. Minardi has also held senior positions at Banco Pactual, McKinsey & Company and Accenture. He served as Board Director in fifteen Boards of public and private companies.

Mr. Minardi is a Board Member of EMPEA (Emerging Markets Private Equity Association) since 2012 and VP and President of the Board of ABVCAP (Brazil Private Equity & Venture Capital Association) since 2016.

He holds a B.S. in mining engineering from Escola Politécnica USP, São Paulo, and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Siddhant Raj Pandey

Siddhant has been a banker for over two decades, having worked with Merrill Lynch and Riggs Bank in London. He was also CEO of Ace Development Bank, Nepal. Presently, he operates in the world of Private Equity as the Chairman and CEO of Business Oxygen Pvt. Ltd., the first International SME Ventures Private Equity impact fund, promoted by the IFC of the World Bank Group, DFID and the Strategic Climate Fund, PPCR, which also makes it the first climate fund for Nepal.

His involvement with the Government of Nepal is as member of the board of directors of the Investment Promotion Board at the Ministry of Industry and board director at Nepal Agriculture Business Incubation Centre (NABIC), under the Ministry of Agriculture. Previously he represented the private sector as a board member of the Investment Committee, Central Renewal Energy Fund, Ministry of Environment and Energy. He was also the Chairman of the Credit Information Bureau of Nepal.

He has a BA degree from Virginia Tech (USA) and MSc. from University of Bristol (UK).  He has attended an Executive Program in Global Finance at the London School of Economics.

Brian Finerty

Brian Finerty leads Equity International’s Investments group, overseeing all investment activity and portfolio company management, and is a member of EI’s Management Committee. Drawing from a deep network of relationships and experience in Emerging Markets, Brian is responsible for setting investment strategy and guiding the team in originating and executing deals. Brian also serves on EI’s Investment Committee.

Prior to joining EI in 2009, Brian was vice president at Madison Dearborn Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing transactions across various real estate sectors. Previously, he held positions at Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a vice president in the global commercial real estate group.


University of Chicago Booth School of Business, MBA

University of Michigan, BBA

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg CFA, is the lead founder and chairman of Strategic Investment Group and cofounder of Emerging Markets Management.  A Fulbright Fellow and Fulbright Lifetime Achievement awardee, she received a Master of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and completed doctoral studies, all but dissertation, in Business Administration in Finance at Harvard Business School. 

Ochoa-Brillembourg served as Chief Investment Officer at the Pension Investment Division at the World Bank from 1976 to 1987 and continued as a Manager of the World Bank Pension assets until 1995. 

She is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the American Enterprise Institute Council, the Committee for Economic Development Board, Harvard’s Kennedy School Dean’s Executive Council and Dean’s Alumni Leadership Council, and was a longtime member of the World Economic Forum.  She has served in multiple public company and nonprofit boards, and she is the founder and chairman of the Orchestra of the Americas.