Founder and Managing Director, Portico Advisers, LLC
Mike Casey is the Founder and Managing Director of Portico Advisers, LLC, a research-driven private markets advisory firm that serves investors active in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Before creating Portico, Mike co-founded the consulting services business unit at the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA). During this period, he undertook engagements for firms stewarding more than $50B in AUM, including proprietary work for some of the largest and most successful fund managers active in emerging markets. Previously, Mike advised private equity, sovereign wealth, hedge fund, and corporate clients on investments in more than 20 countries. He started his career working on strategy at the U.S. Department of Defense. Mike holds an MA in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).