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Event Date Mon May 17 EDT - Fri May 21 EDT (5 months ago)
Location Virtual
Region All

Each year International Finance Corporation and EMPEA gather 800 global private capital investors and asset managers from 60 countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America, MENA and CEE, representing private equity, venture capital, impact, infrastructure, credit, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices.

Join us for the world’s largest convening of private investors in a highly interactive virtual gathering to learn the latest industry trends and connect with its prominent voices.


2021 Speakers

Hoda Abou-Jamra
Founding Partner, TVM Capital Healthcare Partners

Eric Acher
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, monashees

Runa Alam
Co-Founder & CEO , Development Partners International

Albert Alsina
Founder and CEO , Mediterrania Capital Partners

Cate Ambrose
CEO & Board Member, EMPEA

Souleymane Ba
Partner, Helios Investment Partners

Pierre Barber
Portfolio Manager, Private Assets, Canadian Medical Protective Association

Kirk Beaton
Partner, Lexington Partners

Paul Boynton
Joint CEO & CIO, Old Mutual Alternative Investments

Geoffrey P. Burgess
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Carrie Chan
Co-founder & CEO, Avant Meats Company Limited

Yvette Chan
Managing Director , Alvarez & Marsal

Julian Cheng
Managing Director, Co-Head of China , Warburg Pincus

Shane Chesson
Founder & Partner , Openspace Ventures

Ivonne Cuello

Makhtar Diop
Managing Director, IFC

Karim El Solh
Co-Founder & CEO , Gulf Capital

Michael Elio
Partner, StepStone Group

Emre Erşenkal
Managing Director,Special Situations, Castlelake

Johara Farhadieh
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer , Illinois State Board of Investment (ISBI)

William E. Ford
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Atlantic

Issa Faye
Director of Development impact, IFC

Stephanie von Friedeburg
Vice President, Operations, IFC

Manuela Fumarola
ESG Manager for Private Markets, Aberdeen Standard Investments

JP Gan
Founding Partner , INCE Capital

Anita Marangoly George
Executive Vice-President & Deputy Head, CDPQ Global

Neil Gregory
Chief Thought Leadership Officer, IFC

Matías Gutierrez
Partner, Linzor Capital Partners

Drew Guff
Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff

John Hershey
Director of Investments , Oregon State Treasury

Gopal Jain
Managing Partner & Co-Founder , Gaja Capital

Kanchan Jain
Managing Director & Head of India Credit , Baring Private Equity Asia

Nainesh Jaisingh
Founding Partner and CEO , Affirma Capital

Ben Jenkins
CIO, Digital Colony

Rune Jepsen
Principal, Global Private Capital, GPC Investment Committee , QIC

Sunil Kaul
Managing Director , The Carlyle Group

Rajeev Kalra
Managing Director and Head of India , The Rohatyn Group

John Kerry
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Farah Khan
Partner, L Catterton

Suyi Kim
Head of Asia Pacific , Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments)

Lenna Koszarny
Founding Partner and CEO

Andrea Kramer
Managing Director, Hamilton Lane Alliance Holdings I, Inc.

Andy Kuper
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LeapFrog Investments

Chang Wen Lai
Co-Founder and CEO, Ninja Van

Maurizio Levi-Minzi
Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Judith Li
Partner , Lilly Asia Ventures

Brian Lim
Partner and Head of Asia and Emerging Markets , Pantheon Ventures

Kuo-Yi Lim
Co-Founder and Managing Partner , Monk's Hill Ventures

Thomas Liu
Head of Greater China and North Asia Real Estate, Actis

Xuong Liu
Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Alex Manzo
Partner , Australis Partners

David M. Marchick
Chief Operating Officer , DFC

Paulo Mattos
Co-Founder, ​​​​​Managing Partner and CEO , IG4 Capital

Henry McVey
Partner & Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation , KKR

Nipun Mehra
Co-Founder & CEO, Ula

Prakash Mehta
Partner , Akin Gump

Angela Miller-May
Chief Investment Officer ,Chicago Teachers' , Pension Fund

Ronald Mincy
Partne, African Capital Alliance

Sunil Mishra
Partner , Adams Street Partners

Matias Muchnick
CEO & Founder, NotCo

Anthony Mwangi Njoroge
Senior Investment Officer & Regional Lead Africa , IFC

Arjun Oberoi
Managing Director , Everstone Capital

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Director-General , World Trade Organization (WTO)

Stephen O’Neill
Managing Director , 57 Stars

Ziad Oueslati
Executive Co-Founding Partner , AfricInvest

Pawel Padusiński
Partner, Mid Europa Partners

Jennifer Petrini
Senior Investment Officer, IFC

Rob Petty
Co-CEO and Co-CIO , Fiera Capital (Asia)

Sebastián Popik
Founder and Managing Partner , Aqua Capital

Karthik Prabhakar
Executive Director and Global Head of Fundraising, Chiratae Ventures

Katie Rae
CEO & Managing Partner , The Engine

Renuka Ramnath
Founder, Managing Director & CEO , Multiples Alternate Asset Management Private Limited

Byju Raveendran
Founder & CEO, BYJU's

Priscila Rodrigues
Managing Partner , Crescera Capital

Wilson Rosa
Managing Director, Advent International

Nick Rohatyn
CEO and CIO, The Rohatyn Group (TRG)

Julie Ruvolo
Managing Director, Venture Capital, EMPEA

Max Rye
Co-Founder & Chief Strategist,TurtleTree

Hideya Sadanaga
Head of Private Equity Investment Department, , Senior Managing Director, Japan Post Bank

Mani Saluja
Partner, Head of Private Equity Funds and Co-Investments , Quilvest

Paul Sanford
CIO , TriLinc Global

Ganen Sarvananthan
Co-Managing Partner, TPG Capital Asia

Jeff Schlapinski
Managing Director, Research, EMPEA

Matt Schey
Senior Director, Senior Projects, ILPA

Héctor Sepúlveda
Managing Partner, Mountain Nazca

Cem Sertoglu
Co-Founder & Managing Director ,Earlybird Venture Capital

Rajiv J. Shah
President , The Rockefeller Foundation

Ruchir Sharma
Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist , Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Parvoleta Shtereva
Head of Investments , Gemcorp Capital

David E. Simpson
Investment Officer, LACERA

Kapil Singhal
Managing Partner, True North Credit Strategies

William Sonneborn
Senior Director , International Finance Corporation

S. Sriniwasan
Managing Director, Kotak Investment Advisors

Katherine Stepanian
Senior Research Analyst , EMPEA

Weichou Su
Partner & Head of Asia , StepStone Group

Gillian Tett
Chair of Editorial Board and Editor-at-Large, US, Financial Times

Mara Topping
Partner, White & Case LLP

Sever Totia
Partner , 3TS Capital Partners

Christine Tsai
CEO, 500 Startups

Andy Tsao
Managing Director , Silicon Valley Bank

Rekha Unnithan
Co-Head of Impact Investing , Nuveen

Ricardo Weder
CEO & Founder , Jüsto

Jonathan Whittle
Managing Partner , Quona Capital

Rebecca Xu
Co-Founder and Managing Director , Asia Alternatives Management

Maria Teresa Zappia
Chief Impact Officer and Deputy CEO, BlueOrchard

Bruno Zaremba
Head of Private Equity , Vinci Partners

Lin-Lin Zhou
CEO & Co-Founder

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Actis
• Affirma Capital
• Akin Gumps
• Alvarez & Marsal
• Debevoice & Plimpton
• Fiera Capital
• Gulf Capital
• IG4 Capital
• Mediterrania Capital Partners
• Old Mutual
• The Rohatyn Group
• Trilinc Global Invest with Impact
• White & Case

• Africinvest
• Crescera Capital
• Everstone
• Gaja Capital
• Kotak Investment Advisors
• Leapfrog Investments
• Principle Capital
• Vinci Partners