Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Hotel Okura Amsterdam, Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Event Date Mon Jun 20 CEST - Wed Jun 22 CEST (16 days ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Jun 19 6:00pm - Tue Jun 21 6:00pm
Location Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam, Netherlands
Region EMEA

Join key players from all the world's growth markets. Hear the latest insights from local market experts and get to grips with the macro trends affecting emerging market investing.

Uncover best practices in guaranteeing returns while tackling the risks and challenges.

Hot topics this year include portfolio diversification, disruptive tech and innovation, ESG and impact, infrastructure development, diversity and ethics, and much more.

• Quality networking
Join 300+ senior decision-makers from 120+ LPs and 120+ GPs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and other growth markets.

Reflect on the day’s discussions and enjoy a drink while taking in the beautiful scenery of Amsterdam from the canals during our cocktail cruise following the summits day.

Companies attending this year include FMO, General Atlantic, Gaja Capital, Iron Pillar, Spectra Investments, AlpInvest Partners, Allianz Global Investors, Hamilton Lane and more!

• Hear from the experts
Hear from 160+ speakers, including veteran growth market LPs from Europe and beyond such as European Investment Bank, British International Investment, idi EM Partners, Capital Dynamics, and African Development Bank Group.

Expert GPs speaking includes Vinci Partners, General Atlantic, Gaja Capital, Iron Pillar, Gulf Capital, Turkven Private Equity, and Amadeus Capital Partners.

• Why do 120+ LPs attend?
Influential LPs from all over the world join to hear about the latest private equity trends across the key emerging markets, share intelligence with other LPs and connect with influential GPs from across growth markets.

Enjoy exclusive LP-only sessions, 1:1 meetings with GPs and countless other networking opportunities.

LPs attending this year include: Asian Development Bank, Capital Dynamics, FMO, EBRD, IFC, Oman Investment Authority, DFC, and more.


2022 Speakers

Robert Guest
Foreign Editor, The Economist

Melis Kahya Akar
Managing Director, Head of Consumer for EMEA, General Atlantic

Karim El Solh
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Capital

Runa Alam
Co-Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Development Partners International (DPI)

Neil Harper
Chairman, Turkven Private Equity

Noor Sweid
Founder and General Partner, Global Ventures

Manjia Guan
Managing Director, Head of Primaries Asia, Capital Dynamics

Jessica Huang Pouleur
Partner, Openspace Ventures

Carlos Eduardo Martins
Co-Head of Private Equity, Vinci Partners

Ranjit Shah
Managing Partner, Gaja Capital

Renato Abissamra
Managing Partner, Spectra Investments

Sagar Agarvwal
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Beams Fintech Fund

Sikander Ahmed
Managing Director & Head of Private Debt, NBK Capital Partners

Alexandre Alfonsi
Founding Partner, Axonia Partners

Beatriz Amary
Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners

Guillaume Arditti
Founding Partner, Belvedere Africa Partners

Jacop B. Rentschler
Managing Partner, Zoscales Partners

Aislinn Bakker
Portfolio Manager, Development Finance, Allianz Global Investors

Cem Baytok
Managing Partner, idacapital

Alexander Bebov
Managing Partner, BAC Securities

Thomas Belazis
Director, The Rockefeller Foundation

Idris Bello
Founding Partner, Loftyinc Capital Management

Vivina Berla
Founder & CEO, Vimine Holding

Shivani Bhasin Sachdeva
Founder & CEO, India Alternatives Private Equity Fund

Eline Blaauboer
Partner, Investment Funds for Healthcare in Africa (IFHA)

Jaclyn Bouchard
EVP, Head of ESG Solutions & Corporate Responsibility, Preqin

Jennifer Buckley
Founder & Managing Director, Sweef Capital

Patrick Burtis
Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners

Fatoumata Bâ
Founder & Managing Partner, Janngo Capital

Tim Chamberlain
Partner & Co-Founder, Brunel Partners

Wai Chiew Chik
CEO & Executive Director, Heritas Capital Management

Marius Chirila
EM Private Equity Allocations, European Investment Bank (EIB Global)

Edward Claessen
Head of Equity & Microfinance, EIB Global

Eduardo Cortina
Managing Director, Co-Managing Partner, SouthLight Capital

David Creighton
Chair of the Board of Directors, Convergence

Phil Davis
Director of ESG, Helios Investment Partners

Dr. Deanne De Vries
Author, Speaker, and Africa Advocate,

Menno Derks
Managing Director of Private Equity, Sarona Asset Management

Marleen Dijkstra
Principal, Primary Fund Investments, AlpInvest Partners

Evelyne Dioh Simpa
Managing Director, WIC Capital

Janade du Plessis
General Partner, Launch Africa Ventures and, Five35 Ventures

Conal Duffy
Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services

Yves Ehlert
Vice President Africa Equity and Funds

Amal Enan, Chief Investment Officer at The American University in Cairo and Founder & Managing Director

Lotus Capital
Folabi Esan, Partner

Adlevo Capital
Christoph Evard, Partner

Kibo Capital Partners
Bas Evers, Investment Analyst

Triple Jump
Luís Fernando Lopes, Partner & Chief Economist

Patria Investments
Abderahmane Fodil, Managing Partner

idi Emerging Markets
Paul Frankish, Investment Director: Head of Strategic Initiatives, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)

Penny Freer
Chairman, AP Ventures

Suzanne Gaboury
Director General, Private Sector Operations Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Tariye Gbadegesin
Chief Executive Officer, ARM Harith Infrastructure Fund Managers

Zachariah George
Managing Partner, Launch Africa Ventures

Dario Giuliani
Founder and Director, Briter Bridges

José Guilherme Souza
Head of Infrastructure, Vinci Partners

Pavan Gupte
Partner, Iron Pillar

Anwar Harris
Head: Equity Finance & Investments, Standard Bank Group

Yee Hean Teo
Principal Investment Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Dimitri Herbosch
Partner, Buysse & Partners

Aubrey Hruby
Co-founder, Tofino Capital

Enis Hulli
General Partner, 500 Istanbul

Carlos Ingham
Partner, Linzor Capital Partners

Tokunboh Ishmael
Managing Partner, Alitheia Capital

Abilash Jaikumar
Co-Founder and Managing Director, TresVista

Shirin Jamshidi
Director of Investments (Asia/Middle East North Africa), Mission Transaction Unit, Office of Development Credit, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

Norberto Jannuzzi
Partner & Head of Private Equity Healthcare Strategy Brazil, Patria Private Equity

George Janssen
Senior Investment Officer, Private Equity, FMO

Afsane Jetha
Managing Partner & CEO, Alta Semper

Mahesh Joshi
Head of Asia Private Equity, BlueOrchard Finance

Cameron Joyce
Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Research Insights, Preqin

Nanika Kakkar
Investment Director, Cornerstone Venture Partners Fund

Shaka Kariuki
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Kuramo Capital Management

Paul Keung
Founding Partner, INCE Capital

Anupum Khaitan
Executive Director, Capital Square Partners

Hakim Khelifa
Senior Partner, AfricInvest

Gabriella Kindert
Expert in Alternative Lending and Board Member, Mizuho Europe

Julien Kinic
Managing Partner, idi EM Partners

Alison Klein
Manager, Private Equity, FMO

Nadia Kouassi Coulibaly
Head of Research, African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

Dr. Tilman W. Kruse
Global Head of Early Growth and Venture Capital, DEG

Jerome Lagesse
Managing Partner, Inside Capital Partners

Zain Latif
Founder, TLG Capital

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee
Chairman & CEO, Sinovation Ventures

Hwachie Lee
Managing Partner, Inspiration Capital Partners

Marina Leytes
Senior Vice President, 57 Stars

Bonnie Lo
Partner & COO, NewQuest Capital Partners

Winston Ma
Managing Partner, CloudTree Ventures

Akash Maharaj
Executive: Equity Finance & Investments, Standard Bank Group

Eric Maillebiau
Founder, CapEos

Sylvain Makaya
Partner, Eurazeo

Isaac Marshall
Investment Professional, TLG Capital

Patrick Martin
Partner, Oceanview.Capital

Bernard McGuire
Managing Director, 57 Stars

Amit Mehta
Managing Partner, Asha Ventures

Sameer Mehta
Director, Atlas Family Office

Sudeep Mishra
Co-Founder and Managing Director, TresVista

Mohit Misra, MD, MS
Co-Founder & CEO, Mango Sciences

Vivek Mittal
Chief Executive Officer, AfiDA

Carolina Monaco
Investment Associate, Triple Jump

Mametja Moshe
Chief Executive Officer, Moshe Capital

Yaser Moustafa
CEO, NBK Capital Partners

Gordon Myers
Chief Counsel and Head, Technology Business Risk, IFC

Tamás Nagy
Director, Co-Head Private Equity, EBRD

Yipin Ng
Managing Partner, Yunqi Partners

Nadia Nikolova
Lead Portfolio Manager, Allianz Global Investors

Lexi Novitske
General Partner, Norrsken22

Margaret O'Connor
Chair, Launch Africa Venture Fund

Ebele Okeke
Managing Partner, Altica Partners

Eghosa Omoigui
Founder & Managing General Partner, EchoVC Partners

Ken Osei
Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Dr. Yemi Osindero
Managing Partner, Uhuru Investment Partners

Olu Oyinsan
Managing Partner, Oui Capital

Yann Pambou
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner, Joliba Capital

Ofentse Pelle
Principal, Sanari Capital

Samantha Pokroy
Founder & CEO, Sanari Capital

Courtney Powell
Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner, 500 Global

Fahim Rahman
Managing Partner, Noksha Capital

Dr. Apoorva Ranjan Sharma
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, 9Unicorns and Venture Catalysts Group

Diana Reeves
Director, Cabot Capital Partners

Franziska Reh
CEO & Founder, Uncap - Unconventional Capital

Selma Ribica
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, First Circle Capital

Piero Rosatelli
Managing Partner, Oria Capital

Richard Rudner
Investment Manager, European Investment Fund (EIF)

Serkan S. Kizil
Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Taxim Capital

Ibrahim Sagna
Director & Global Head, Advisory & Capital Markets, Afreximbank

Ziad Sarkis
Director of Financial Research, Alternative Investments Initiative, The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania

Juan Savino
Vice President, Investor Relations, Lexington Partners

Manfred Schepers
Chief Executive Officer, ILX Management

Jeff Schlapinski
Managing Director, Research, Global Private Capital Association (GPCA)

Daniel Schoneveld
Principal, Hamilton Lane

Hussein Sefian
Founding Partner, Acre Impact Capital

Ruchira Shukla
Regional Lead, South Asia, Disruptive Technologies, IFC

Rashid Siddiqi
Founding Partner, Ruya Partners

Peter Sorensen
Managing Director, Asia Business Builders (ABB)

Marcus Steinig
Chief Executive Officer, Harvest Waste

Aniko Szigetvari
Founding Partner, Atlantica Ventures

Shuyin Tang
Co-founder & CEO, Patamar Capital

Lisa G. Thomas
Founder & Managing Director, Samata Capital

Hamada Toure
Co-founder and Managing Partner, Joliba Capital

Saad Ul Islam
Investment Director, Infrastructure Equity, British International Investment (BII)

Ameya Upadhyay
Venture Partner, Flourish Ventures

Wim van der Beek
Founder and Managing Partner, Goodwell Investments

Tanya van Lill
Chief Executive Officer, SAVCA

Barthout van Slingelandt
Managing Partner, XSML Capital

Steven Van Weede
Managing Director, Palladium Impact Capital

Haresh Vazirani
Senior Investment Director, abrdn

Alex von Sponeck
EM Private Credit, Argentem Creek Partners

Philip Walker
Managing Director, Private Equity, Obviam

Eva Warigia
Chief Executive Officer, East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA)

Maarten Weehuizen
Lead - Africa Conservation & Communities Tourism Fund, ThirdWay Partners

Helen Wong
Managing Partner, AC Ventures

Marco Yamaguchi
Manager, Non-Sovereign Infrastructure Finance Division, African Development Bank Group

Eva Yazhari
General Partner, Beyond Capital Ventures

Ilker Yoney
Director, Co-Head of Private Equity, EBRD

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• General Atlantic
• Gulf Capital
• Patria

• 500 Global
• AfricInvest
• Altica Partners
• Gaja Capital
• Inside Capital
• Iron Pillar
• Joliba Capital
• Linzor Capital Partners
• NBK Capital Partners
• VCats Group
• Vinci Partners

• Preqin