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Vikram Raju

Head of Emerging Markets & Climate Impact
Morgan Stanley AIP
Vikram Raju

Head of Emerging Markets & Climate Impact

Vikram Raju leads emerging markets investing for Morgan Stanley AIP and serves on advisory committees of funds in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Previously, he was a principal investment officer at the IFC, World Bank Group, where he led the


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Morgan Stanley AIP

Nick Moon

Partner
Leapfrog Investments
Nick Moon

Partner

Nick leads investor relations, co-investments and strategic partnerships for LeapFrog globally. He oversaw the raising of LeapFrog’s record-breaking and oversubscribed $744 million third fund, its $400 million oversubscribed second fund, and its $350 million separate account with Prudential Inc.


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Leapfrog Investments

Johanna Posada

Founder & Managing Partner
Elevar Equity
Johanna Posada

Founder & Managing Partner

Johanna is Founder and Managing Partner at Elevar. She leads the firm’s investing strategy and priorities in Latin America, and the firm’s investing team that is based in Mexico City. Her leadership role in Latin America includes sourcing and


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Elevar Equity

Gloria Nelund

Chief Executive Officer & Founder
TriLinc Global
Gloria Nelund

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Gloria Nelund spent 30 years on Wall Street as one of the most successful and visible executives in the international investment management industry. After retiring from Deutsche Bank as CEO of their $50 billion North America Private Wealth Management division,


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TriLinc Global

Jean Michel Severino

CEO
Investisseurs & Partenaires
Jean Michel Severino

CEO

Jean-Michel Severino succeeded Patrice Hoppenot in May 2011 as CEO of "Investisseurs et Partenaires" (I&P), an impact investing and private equity firm, which focuses on small and medium-sized enterprises and microfinance institutions in Africa. He now works on implementing the


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Investisseurs & Partenaires

Rik Vyverman

Global Head Ventures Equity
responsAbility Investments AG
Rik Vyverman

Global Head Ventures Equity

Rik Vyverman's role at responsAbility includes heading the Ventures Equity department as well as being responsible for all venture capital/private equity investments in sectors such as health care, energy, education, sustainable agriculture, etc.
Professional Background:

  • Earned a Master of Science degree

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responsAbility Investments AG

Adam Wolfensohn

Managing Director and Investment Committee Member
Encourage Capital
Adam Wolfensohn

Managing Director and Investment Committee Member

Adam Wolfensohn is a Managing Director of Wolfensohn Fund Management and a member of the Investment Committee. Wolfensohn Fund Management is an emerging markets oriented investment firm with focus areas in financial inclusion and low carbon energy. Since 2002, he


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Encourage Capital

Joseph McDonald

Private Equity
Zurich Alternative Asset Management
Joseph McDonald

Private Equity

Joseph McDonald is an Associate at Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC (“ZAAM”), the in-house alternative asset investment unit of Zurich Insurance Group. At ZAAM, Joe is part of the private equity team responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing on primary


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Zurich Alternative Asset Management
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Renuka Ramnath | Founder, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Multiples Alternate Asset Management Private Limited

EMPEA plays an important and energetic role across the markets it represents, driving outreach and research initiatives, and promoting the role of private capital.

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

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David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

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Dr. Andrew Kuper | Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Investments

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