Investor Relations and Marketing Member Community

This EMPEA Member Community centers around the Investor Relations and Marketing professionals within our global network, connecting our vibrant community of specialists in these fields to each other and creating forums for peer-to-peer exchange of technical expertise, issues-based advising, best practices, data and research, and industry innovation.

It is our hope that by bringing this network together in one forum with year-round opportunities to connect, meet and exchange expertise, we can foster fruitful relationships and support further professional development.

What does it mean to be involved in the Investor Relations and Marketing Member Community?

  • Inclusion in the Only Community for Emerging Markets IR and Marketing Professionals
  • Peer-to-Peer Exchange of Ideas, Technical Expertise, Best Practices and Industry Connections
  • Connections to Press Seeking Emerging Markets Expertise from EMPEA’s Global Network
  • Issues-Based Advising and Peer-to-Peer Networking
  • Opportunities to Author and Disseminate Professional Development Articles and Resources
  • Access to EMPEA Data and Research for Investor Meetings and Presentations
  • Meet-and-Greet Events and In-Market Meetings
  • And more!

For more information or to request an invitation, contact Holly Radel at +1 202 333 8171.

Steering Committee

The EMPEA Investor Relations and Marketing Member Community Steering Committee is composed of dedicated and experienced marketing and investor relations professionals whose leadership and expertise are helping to guide this inaugural EMPEA Member Community. Our Steering Committee members bring a wealth of experience to this peer-to-peer exchange, while all sharing the same commitment to emerging markets and passion for their profession.

Steering Committee Members

  • Co-Chair: Neil Brown, Partner and Head of Investor Development Group, Actis
  • Co-Chair: Gustavo Eiben, Managing Director and Head of Business Development, The Rohatyn Group
  • David Bernstein, Partner, Baring Vostok Capital Partners
  • J-P Fourie, Head of Investor Relations, Metier
  • Scott Gregory,Partner, Snowbridge Advisors
  • Mounir Guen,Chief Executive Officer, MVision Private Equity Advisers
  • Ghada Hammouda,Head of Corporate Communications and CMO, Qalaa Holdings
  • Keith Innes, Managing Director, Clearwater Capital Partners
  • Heather Jensen,Vice President of Investor Relations, 57 Stars
  • Kathryn Kantarian, Vice President of Investor Relations, Siguler Guff & Company
  • Kikelomo Longe, Vice President, African Capital Alliance (ACA)
  • Marie-France Mathes, Managing Director, MACON PE
  • Nick Moon, Partner of Strategic Partnerships and Investor RelationsLeapFrog Investments
  • John Thompson, Communications & Brand Director, Actis
  • Dabney Tonelli, Investor Relations Partner, Helios Investment Partners
  • Chelsea Wilkinson, Head of Corporate Relations, Ethos Private Equity
As a Founding Member Firm of EMPEA , I am proud of what the organization achieved. I look forward to playing an active role on the Board of Directors as we enter our next phase.

Drew Guff | Managing Director and Founding Partner, Siguler Guff & Company

I’m honored to join fellow industry pioneers in the leadership of an unparalleled network, filled with first movers, shaping the future of industries and communities.

Dr. Andrew Kuper | Founder and CEO, LeapFrog Investments

EMPEA's market and industry intelligence opens doors to new sources of capital.  I look forward to the future success of EMPEA and its members

Torbjorn Caesar | Senior Partner and Actis

While there are certainly challenges for the industry, the opportunities abound in our target markets and globally, making a global association like EMPEA more relevant than ever.

Drew Guff | Managing Director & Founding Partner and Siguler Guff & Company

The developed markets have no equivalent to the role EMPEA is playing as a convener and source of trusted information in the emerging markets.

David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group