About

EMPEA’s Limited Partners Council is an advisory group comprised of senior private equity investors representing investment institutions such as pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, foundations and endowments actively investing across both developed and emerging markets. The Council aims to provide a professional forum for private equity portfolio managers to exchange best practices information on emerging markets investing as well as to guide EMPEA’s efforts to serve and engage with institutional investors globally.

Sarah Corr

Senior Portfolio Manager Private Equity
CalPERS
Sarah Corr

Senior Portfolio Manager Private Equity

CalPERS

Christian Dunn

Senior Principal, Private Capital
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board
Christian Dunn

Senior Principal, Private Capital

Christian Dunn joined Ontario Teachers' in 2006 and moved to the Hong Kong office in 2013. He has been involved in the origination, evaluation, execution, and post-investment monitoring and management of numerous fund investments, most recently with a focus on


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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Tryfan Evans

Director of Investments
Tufts University Endowment
Tryfan Evans

Director of Investments

Tufts University Endowment

Brian Hughes

Director, Private Equity
New York State Common Retirement Fund
Brian Hughes

Director, Private Equity

New York State Common Retirement Fund

Peter Keehn

Global Head of Private Equity
Allstate Investments, LLC
Peter Keehn

Global Head of Private Equity

Allstate Investments, LLC

Nicolas Bañados Lyon

Managing Director of Private Equity
Megeve Investments
Nicolas Bañados Lyon

Managing Director of Private Equity

Nicolas Bañados Lyon is Managing Director of Private Equity at Megeve Investments, one of the leading family offices in Latin America. Formerly, he held the position of VP and Portfolio Manager at Megeve Inverstments managing a portfolio of fixed income


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Megeve Investments

Alona Ponomareva

Principal Portfolio Manager ,Private Equity
World Bank Pension Plan
Alona Ponomareva

Principal Portfolio Manager ,Private Equity

Alona Ponomareva is Principal Portfolio Manager, Private Markets, for the World Bank Pension Plan. The World Bank Group (WBG) is the world’s largest development finance institution.

Mrs. Ponomareva is directly responsible for making private equity investments and managing the private equity


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World Bank Pension Plan

Jean Potvin

Investment Manager
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Jean Potvin

Investment Manager

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Richard Rincón

Head of EM PE
UTIMCO
Richard Rincón

Head of EM PE

Richard Rincon is an Emerging Markets (EM) investment officer at UTIMCO, which manages the $34+ billion University of Texas endowments and associated funds. At UTIMCO, Mr. Rincon is responsible for global EM private equity investments with a particular focus on


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UTIMCO

Marcus Simpson

Head of Global Private Equity
QIC Global Private Equity
Marcus Simpson

Head of Global Private Equity

Marcus Simpson has more than 20 years’ experience establishing and expanding private equity programs across the globe. He founded QIC’s Global Private Equity capabilities in 2005 and today, manages $5.0bn of AUM invested into funds and direct investments globally.

Before joining


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QIC Global Private Equity

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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board
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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Deanna Winter 

Portfolio Manager
CALSTRS
Deanna Winter 

Portfolio Manager

CALSTRS
EMPEA represents the leading global investors in EM. I look forward to working alongside to drive much-needed capital for financing entrepreneurs and businesses worldwide.

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

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 Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group

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, 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, Siguler Guff & Company