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EMPEA Appoints Kelly Williams and Sanjiv Kapur as Senior Advisors

EMPEA is delighted to announce that it has appointed Kelly Williams and Sanjiv Kapur to serve as Senior Advisors to the organization.

Kelly Williams is a Senior Advisor to GCM Grosvenor with a focus on diversity and corporate social responsibility. She joined GCM Grosvenor in 2014 and served as President of GCM Grosvenor Private Markets until June of 2015, where she was a member of its Management Committee and also a member of its Investment Committee. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Kelly was a Managing Director and the Group Head of the Customized Fund Investment Group of Credit Suisse Group AG from 2000 to 2014. She brings to EMPEA a wealth of experience as a limited partner of a highly successful fund-of-funds and deep network within the industry.

Sanjiv Kapur was a founding Managing Director at Wolfensohn Fund Management (WFM), which manages a US$250 million global emerging markets fund. He served on WFM's Investment Committee. Prior to joining WFM in 2006, Sanjiv was Senior Partner and Head, Asia Pacific Private Equity for Henderson Private Capital in Singapore. In this capacity, he managed a successful US$210 million Asian private equity fund that invested in China, India, Korea, Singapore and Thailand. Previously, Sanjiv headed AMP Capital's private capital investments in Sydney, Australia and also invested extensively in emerging markets funds and financial institutions while working at the IFC in Washington, DC. Sanjiv has over 25 years of emerging markets private equity investment experience and will contribute to the organization’s global mission, in addition to sharing his relationships and expertise in global emerging markets.

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