About

Holly Radel

Managing Director

Marketing & Communications

Holly Radel is a Managing Director at EMPEA and co-leads the organization’s operations, strategic direction and growth initiatives. Holly also manages Marketing and Communications, including directing EMPEA’s investor relations activities and developing its global community of limited partners as part of the organization’s mission to expand the investor base for emerging markets private capital. Holly’s other core responsibilities include overseeing EMPEA’s technology platforms as well as PR for the industry, the association and its members. Previously, she worked on the programs and research teams at EMPEA.

Other prior experiences include coordinating educational programs in Maryland for international and learning disabled students, as well as development work with the World Affairs Council of Houston. Holly earned Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française at the Université Paul-Valéry in Montpellier, France and completed the first year of her graduate studies in Bologna, Italy, where she studied economics and international law. Holly graduated cum laude from Rice University with a B.A. in Policy Studies and English. She holds a M.A. (with Distinction) in International Relations and International Economics with a specialization in International Finance from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.

Email: radelh@EMPEA.net  |  Phone: +1 202 333 8171, Ext. 1234