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Advisory Council

Maninder Saluja

Co-Head, Emerging Markets Private Equity

Quilvest

Maninder Saluja serves as Treasurer of EMPEA's Board of Directors and a Member of its... Read More

Maninder Saluja

Co-Head, Emerging Markets Private Equity

Maninder Saluja serves as Treasurer of EMPEA's Board of Directors and a Member of its Asia Council.

Mr. Saluja joined Quilvest in 2005 and is a Partner based in and responsible for the oversight of Quilvest’s Hong Kong office, from where
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Quilvest

Runa Alam

CEO and Partner

Development Partners International(DPI)

Runa Alam serves on EMPEA's Board of Directors and its Africa Council.

Ms. Alam is a... Read More

Runa Alam

CEO and Partner

Runa Alam serves on EMPEA's Board of Directors and its Africa Council.

Ms. Alam is a Co-Founding Partner and CEO of DPI. She has 28 years of investment banking, emerging market management and private equity experience. For the three years before
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Development Partners International(DPI)

David Wilton

Managing Director

Morgan Stanley

David Wilton
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Private Equity Fund Group

David Wilton is... Read More

David Wilton

Managing Director

David Wilton
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Private Equity Fund Group

David Wilton is a Managing Director for the Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Private Equity Fund Group where he is leading initiatives in Investing With Impact. David is
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Morgan Stanley

Hisham El-Khazindar

Managing Director and Co-Founder

Citadel Capital

Mr. Hisham El-Khazindar is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Citadel Capital, the leading private equity... Read More

Hisham El-Khazindar

Managing Director and Co-Founder

Mr. Hisham El-Khazindar is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Citadel Capital, the leading private equity firm in the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2004, Citadel Capital now controls investments worth more than US$ 8.7 billion in industries including mining,
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Citadel Capital

Dr. Archana Hingorani

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

IL&FS Investment Managers Limited

Dr. Archana Hingorani, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, IL&FS Investment Managers Limited, has over... Read More

Dr. Archana Hingorani

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Dr. Archana Hingorani, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, IL&FS Investment Managers Limited, has over 25 years experience in the financial services business, teaching and research. Her focus has been on private equity, project finance and financial structuring, with a
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IL&FS Investment Managers Limited

Josh Lerner Jacob

H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking

Harvard Business School

Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School,... Read More

Josh Lerner Jacob

H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking

Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the Finance and Entrepreneurial Management Units. He graduated from Yale College with a Special Divisional Major that combined physics with
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Harvard Business School

James McGuigan

Managing Partner

Capital International Private Equity Funds ("CIPEF")

James E. McGuigan is a Private Equity Managing Partner focusing on investor relations. He joined... Read More

James McGuigan

Managing Partner

James E. McGuigan is a Private Equity Managing Partner focusing on investor relations. He joined the Capital International Private Equity Funds (CIPEF) team in 2000 after spending over 16 years as a lawyer and later as an investment banker in
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Capital International Private Equity Funds ("CIPEF")

Prakash Mehta

Partner

Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Prakash H. Mehta co-heads the firm’s investment funds and private equity practice group. Mr. Mehta... Read More

Prakash Mehta

Partner

Prakash H. Mehta co-heads the firm’s investment funds and private equity practice group. Mr. Mehta regularly represents a broad range of investment management clients and regularly advises on complex international corporate transactions. He represents investment banks; private equity and hedge
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Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP

Andrew M. Ostrognai

Partner

Debevoise

Andrew M. Ostrognai is a corporate partner of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Chair of... Read More

Andrew M. Ostrognai

Partner

Andrew M. Ostrognai is a corporate partner of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Chair of the firm’s private equity practice in Asia. He has extensive experience in forming all types of private equity funds, from large pan-Asian buy-out funds to
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Debevoise

Dalip Pathak

Senior Advisor

Warburg Pincus

Dalip Pathak is a Special Limited Partner at Warburg Pincus. He joined Warburg Pincus in... Read More

Dalip Pathak

Senior Advisor

Dalip Pathak is a Special Limited Partner at Warburg Pincus. He joined Warburg Pincus in 1994 and has previously been both head of India and head of Europe for the firm. He remains engaged in India, and currently focuses on
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Warburg Pincus

David Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Managing Director

The Carlyle Group

David M. Rubenstein is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, one of... Read More

David Rubenstein

Co-Founder and Managing Director

David M. Rubenstein is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest private equity firms. Mr. Rubenstein co-founded the firm in 1987. Since then, Carlyle has grown into a firm managing more than $85.5
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The Carlyle Group

Paul E. Tierney

Jr. Partner

Development Capital, LLC

Paul E. Tierney, Jr. is a Partner of Development Capital Partners, LLC and a General... Read More

Paul E. Tierney

Jr. Partner

Paul E. Tierney, Jr. is a Partner of Development Capital Partners, LLC and a General Partner of Aperture Venture Partners, two private investment firms specializing respectively in frontier and emerging markets and early stage healthcare ventures. For the past 21
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Development Capital, LLC

Robert Stillman

President

Milbridge Capital Management, LLC

Robert Stillman

President

Milbridge Capital Management, LLC

Patricia Cloherty

Chairman & CEO

Delta Private Equity Partners

Patricia Cloherty

Chairman & CEO

Delta Private Equity Partners
EMPEA has served as a useful reference platform for CDPQ by helping to define the eligible universe of fund managers in growth markets. Membership provides background data and a...

Rashad Kaldany | Executive Vice-President and Growth Markets, CDPQ

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