Speakers | BVCA Summit


5 October, The Landmark, London 7 November, The Belgravia, London

Hear unmatched insight from 80+ industry expert speakers.

Hear intelligence from a range of speakers from across the private capital ecosystem including global industry, business and political leaders, discussing what operational changes private equity and venture capital firms are adopting to create value alongside the current macro-economic and political environment leading up to the UK general election.

Across all Summit events, our experts will discuss the most important issues impacting private capital, in over 10 hours of debates, panel discussions, interviews and presentations. Click on any speaker below to view their profile and learn more about them. Additional speakers will be confirmed shortly.

Meet the Speakers

5 October Event

Main Summit Conference

7 November Events

Emerging Managers Summit, LP Summit, and LP-GP Dinner (NEW DATE)
Amy Abbott Director of Events, BVCA
Sarah Adams Director of Policy
Rebecca Ajulu-Bushell CEO, 10,000 Interns
John Anderson International Counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton
Amelia Armour Partner, Early Stage Funds, Amadeus Capital Partners
Harriet Assem Head of Sustainability, BVCA
Julien Attfield Finance Director, Aquapak
Carrie Babcock Investment Manager, Beringea
Dr. Gianluigi Baldesi Head of Ventures and Financing Office, European Space Agency
Louise Beltrame-Bawden Managing Editor, Stats Perform
Ruediger Blank Partner, Park Square Capital
Mark Boggett Chief Executive Officer, Seraphim Space
Thomas Bonisseau Sustainability Senior Manager, Ardian
Rachel Bremer Chief Marketing Communications Officer, Balderton Capital
Craig Brown Investment Director, UK Space Agency
Madeleine Burns Deputy Director Campaigns, Sports Economy, Department for Business and Trade
Liam Buswell Director, Innovation, True
Maria Carradice Managing Director, Mayfair Equity Partners
Nassim Cherchali Co-Managing Partner, AnaCap
Marissa Clark Director, Ontra
Sabrina Colin Chief Investment Officer and Head of Private Equity, Divergent
Laura Connell Partner, Atomico
Neal Costello Partner, AlpInvest, Carlyle
Carolyn Dawson CEO, Founders Forum Group
Mattias de Beau Partner, Primary Investments, Adam Street Partners
Leon de Bono Managing Director, Industry Development, BVCA
Bashak-Julianna Demir Global Head of Client Relations, ICG
The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP Deputy Prime Minister
Hani El Khoury Partner, Investment Team, Coller Capital
Chris Elphick Senior Manager, Venture Capital, BVCA
Andrea Fernandez Partner, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, European Credit, Ares
Daniel Fisher General Manager, Whatnot
Henry Freeman Non-Executive Director and Strategic Adviser, WE ARE GUERNSEY
Rebecca Gibson Partner, Oakley Capital
Suzi Gillespie Head of Research, BVCA
Mark Gregory Business Economist
Sanjay Gupta Head of Co-investments, Moonfare
Avantika Gupta VP, UK and Europe, Type One Ventures
Ross Hamilton Managing Director, Private Equity Partnership Investments, Partners Group
Pamela Hendrickson Chair, The American Investment Council (AIC), and Vice Chair, The Riverside Company
Tom Hepburn Head of Corporate and Commercial Legal, Deliveroo
Oliver Howley Partner, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Proskauer
Max Jackson Investment Manager, ECI Partners
Vinot Jayakumar Partner, Molten Ventures
Will Kier Head of IP Solutions EMEA, Aon M&A Transaction Services
Dawid Konotey-Ahulu Co-founder and Trustee, 10,000 Interns
Neil Krawitz Head of ESG & Asset Management, Arcus Infrastructure Partners
Ritu Kumar Senior Director, TPG
Nicole Lee SVP, Head of Content, Preqin
Alistair Lester Global co-CEO, Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions
James Macleay Investment Director, WestBridge
Dr. Christopher Magazzeni Associate, IQ Capital
Amy Mahon Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Gurpreet Manku CEO, Level20
Michael Massarano Partner, Arcmont Asset Management
Andrew Mather Director - Strategic Sustainability Consulting, Ramboll
Victor Mayer Managing Director, Pantheon
Natasha McCarthy International counsel, Debevoise & Plimpton
Michael Moore Chief Executive, BVCA
David Mott Founder Partner, Oxford Capital
Andrew Noyons Partner, Hambro Perks
Luise O’Gorman Global Head of ESG Transaction Advisory Services, Aon
Petri Oksanen Partner, Francisco Partners
Stephanie Opdam Partner, Notion
Karim Palant Director, External Affairs, BVCA
Nalin Patel Lead Research Analyst, EMEA Private Capital, PitchBook
Ashim Paun Head of Sustainable Investing, Triton
Addie Pinkster Board Member, Rose Review Board
Major Tim Peake Former Astronaut and UK Space Ambassador
Stephen Quinn Senior Managing Director, 17Capital
Harry Raikes Co-Portfolio Manager, Schroders Capital
Lorna Robertson Head of Funds, Connection Capital
Karen Rode Senior Partner - Private Investments, Aon Investments
Jose Rodriguez Managing Partner, Queen's Park Equity
Shannon Rose Selden Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Harriet Rosethorn Investment Director, Puma Private Equity
Stephen Rouxel Head of Business, HSBC Asset Management
Christoph Ruedig Partner, AlbionVC
Adinah Shackleton Vice President, Head of ESG, Permira
Adam Shepherd Investment Partner, TempoCap
Tulip Siddiq MP Shadow Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister)
Claudio Siniscalco Founder and Managing Partner, Fiduciary Co-investment Partners
Vinay Solanki Founder/Head, Channel 4 Ventures
Harriet Steel Global Head of Clients, Pemberton
Tomas Sys Principal - ESG M&A Advisory Lead, Ramboll
Dr. Rumina Taylor Chief Clinical Officer & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, HelloSelf
Georgina Thomas Senior ESG Associate, Cibus Capital
Yaron Valler Founding Partner, Target Global
Lucia Villamor Partner, Endless
David Vyravipillai Senior Investment Manager, Railpen
Charlie Wells Founder, Hello Self
Laura West Head of Membership, BVCA
Lisa West Head of Policy, Partnerships and Public Affairs, Women in Sport
David Wilmot Partner, Apera
Garry Wilson Managing Partner, Endless, and BVCA Chair 2023-24
Rachel Wolf Founding Partner, Public First
Tanya Yankova VC Investor (Healthcare), Octopus Ventures
Sarah Adams Director of Policy, BVCA
Daniel Anderson Partner, Cordovan Capital Management
Vladimir Balchev Senior Director, Hayfin Capital
Ed Balls Former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
Delaney Brown Head of Capital Solutions, Bregal Investments
Neil Brown Managing Director, KKR, KKR Global Institute and Infrastructure, KKR
Jennifer Choi CEO, ILPA
Isobel Clarke Director of Policy, BVCA
Ian Connatty Managing Director, Direct and co-investment, British Patient Capital
Aidan Corcoran Managing Director, Global Macro & Asset Allocation, Balance Sheet and Risk, KKR
Chloe Dagnell Principal, Isomer Capital
Myles Deniran Private Wealth Adviser, Apollo Private Wealth
Matt Dickman Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Walid Fakhry Co-Managing Partner, Soho Square Capital
Geoffrey Geiger Head of Private Equity Funds & Co-investments, USS Investment Management
Filippo Falaschi Partner, Spex Capital
Simon Faure Managing Director, IH International Advisors
Tim Funnell Partner, Monograph Capital
Lydia Guett Head of Growth, Systemiq Capital
Milan Hirani Manager, Private Capital, Research, Preqin
Jonathan Hollis Managing Partner, Mountside Ventures
Marie Korde COO & Co-Founding Partner, Two Magnolias
Levi Levenfiche Head of Capital Raising, Pi Labs
Marcus Love General Partner, Love Ventures
Russell Metcalfe Senior Director, Diversified Alternative Equity, Barings
Michael Moore Chief Executive, BVCA
David Mullock Portfolio Manager, Private Equity, BP Investment Management Limited
Mark Nicolson Head of Primary Investments, abrdn
Navina Rajan Senior Analyst, EMEA Private Capital, PitchBook
Jessica Rasmussen CEO & Co-Founder, Two Magnolias
Mike Reid Founder & Senior Partner, Frog Capital
Tom Rutter Principal, Investor Relations, HarbourVest Partners
Joana Rocha Scaff Managing Director, Neuberger Berman and Chair, BVCA LP Committee
Gabriel Shin Partnership Lead, Carta
John Stake Managing Director and Co-Head of the Fund Investments, Hamilton Lane
Natalie Whiley Head of Training, BVCA
Robbie Young Investment Director, abrdn

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