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Mr Tang is the Founding Chairman and Managing Partner of Affinity Equity Partners following its spin-off from UBS in 2004. Prior to that, he was the Chairman of UBS Capital Asia Pacific, the private equity arm of UBS since 1999. Before UBS Capital, he was the Chief Executive for Investment Banking, East Asia at Union Bank of Switzerland since 1995. Following the merger of Union Bank of Switzerland and Swiss Bank Corporation to form UBS, Mr Tang became Chief Executive, Hong Kong, of UBS Group and Asia Regional Head of Investment Banking for UBS Investment Bank. Prior to Union Bank of Switzerland, he served as President and CEO of Banque Indosuez’s Asian investment bank and Chairman of WI Carr (Far East) Limited, one of the leading stockbroking firms in Asia. Mr. Tang began his financial career with Chase Manhattan Bank. During his 17 years at Chase, he served in a number of senior roles in Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Steve Moseley is Deputy CIO and Head of Private Markets and Alternative Investments for the US$65 billion Alaska Permanent Fund, an endowment formed in 1980 to provide for all current and future generations of Alaskans. Before joining APFC Moseley restructured and sold Marston-Ross Corporation, a Connecticut-based family investment office. Before that he was president of StepStone Group, a global manager of diversified private market assets and, prior to that, co-president of the direct investment division of StepStone’s predecessor company.
Earlier in his career, Steve worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston (“CSFB”) and as a principal in CSFB’s private equity investment affiliate, Windward Capital Partners.
Moseley received his MBA from Yale University and his BA from Wesleyan University.
Nikos Stathopoulos is a Partner, Chairman of the Portfolio Management Committee, Member of the Executive Committee and leads the Firm’s investments in Telecom and Media. He joined BC Partners in 2005 and has over 23 years experience in private equity. Prior to BC, Nikos was a Partner at Apax Partners in London where he spent seven years working on large buy-out transactions across Europe. He started his career as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in London.
Nikos is Chairman of the Board of United Group, Cigierre, Dental Pro, and Pharmathen, Vice-Chairman of Migros Turk and Member of the Board of Springer Nature, Acuris and Advanced. He is also a member of the Global Advisory Board of Harvard Business School, the Board of Trustees of the American School in London, the Board of Trustees of Impetus, the Board of The Hellenic Initiative, the Council of Serpentine Galleries, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Chairman of the BC Partners Foundation.
Nikos holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a degree in Business Administration from Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB).
Jim Pittman joined BCI as Senior Vice President of Private Equity in April 2016. He leads the team, focusing on growing Private Equity’s total fund exposure while extending the program’s global reach and building out networks for deal flow to increase the number of direct investments. With $171.3 billion in managed assets and $16.4 billion in private equity AUM, BCI is one of Canada's largest institutional investors within the global capital markets.
Prior to joining BCI, Jim spent over 10 years as managing director at the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB). During this time, he co-led the implementation of the firm’s private equity strategy. Prior to PSPIB, Jim was the chief financial officer/chief operating officer for PAL Aerospace, Canada. Jim has a background in acquisitions, divestitures, and tax.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
He currently serves on the board for Refresco Group and Hayfin Capital Management and has been a board member on over ten Private Equity portfolio companies.
Mr. Scott Chan is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, where he leads a staff of over 170 investment professionals. Prior to CalSTRS, Mr. Chan was the Senior Managing Director of the $55 billion Global Equities portfolio at University of California Regents. Before joining the Office of the CIO of the Regents, he was CIO of Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System, SCERS, from 2010-2015. Prior to SCERS, Mr. Chan was a partner, co-founder and portfolio manager for several equity hedge funds. He began his investing career in equity research covering technology stocks at JP Morgan Securities in 2000. Mr. Chan and his prior investment teams have been recognized as thought leaders by various industry sources, including: (1) Awarded 2014 Industry Innovation Award by aiCIO (2) Nominated CIO of the Year by Institutional Investor 2014, (3) Nominated Small Public Fund of the Year by Institutional Investor 2013, (4) Named to aiCIO Power 100 List in 2013 and 2014, and (5) Awarded Rising Star of Public Funds by Institutional Investor 2012. Mr. Chan graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Economics and earned an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Alicia Gregory is currently Head of Private Equity at Future Fund, Australia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund where she has responsibility for in excess of $22bn in assets invested in private equity. Prior to that she worked for MLC for 17 years, most recently as Head of Private Equity.
Alicia has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector and holds a Bachelor of Business from University of Technology, Sydney, is a CFA charterholder and has completed the General Management Programme at INSEAD.
Jenny Lee is a managing partner with global venture capital firm GGV Capital and is best known for her focus on startup innovation in areas such as EduTech, FinTech, Robotics, and AI. Since 2005 she has been instrumental in helping 10 early stage companies go public on NYSE, Nasdaq, ChiNext, HKSE and SSTAR exchanges, and numerous portfolio companies exit via M&A. Jenny has been a member of the Forbes Global 100 VC Midas list since 2012 and was the first woman to break the top 10 in 2015. She has been recognized by The New York Times/CB Insights, Vanity Fair, Fast Company, Forbes Asia and Singapore’s Business Times among the most successful and influential global investors throughout the decade. She started her career as a jet engineer at Singapore Aerospace and is a graduate of Cornell University and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Juan is a Vice Chairman and Head of International at Hamilton Lane, based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, where he oversees the firm’s Asian and European investment activities and client relationships.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2005, Juan was an Investment Manager at Baring Private Equity Partners Ltd. in London, where he focused on mid-market private equity in Europe. Previously, Juan held senior research positions at UK institutions such as the University of Essex and was a lecturer and Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University. Juan began his career as an analyst in Madrid at the SEPI (formerly known as lnstituto Nacional de Industria).
Juan received a Ph.D. in Research Methods/statistics and a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and the Securities Institute.
Wilson Warren is the President of Lexington Partners and Co-Chair of the Secondary Investment Committee. Mr. Warren is primarily engaged in the management of Lexington’s investment operations and oversight for the secondary and co-investment funds. During 26 years at Lexington, he has been actively involved in more than 100 completed secondary transactions – including complex partnership portfolios, direct secondary investments, hedge fund private equity assets, institutional equity co-investments, and GP solutions transactions, committing more than $18 billion of invested capital including syndications to LPs and other investors. Prior to joining Lexington in 1994, Mr. Warren was an associate at Landmark Partners and prior to that he was an analyst in investment management at LaSalle Partners. Mr. Warren graduated from Williams College with a BA in economics.
J. David Enriquez serves as the Head of Private Equity for the Bureau of Asset Management in the Office of the New York City Comptroller. In this role, he leads the investment activity of the Private Equity team in pursuing new initiatives, making recommendations and managing the private equity portfolio of the five New York City retirement systems.
Prior to joining the Bureau of Asset Management, Mr. Enriquez was an investment banking Director at Rothschild. Prior to that position, was also an investment banker at Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns. He has worked on financing and strategic advisory transactions representing more than $200 billion in transaction value. Mr. Enriquez began his transactional career as an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.
Mr. Enriquez holds an A.B., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University, an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
As Chief Diversity Officer, Wendy Garcia is responsible for increasing contracting opportunities for Women- and Minority-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and managing the Comptroller Office’s internal supplier diversity initiative, as well as other diversity related projects across all bureaus of the agency. Ms. Garcia also leads the Comptroller’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth through Diversity and Inclusion – a group comprised of national, local, corporate, and government experts seeking to increase supplier diversity in the public and private sectors.
The Comptroller’s Office of Diversity Initiatives, led by Ms. Garcia, releases “Making the Grade: New York City Agency Report Card on Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises,” a report that examines how well City agencies meet existing supplier diversity goals while outlining additional measures that could be taken to increase the participation of MWBEs in City contracting.
Previously, Ms. Garcia served as the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer at the Office of New York City Comptroller, Director of Community Outreach and Partnerships at the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), Deputy Director of the Manhattan Borough President’s Northern Manhattan Office, and Immigrant Research Analyst for the Rockefeller Foundation through Baruch College.
Ms. Garcia earned a Master’s degree in Urban Policy and Management from New School University with a concentration in Economic Development, and a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Delaware.
Kewsong Lee is the Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle, Chairman of the Executive Group, and was elected to the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2018.
Mr. Lee joined Carlyle in 2013 as Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Corporate Private Equity and in 2016 he assumed the additional role of leading the Global Credit segment. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Lee was a partner and a member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, where he spent 21 years.
He is currently the President of Lincoln Center Theater, Vice Chairman for the US Chamber of Commerce China Center and a member of the Business Roundtable and Global Advisory Council of Harvard University. He also serves on the board of the US China Business Council and FCLT Global, and is a Trustee of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and an Executive Committee Member of the Partnership for New York.
Mr. Lee has been married to his wife Zita Ezpeleta for over 25 years, and they have two adult children. He earned his AB in applied mathematics in economics at Harvard College and his MBA from Harvard Business School.