Dr. Frederick Grauer
Until recently Senior Advisor to Black Rock. Prior to that he was Chairman and CEO of Barclays Global Investors (BGI) for 15 years. He is also Chairman of The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation as well as of various private companies.
Dr. Alwi Shihab
Currently Senior Advisor to the President of Indonesia, Special Envoy of the Indonesian Government to the Middle East and OIC. Former Foreign Minister of Indonesia. Dr. Shihab brings valuable insight on Indonesia as well as Southeast Asia.
Most recently he was SVP and head of private equity at Avenue Capital, a $12 billion investment management firm. Prior to that he was head of private equity at Perry Capital ($7 billion AUM) and Kelso & Co ($2 billion AUM). Began his career as a Financial Analyst at Morgan Stanley in 1984 and has been engaged in private equity since 1988.
Sir Peter Edward Middleton
Currently UK Chairman of Marsh & McLennan companies and Chancellor of the University of Sheffield. Sir Peter was until recently Group Chairman of Barclays plc. Over his distinguished career, Sir Peter has been Chairman of Barclays Capital as well as the Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury. He was also Chairman of Camelot Group plc until 2010.
Founder & Managing Partner
Prior to setting up Hamilton Ventures, Mr. Perrotta was a Managing Director within the Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse in London, where he spent 14 years. As Equity Country Manager, he worked across IBD, Asset Management and Private Banking in order to develop and implement an integrated European bank strategy. Previously a senior Auditor at Arthur Andersen within the Financial Market Division.
Mr. Roberts has spent 20 years in investment banking with Prudential, Salomon Brothers, Bankers Trust, Enel S.p.A and most recently at IPM, Informed Portfolio Management. He has held senior positions across equities, commodities, fixed income, derivatives and 'alternatives'. He has spent time on buy and sell sides of the industry, covering equity and debt new issues, trading & asset management.
Ms. Granara worked in the Asset Management and International Banking divisions at the National Bank of Kuwait, evaluating investment proposals and fund performances. She has also worked for the Evaluation Unit at the International Labour Organization, analysing the impact of Decent Work programmes. Ms. Granara holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Imperial College London.