Join the networking day ahead of the summit

PEI will bring together the market virtually before the summer for this unique one-day global event. Book your ticket to attend the in-person Women in Private Markets Summit on 1-2 December in London and gain access to the additional Networking Day included within your booking.

The Networking Day agenda has been designed to facilitate networking opportunities and covers topics of interest to practitioners across asset classes. Join networking activities throughout the day such as working groups, workshops, speed networking, and a virtual cocktail hour. This is the perfect opportunity to make new connections and build your network across private markets.

All participants are expected to switch their cameras on and participate in the discussion.


The Networking Day Experience


Spotlight on Asia

The day will begin with facilitated networking discussions focused on addressing diversity and fundraising in Asia.


Institutional Investor panel

Panel discussion covering topics including ESG, co-investing, virtual fundraising and how private markets has stood up to the challenges over the past 18 months.


How private markets are faring

The state of the markets discussion will feature institutional investors and fund managers with sessions focused on private equity, infrastructure, real estate, and private debt.


Part of the Women in Private Markets Summit

The Women in Private Markets Networking Day is part of something much bigger.


Build your network across private markets, starting with the virtual Networking Day in May, continue to access the networking app and make connections, before meeting at the Summit in December. Book now to access the entire Women in Private Markets Summit and build your network throughout the year.


Featured speakers

Floortje Brouwers, Senior Vice President, GIC

Jennifer Choi, Managing Director, Industry Affairs, ILPA

Sarah Hickey, Senior Investment Manager, Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

Denise Le Gal, Chair, Brunel Pension Partnership

Alec Paxton, Acting Managing Director – Gender Lens Investing (2X), U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

Rhonda Ryan, Partner, Head of European Private Equity, Mercer

“A virtual success for Women in Private Markets Summit with fantastic representation across the different asset classes and excellent content from the speakers. It was wonderful to meet so many different people I would not normally have met through speed networking. Thank you, PEI!”

Louisa Yeoman, Co-Founder, Astrid Advisors

Achieve more at our immersive networking day

Speed Networking

Switch on your camera and make connections for 25 minutes. Join 4-minute randomly generated meetings to build your network across private markets.

Working Groups

The audience will be split into small working groups to discuss topics including co-investing, mentoring, virtual fundraising and gender lens investing.

Virtual Cocktail Hour

At the end of the day, participants will be split into small groups for 1 hour of networking with an expert host leading the discussion.