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Rob Adams Moderator – Hunt Scanlon Media
Marla Capozzi

CEO Alpha: A New Approach to Generating Private Equity Outperformance

Marla Capozzi Partner – McKinsey & Company

Human capital is a top priority for private equity firms.  This reflects, in large part, the super-charged and highly competitive environment we find ourselves in for talent. But it also reflects the unique executive profiles that PE portfolio company CEOs are targeting, as well as the increasing number of top level roles they must fill. In this special presentation, a partner at one of the world’s most respected management consulting firms takes us inside the complicated hunt for how CEOs can be a new source of outperformance through CEO Alpha where leaders are execution focused, decision oriented, financially astute and driven to make consequential decisions quickly. It is why matching talent to value is becoming a precision-guided principle at top PE firms.



Gail McManus


Gail McManus Founder – PER

We have all been working hard to build diversity into our businesses. Are we ready for the challenge of listening to our diverse next generation of leaders? In this session, Gail McManus, founder of PER, will turn the conference format on its head and ask you, the audience, to be the panel, sharing your experiences, best practices and insights.




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Moderator: Nicola Morgan

How Talent Can Drive Value in a Tough Market

Moderator: Nicola Morgan Managing Director & Co-Founder, Leadership Advisors – March Consultants

The uncertain state of the global economy as well as the ongoing war for talent, among other issues, pose major challenges for talent leaders and recruiters for private equity firms across the board. In the following panel session, industry experts discuss the type of talent that will succeed in today’s uncertain market. They will reveal what the best firms are doing differently and how this impacts portfolio performance.

Jenny Collins
Chief Talent Officer
Mayfair Equity Partners

Toni Gillespie
Chief of Talent
Stirling Square Capital Partners

Carolyn Gazzard
Head of Learning and Development
Montagu Private Equity

Andrew Oliver
EVP, Executive Search



Moderator: Logan Naidu
Hannah Parker

Workplace Culture – The Key to Talent Retention

Moderator: Logan Naidu Founder and Group CEO – Kernel Global Hannah Parker Vice President, HR & Talent – Bain Capital

As competition for top talent in the private equity sector intensifies, PE firms must focus on creating a workplace culture that fosters employee engagement and retention. In this one-on-one exchange, the VP of HR and Talent at one of the industry’s most recognizable brands will discuss the importance of building a strong workplace culture and how it impacts talent retention efforts. She will share insights and best practices on creating an environment that empowers employees, nurtures diversity, equity and inclusion, and drives business success —ultimately building and maintaining a culture that attracts and retains the best talent.




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Malcolm Kemp

Investing in People-Centered Leaders: The Key to Hiring Game-Changing Talent in Uncertain Times

Malcolm Kemp Managing Director – ZRG Partners

As private equity firms look to drive sustainable success in their portfolio companies, attracting and retaining top talent is a critical factor. But talent is changing and a new generation of leaders is re-prioritizing what work actually means. To address this, private equity firms are investing in people-centered leaders and robust people & culture strategies to attract and retain next-gen talent. In this session, Malcolm Kemp, managing director at ZRG Partners, discusses the power of people-centered leadership to create a competitive advantage during uncertain times. Malcolm will explore the key attributes of people-centered leaders, the benefits of a strong people & culture strategy, and practical tips for building a culture that attracts game-changing talent – ultimately driving success.



Moderator: Tim Robb
Cordelia Dolan

Building & Leveraging a Talent Network to Create Differentiated Value

Moderator: Tim Robb Consultant, Board & Consumer Practice – Eric Salmon & Partners Cordelia Dolan Global Head of Talent – Investindustrial

For those managing the portfolio talent agenda, the importance of a relevant network has never been greater. A private equity’s fund’s ability to originate and transact is helped significantly by quick access to a coordinated, defined network of industry experts and has become a critical part of the broader talent strategy. In line with the Investment team developing, evolving and nurturing a network of potential advisors and leaders requires time, investment and consistency. In the following session, Cordelia Dolan, global head of talent at Investindustrial, discusses how she looks to identify talent, maintain relationships and connectivity and evolve the quality of insight being provided to deal teams as part of their investment thesis.




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Moderator: Vivek Batra

Building the Best PE Leadership Teams

Moderator: Vivek Batra Managing Partner – AlphaSkill

Transformational change is underway across the PE sector – and that is putting a renewed focus on the value of human capital – and a new focus on why recruiting world-class leadership teams is now more important than ever to drive superior returns. This expert panel of top PE talent, HR, and executive search professionals will discuss the most effective recruitment and development measures that PE firms are implementing to ensure they are building the best leadership teams.

Claire Hogg
Vice President
General Atlantic

Dorte Wigg
HR Director
IK Partners

Nicole Jones
Talent Director, Portfolio Support Group
Advent International

Anca Condrea
The Up Group



Moderator: Tara Ricks
Melissa Moraes-Edwards

Fostering a Culture of Growth Through Comprehensive Learning & Talent Development

Moderator: Tara Ricks Executive Chair – The Barton Partnership Melissa Moraes-Edwards Head of People Experience – Hg

Learning and talent development professionals share a common focus: they are passionate about helping people learn and grow and inspiring positive and engaging leadership. The opportunity to develop, lead, and measure the effectiveness of comprehensive organizational development is a strategic imperative for most organizations. But for private equity firms, which need to move this dial at warp speed, developing their workforce is even more essential. In this key session, one of the industry’s leading learning and talent development leaders discusses how understanding the needs and priorities of the business, and subsequently translating these into positive solutions, is imperative. She will also discuss how company-wide organizational development initiatives ensure that talent, leadership development, and succession programs are aligned to meet overall business priorities.



Rob Adams

Closing Remarks

Rob Adams Moderator – Hunt Scanlon Media

Drinks Reception

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Attracting and retaining exceptional talent is critical to achieving outstanding returns in private equity. However, in today’s tough job market, this task has become increasingly complex, requiring firms to navigate a frenetic landscape to uncover game-changing talent for their portfolio companies. To address this challenge, Hunt Scanlon Media is convening hundreds of private equity leaders, chief talent officers and executive recruiters at the esteemed Institute of Directors (IoD) in London on June 15, 2023, to explore the strategies, tools, and techniques that will enable private equity firms to recruit and develop the next generation of leaders in these unprecedented times.

The Talent Advantage: Keys to Hiring in a Tough Market’ will include leaders from across the field, including: Marla Capozzi, partner at McKinsey & Company; Gail McManus, founder of PER (Private Equity Recruitment); Nicola Morgan, managing director & co-founder of March Leadership Advisors; Jenny Collins, Chief Talent Officer at Mayfair Equity Partners; Toni Gillespie, chief of talent at Stirling Square Capital Partners; Carolyn Gazzard, head of learning and development at Montagu Private Equity; Hannah Parker, vice president, HR & talent at Bain Capital; Malcolm Kemp, managing director at ZRG Partners; Tim Robb, consultant – board & consumer practice at Eric Salmon & Partners; Cordelia Dolan, head of portfolio talent at Investindustrial; Claire Hogg, vice president at General Atlantic; Dorte Wigg, HR director at IK Partners; Nicole Jones, talent director, portfolio support group at Advent International; Anca Condrea, director at The Up Group; Vivek Batra, managing partner at Alphaskill; Melissa Moraes-Edwards, head of people experience at Hg; and others.

We invite you to come learn how the private equity community is reimagining how they recruit, develop, manage, engage and retain 21st century talent.

Join our exclusive network of hundreds of PE leaders, chief talent officers and executive recruiters on June 15, 2023 at the Institute of Directors (IoD) of London. Our thought-provoking presentations and Q&A sessions exploring talent management is a must-attend event. Our formal sessions will include continental breakfast, mid-morning and afternoon networking breaks, and a delicious main course networking lunch!

Institute of Directors (IoD) of London 
116 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5ED


Vivek Batra, Managing Partner – Alphaskill

Vivek Batra is a managing partner at Alphaskill and has built the firm’s UK Practice. He looks back upon a long international career in the consumer, retail and eCommerce sector, where he held various CEO/COO and NED roles in private equity portfolio companies in Germany and Benelux.

He started his career at MEXX and worked for Sara Lee across various countries in North and Central Europe. He has lived and worked in Holland, France, Germany and the UK.

Marla Capozzi, Partner – McKinsey & Company

Marla Capozzi is a partner in the Boston office and a leader of McKinsey & Company’s CEO Alpha Special Initiative. She designs and leads transformational experiences for senior executives to shape the future of their businesses and cultures with a distinctive approach combining applied futurism, strategy, innovation, emerging technologies, and inspirational leadership.

For the past 23 years, Marla has served global clients on topics of ranging from growth, innovation, and digital strategy as well as designing and establishing incubators and corporate venture arms. She remains a leader of the firm’s global strategy and innovation practice and continues to focus her work on future vision setting and where-to-play and how-to-play strategic choices to achieve these aspirations at scale. She has developed innovative strategies for companies across sectors and geographies including public and social sector institutions as well as private equity.

Marla has been an adjunct professor of strategy and innovation at Babson College, Graduate School of Business and a frequent lecturer and speaker. She has conducted extensive research on senior executive leadership and capability building, strategy and innovation and has published leading articles in Fortune/CNN, Harvard Business Review, The McKinsey Quarterly, MIT Sloan Management Review, Strategic Finance and Banking Strategies. Marla serves as an advising member for Innovating 50, a part of the World 50 organization. She also served on McKinsey Regional Technology Council, a leadership team focused on digitizing McKinsey.

She was the first woman to chair the board of trustees at Babson College, the number one school for entrepreneurship, where she also earned an MBA with honors. She just stepped down as chair and remains a trustee emerita. An active member of the Boston community, she served as an appointed member of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s Council for Innovation to drive innovation in government. And for seven years, was on the board of Project Bread, The Walk For Hunger. She is active in the Boston venture community as a frequent MassChallenge start-up judge and mentor and angle investor.

Prior to joining McKinsey, Marla led product development at the Lotus/IBM Innovation Centre in Cambridge where many of the first online collaboration, education and knowledge management software products were launched.

Jenny Collins, Chief Talent Officer – Mayfair Equity Partners

Jenny Collins serves as the chief talent officer at Mayfair Equity Partners. Overseeing the people function for Mayfair Equity Partners, Jenny is responsible for their innovative integrated staffing model and the development of culture. Her work includes performance & engagement initiatives, people development strategies and the creation of streamlined and effective processes to achieve value at scale.

Previously, Jenny spent 14 years at Google where she oversaw the expansion of AI Research, managing recruitment across the EMEA region and opening new sites from Amsterdam to Accra. Jenny has worked for a range of large and small organisations and run her own consultancy, developing people plans and recruiting executive roles for start-ups, scale-ups and global businesses.

Anca Condrea, Director – The Up Group

Anca Condrea serves a Director at The Up Group and brings a range of expertise of working with investor-backed businesses across all stages across the growth curve, on a pan-European basis. Anca has built the senior leadership teams and boards of disruptive consumer brands and marketplaces, including Rapha, Charlotte Tilbury, Depop, Vestiaire Collective, Ace & Tate, and Hunter.

Previously, Anca led the European consumer and retail practice of a boutique global executive search firm, with a focus on customer-centricity and digital transformation for a range of private equity-backed and corporate clients.

Prior to her experience in executive search, Anca was a strategy consultant at Marakon and she held advisory and leadership roles in intellectual property law and innovation management, both in private practice and for one of the world’s largest suppliers of packaging solutions.

Cordelia Dolan, Global Head of Talent – Investindustrial

Cordelia Dolan serves as Investindstrial’s global head of talent, based out of London, she brings over a decade of experience in talent management and acquisition. In her role Cordelia co-ordinates Investindustrial’s network of senior leaders and works with portfolio company management teams around organizational design, team development and c-suite hiring.

Previously she spent four years at talent director for Inflexion Private Equity and prior to that, six years with Skillcapital, a global executive search and advisory firm dedicated to private equity. In this role she built strong relationships with a broad group of CEOs, CFOs and board members from both public and private companies across Europe and the US. Cordelia started out in her career as an analyst at Mactavish, a research firm focused on the Insurance industry, and spent time with The Press Association in their communications team.

Carolyn Gazzard, Head of Learning & Development – Montagu Private Equity

Carolyn Gazzard joined Montagu Private Equity in 2020 and serves as head of learning & development. In her role, Carolyn is responsible for learning, leadership development, talent development, performance management, diversity and inclusion, and supports the development of teams.

Prior to joining Montagu, Carolyn spent her career creating structures to build capability, develop talent, ensure succession, enable change, and create cultures in which people can thrive. As a business psychologist, she has worked in people development leadership roles across a range of industries, from retail to financial services, consultancy, and oil and gas.

Toni Gillespie, Chief of Talent – Stirling Square Capital Partners

Toni Gillespie joined Stirling Square in 2021 and serves as chief of talent. Previously, she held senior roles in human resources at AMP Capital, Bridgepoint, Credit Suisse and UBS.

Claire Hogg, Vice President – General Atlantic

Claire Hogg is a vice president and part of General Atlantic’s human capital group. She provides strategic support and advice to the firm’s portfolio companies in EMEA with a focus on talent and human capital. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Claire was a director at The Up Group, a leading European digital executive search, networking, and advisory firm. Prior to that, she was a consultant at Bright Young Things, focusing on executive hires in the consumer and technology sectors.

Nicole Jones, Talent Director, Portfolio Support Group – Advent International

Nicole Jones joined Advent in 2020 as talent director within the portfolio support group. She supports the creation and development of strong management teams and boards across Advent’s portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Advent she was the HR director, investments, customer & distribution and international at M&G plc and held chief of staff roles at M&G and Prudential PLC. She also ran Prudential’s Indian operations as well as the communications function for M&G. Previously she spent five years at Egon Zehnder, leading mandates in search and assessment.

Earlier in her career she was the head of investor relations at a PE-backed outsourcing business after corporate finance and business development roles in the company through to IPO. She started her career in investment banking at Deutsche Bank in London.

Malcolm Kemp, Managing Director – ZRG Partners

Malcolm Kemp is managing director and leader of the EMEA human capital practice for ZRG, one of the fastest-growing mid-sized talent advisory search firms in the industry. Malcolm has unique functional experience, having led HR and talent for two technology unicorns (Betfair and Klarna) and built the global  human capital practice for Renaissance Leadership, a boutique search firm.

As managing director, Malcolm is responsible for driving overall growth, profitability, and client engagement within the human capital practice in EMEA. He engages thoughtfully with new clients to build long-term relationships that deliver the full range of benefits from the ZRG platform. Malcolm also provides insights and thought leadership across the human capital function and is a regular speaker and contributor at talent forums.

Gail McManus, CEO and Founder – PER, Private Equity Recruitment

Gail McManus is the CEO and founder of PER, the leading specialist recruiter for private equity investors, investor relations and operations professionals in Europe and the Middle East. As a former private equity investor, Gail understands what matters to her clients, and has built PER with a strong sense of purpose and respect for the insightful, entrepreneurial and talented people in this industry. Gail believes that it is a privilege to be able to support and influence private equity people in their career choices. She is passionate about advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and it is a source of pride that PER holds a special vantage point from which to spot trends, influence thinking and share best practice.

Melissa Moraes-Edwards, Head of People Experience – Hg

Melissa Moraes-Edwards is the head of people experience at Hg, responsible for learning, talent development, knowledge management, engagement and culture. She focuses on creating the conditions and opportunities that unlock potential and drive individual, team and organizational performance. She is also an executive coach.

A financial services native, Melissa has held senior leadership development, learning, and talent roles at Goldman Sachs, Barclays Capital and HSBC in London and New York. She started her career as a business analyst at Citigroup Private Bank in New York and pivoted to HR after discovering her passion for people development and organizational change.

Nicola Morgan, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Leadership Advisors – March Consultants

Nicola Morgan serves as managing director & co-founder of March Leadership Advisors, bringing over 23 years’ experience of advising C-suite individuals who are navigating complex business environments and delivering talent solutions in multi-national companies. She is an internationally recognized expert in futureproofing and accelerating organizational capability to deliver better, more sustainable performance.

Prior to founding MLA, Nicola worked in several senior positions across all HR capabilities for 16 years at UBS A.G. before assuming the roles of head of HR EMEA and corporate centre, responsible for the development and implementation of a transformative people strategy for 35,000 employees across all business divisions globally.

Logan Naidu, Founder and Group CEO – Kernel Global

Logan Naidu is the founder and group CEO of Kernel Global, one of the FT’s Fastest Growing European Companies 2023 and founder of award-winning recruitment business Dartmouth Partners,. He was recently announced as one of the few finalists in EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2023.

Logan’s entrepreneurial passion started young, founding his first successful company at the age of 26. Keen to disrupt the recruitment industry, Dartmouth Partners was founded in 2012 with the unique “Classroom to Boardroom”, aimed at uncovering future leaders early in their career and partnering with forward-thinking companies to hire top talent. Over the last 10 years, Dartmouth has consistently been recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing professional service companies (ranked 249th in Europe’s 1000 fastest growing companies in 2023, placed 33rd in The Sunday Times UK’s top 100 fastest growing companies in 2022, and as the #1 fastest growing company in the sector by the Fast50).

In 2018, Logan led Dartmouth through its private equity investment with Literacy Capital, acquiring leading financial governance and regulations recruiter Pure Search in 2019, and expanding the business globally into Europe, Asia and the US. Kernel was born from this multi-brand, multi-niche approach, with the aspiration to deliver the best recruitment experience in industry and help people and businesses achieve their full potential. In 2023 Logan partnered with Three Hills Capital Partners to secure the group a significant second round of investment.

Andrew Oliver, EVP, Executive Search – WilsonHCG

Andrew Oliver is EVP, executive search at WilsonHCG. He is the co-founder of Profile Asia, an executive search company that WilsonHCG acquired in 2020. He combines leading the broader business and the financial services practice across multiple countries. In his role, Andrew drives client relationships and manages executive search delivery across global markets.

With more than 25 years of executive search experience and leading teams, Andrew develops financial strategies for the long-term success of the organization. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 1998, Andrew was based in London, working first for PWC and then for a boutique search firm managing financial services and legal teams.

Hannah Parker, Vice President, HR and Talent Management – Bain Capital

Hannah Parker joined Bain Capital in 2019 and serves as vice president of HR and talent management for Bain Capital, Private Equity in Europe. She is responsible for driving our people agenda and overseeing all people operations across the region.

Prior to joining Bain Capital Hannah was the head of HR for Cardano Risk Management and prior to that was a senior manager in the professional development function of McKinsey & Company in London.

Tara Ricks, Executive Chair – The Barton Partnership

​Tara Ricks serves as Executive Chair at The Barton Partnership. She is a vastly experienced recruitment sector professional and works as a hands-on strategic partner to aspirational recruitment businesses, providing solutions-focused support, tailored to their specific needs and strategic plans.

Tara is a proven business leader with a background that spans across development and execution of growth strategies, international expansion, leadership and development and M&A. She was listed in ‘Global Power 100 Women In Staffing’.

Tim Robb, Consultant, Board & Consumer Practice – Eric Salmon & Partners

Tim Robb is a consultant in the global board and governance advisory practice at Eric Salmon & Partners. He works across sectors with a focus on the consumer vertical. Tim has been in executive search for over a decade and specializes in building board and management teams for private equity portfolio companies across Europe.

Dorte Wigg, HR Director – IK Partners

Dorte Wigg joined IK Partners in 2009 and is the human resources (“HR”) director, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the employee lifecycle. Based in London, she manages the firm’s HR functions across Europe, ensuring that the support and development structures in place allow everyone at the Firm to maximize their potential. Dorte works closely with the leadership team to align HR strategy with the wider business objectives. Prior to joining IK, Dorte worked for Berry Bros & Rudd in London.


Premier Sponsor

PER, Private Equity Recruitment, is a leading recruiter for private equity, venture capital and alternative asset investment professionals in Europe and the Middle East. The firm goes to extraordinary lengths to identify and attract the right person time and again. Every day PER forms connections and builds relationships that shape the future of this dynamic and international industry. The firm has placed almost 500 people in investment, investor relations and operations roles in the last 12 months. PER is committed to seeking out and promoting talent, working with its clients to improve diversity, disseminate best practice and foster change. The firm is at the heart of private markets, and invested in its success. For more information visit www.per-people.com.

Luncheon Sponsor

Since 1999, ZRG’s data-driven approach to executive and professional search has been changing the way clients think about how to find top talent.

Today, ZRG is one of the fastest growing firms in the executive search and integrated talent solutions space, providing a full suite of executive, middle management, project, and interim search solutions globally through its offices in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information, visit www.zrgpartners.com.

Breakfast Sponsor

March Consultants is a boutique executive search and talent advisory firm. The firm specializes in placing exceptional leaders, on both a permanent and interim basis; into private market firms and their portfolio companies. March Consultants also works with their clients to enhance business performance through its innovative and unique leadership ‘Acceleration’ methodology. For more information, visit www.marchconsultants.com.

Gold Sponsors

Alphaskill is a deal-advisory and executive search firm, focusing exclusively on the needs of European private equity. The firm gives private equity sponsors access to mission critical executives across the entire investment lifecycle.

Alphaskill knows private equity from the inside. The firm’s managing partners have worked for leading PE-funds as operating partners, as NEDs and CEOs of a PE portfolio companies and as heads of talent for leading global financial organizations. For more information, visit www.alphaskill.com.

Eric Salmon & Partners is a leadership and advisory firm with 130 colleagues across Europe & Asia and strong partners in the U.S. and India.

The firm serves private equity funds hiring senior investment professionals, operating partners, and senior advisors. The firm also partners with private equity portfolio companies, offering a range of human capital value-add solutions including management assessment, executive and non-executive search.

The Eric Salmon & Partners’ team comprises sector, market and functional experts who average over fifteen years of practice, many with industry backgrounds. All are linked by the same culture of partnership and sharing, with a passionate focus on delivering the right outcomes for their clients at pace, with accuracy and integrity. For more information, please visit www.ericsalmon.com.

The Up Group is a market-leading, European, tech-focused search, advisory and networking firm. Headquartered in London and working extensively in European capitals such as Dublin, Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Stockholm and Berlin, Up is a pan-European search firm with an extensive global talent network including the US and Asia-Pac.

Up uniquely works across the growth curve from VC-backed, PE-owned to listed corporates; spanning high-growth pure-plays to offline businesses undergoing digital transformation.

Up advises and builds boards (chair/NED/CEO) and senior leadership teams across all functions (GM, ops, marketing, commercial, product, data, tech, finance and people). The firm also builds investment and portfolio operations teams for VC and PE firms.

Up curates and manage an unparalleled, global network of industry leaders through its annual events program, affording Up unique access, influence and insight. The firm’s events platform convenes over 2000 business leaders annually through board dinners, roundtables and talent awards across Europe.

Up provides value-add services to investors and companies spanning leadership assessment, salary surveys, expert network introductions, due diligence work, diversity pipelines and network development. For more information, visit www.theupgroup.com.

WilsonHCG is an award-winning, global leader in total talent solutions. Operating as a strategic partner, it helps some of the world’s most admired brands build comprehensive talent functions. With a global presence spanning more than 65 countries and six continents, WilsonHCG provides a full suite of configurable services including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, contingent talent and talent consulting. For more information, visit www.wilsonhcg.com.

Silver Sponsor

InX is a disruptive international search business supporting private equity, listed corporate and top-tier management consulting clients with their executive talent agendas. Spread across 10 offices in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, the InX team of experts are deeply immersed in their market and personally invested in accelerating your success. With bespoke, adaptable and scalable talent solutions, the firm’s executive search and interim management services are always tailored to suit your individual needs. Because InX is empowered to be authentic, curious, and creative, the firm doesn’t follow set procedures in the way they work. This means the organization is not constrained in its approach and can apply innovative ideas that allow them to identify truly exceptional leaders, from a diverse talent pool. Since 2006, InX have been growing long-standing, meaningful relationships with extraordinary leaders working across industry including private equity, technology, industrials, retail & consumer, healthcare, finance & professional services. The firm’s networks are large and their relationships are deep.

Operating as a specialist practice area, the InX private equity team works hand in hand with investment funds and their portfolio companies to accelerate growth and performance. The firm uses its extensive network of sector and functional experts to secure talented, entrepreneurial, and forward-thinking leaders both as operating partners within funds as well as high-impact executives inside their investments. For more information, visit www.weareinx.com.

Lanyard Sponsor

Elite Search Partners is a leading search-to-search talent solutions provider, operating globally. The firm’s dedicated consultants have a successful track record of sourcing and placing partners, managing partners, associates & researchers globally. In addition to its retained services, Elite Search Partners provides regular market insights & consultation to both existing & prospective clients on the latest market trends, competitor activities and in a market overly concerned with tradition and maintaining outdated processes, the firm brings a new energy.

Applying pace and dynamism of contingent search with the precision of search & selection, Elite Search Partners delivers top talent within a week of instruction. For more information, visit www.elitesearchpartners.co.uk.

Tech Sponsor

AiFlow uses large language models to help private equity firms automate due diligence so they can close deals faster. Their models instantly build investment memos with citations, reducing the pain of digging through thousands of pages of documents. The CEO, Nick Manske (Harvard BA) previously co-founded Alariss.com, a B2B startup backed by General Catalyst, and CTO Josh Gardner (Princeton BS/MS) studied machine learning under one of the first creators of GPT, Dr. Karthik Narasimhan. They are currently piloting with a large-cap PE (~$100B AUM) and have a pipeline of interested firms with a total AUM of $1.4T. For more information, visit aiflow.solutions.

Exhibitor Sponsors

Altrata leverages the combined data sets and innovative, customizable delivery channels available from our five dynamic products, some you are familiar with, and some that may be new to you:

  • Enterprise solutions for enhancing your CRM data and fueling better business development and relationship mapping with RelSci 
  • Access to the world’s wealthiest individuals with insight into their interests, passions, investing, spending, and donation history with Wealth-X  
  • Advanced audience segmentation and modeling on wealthy individuals in the US with WealthEngine 
  • Highly detailed executive intelligence to close bigger deals faster with Boardroom Insiders 
  • Executive talent research solutions to help you find tomorrow’s leaders with BoardEx 


This multitude of intelligence provides insight into the experience, interests, and networks of the people who will have the biggest impact on our clients’ success.

As the firm continues to grow, the Altrata team is focused on the future of its products and scaling the business. The firm is currently in the process of bringing together 5 separate data sets into a single Altrata data set, further enhancing the profiles of the people and companies maintained by its global team of 400 researchers.

Altrata has set an ambitious agenda to deliver a solution that offers customizable delivery and analytical options for clients. The firm will continue to grow to support these strategic initiatives and look forward to providing key updates along the way. For more information, visit www.altrata.com.

Talent analytics are more important than ever – your people and your organization’s group dynamics are the most valuable levers available to drive performance and change. Nowhere is this more critical than in equity-backed organizations, where the realization of the investment thesis can come down to having the right person in the right role at the right time.

Caldwell Analytics helps equity-backed organizations gain the confidence that they have the right leadership team in place to deliver on expectations. They also partner with clients to manage unforeseen risks involving incumbent executives, as well as prospective appointments in both due diligence and existing portfolio companies.

Caldwell Analytics – the organizational effectiveness practice at global talent acquisition firm Caldwell – leverages highly respected, science-backed and results-driven assessments to align talent and business strategies, driving better results. By leveraging workforce analytics related to organizational design, leadership, team dynamics, communication, motivation, talent management, and strategic execution, the firm assists clients improve individual, team, and business-unit performance. For more information, visit www.caldwell.com/analytics.

Ezekia is a full CRM and assignment management tool for executive search firms and in-house executive search teams. Beside a full suite of features, Ezekia is fully cloud based, ISO27001 certified and boasts a fast and resilient platform. Migration to Ezekia is quick and simple and all support and training is free. For more information, visit www.ezekia.com.

Invenias by Bullhorn is a leading software platform trusted by professionals responsible for executive search. More than 1,000 search firms, private equity companies and in-house executive search teams worldwide rely on the Invenias cloud-based platform to transform the productivity of their search operations. Customers range from single users, to boutique firms and large multinational organizations, and include Raines International, Sheffield Haworth, DHR, David Barrett Partners, Acertitude, Boyden, Intel, Optimum Talent, Grace Blue Worldwide, Ellig Group, and Robert Half.

Invenias believes the ability to capture and leverage high value talent intelligence is central to building a successful strategic hiring capability. The firm drives productivity, best practice and compliance across assignment delivery, client relationship management and business operations.

Invenias was acquired by Bullhorn in July 2018 and operates within the Bullhorn family. Invenias serves thousands of users in over sixty countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.invenias.com.

Networking Sponsor

Elite Search Partners is a leading search-to-search talent solutions provider, operating globally. The firm’s dedicated consultants have a successful track record of sourcing and placing partners, managing partners, associates & researchers globally. In addition to its retained services, Elite Search Partners provides regular market insights & consultation to both existing & prospective clients on the latest market trends, competitor activities and in a market overly concerned with tradition and maintaining outdated processes, the firm brings a new energy.

Applying pace and dynamism of contingent search with the precision of search & selection, Elite Search Partners delivers top talent within a week of instruction. For more information, visit www.elitesearchpartners.co.uk.

Sheffield Haworth is a global consultancy founded in 1993. The firm has a history of placing executives in high-impact roles year after year, giving clients a competitive advantage in a fast-changing world.

Sheffield Haworth’s vision is to be the leading global consultancy in people and transformational change. The firm specializes in executive search and interim, talent intelligence, organization and leadership advisory and organization change management. Clients benefit from deep industry insights, the organizations wide-ranging networks and high standards of delivery from its global team. The firm works with private and public companies across financial services, professional and business services, high-growth technologies, and multinational corporates.

Sheffield Haworth has undergone significant growth and expansion since its inception, now employing over 240 professionals in 13 global offices throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific regions. The firm is proud to be an equal opportunities and disability confident committed employer. For more information, visit www.sheffieldhaworth.com.


Thank you for your interest in attending our upcoming conference, ‘The Talent Advantage: Keys to Hiring in a Tough Market,’ to be held on June 15, 2023 at the Institute of Directors (IoD) of London. The full-day event will begin at 7:30am with continental breakfast, a mid-day luncheon along with a full day of very exciting presentations by top professionals in the sector.

Hunt Scanlon Media is convening hundreds of PE leaders and their heads of talent who will meet for a full day to discuss the leadership gap facing private equity firms. You’ll learn how to deliver the best talent faster and at the right cost and you will walk away with a full range of talent solutions from more than 20 leading experts who will speak throughout the day.