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Preqin Expert Voices

A network of executives and thought-leaders who are pioneers within the alternatives space

Who are the Expert Voices?

Preqin Expert Voices is a global network of alternative asset professionals with in-depth industry knowledge and valuable ideas to share. We invite senior leaders and highly experienced commentators from across the industry to share their opinions in our forum, including fund managers, investors, consultants, advisors, academics, and more.

Introducing Preqin Expert Voices

“With Preqin Expert Voices, we’re creating a network where the industry’s leaders can share their views on the major trends and developments shaping alternative assets. On an individual level, the Experts are all known advocates of the alternatives industry; collectively, our conversations can shape the future of the industry.”

- Christoph Knaack, CEO at Preqin

Latest from Preqin Expert Voices

Read the most recent articles featuring thought-leaders from the Preqin Expert Voices network in each region: the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific.

Economic uncertainty dampens private equity buyout activity

After almost two years of record deal activity, industry experts discuss how the private equity buyout frenzy is decelerating amid uncertain economic conditions

Muted outlook for private equity and VC fundraising in China amid much-awaited reopening

Travel restrictions for China have lifted, but industry experts remain cautious about fundraising

SVB fallout unlikely to cause contagion in Asia, but VCs brace for ripple effects

Experts discuss the impact of SVB’s collapse on the Asian start-up ecosystem

Preqin Expert Voices: Deal Valuations

As deal prices fall, experts discuss whether this will be a golden opportunity for investors or a hindrance to exits
Experts discuss ESG implementation in the natural resources space

As private capital continues to commit ESG pledges, experts analyze how to realize these goals
Which asset classes offer a hedge against inflation?

Real estate and private credit strategies could be safe havens in an inflationary environment

Meet the Expert Voices

The Preqin Expert Voices network brings together some of the most vocal and best-known proponents of the alternative assets industry from across the globe. To see who are the Expert Voices, explore a selection of the profiles below.

Mary Bates

Meketa Investment Group
Managing Principal and Private Markets Consultant

Dazzle Bhujwala

Managing Director ESG Climate Advisory

James Burdett

Baker McKenzie
Partner and Head of Investment Funds Group

Joseph Burns

Managing Director, Co-Head of Research

James Burron

Co-Founder & Partner

Jeffrey Cho

Portfolio Advisors
Managing Director, Real Estate Secondaries

Jennifer Choi

Managing Director of Industry Affairs

Innocenzo Cipolletta

AIFI Association

Todd Cort

Yale University
Professor of Sustainability

Lindsay Creedon

Stepstone Group

Laura Dietzel

Partner, Real Estate Senior Analyst

Andrew Fairbairn

Senior Vice President

Koblavi Fiagbedzi

CBC Pension Trust
Portfolio Manager Real Assets

Andre A. Hakkak

White Oak Global Advisors
Co-Founder and CEO

Diala Hawila

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Programme Officer

Alex Hwang

Director of Customized Portfolio Solutions and Co-Head of LGBTQ+ Inclusion Network

Sasha Jensen

Jensen Partners
Founder and CEO

William Kelly

CAIA Association

Tom Kehoe

AIMA Association
Managing Director, Global Head of Research and Communications

Catherine Law

Sanne Group
Head of Business Development, Asia

David Lebovitz

J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Global Market Strategist

Andrew Lockhart

Metrics Credit Partners
Managing Partner and Investment Committee

Jenn Lundmark

Manulife Financial
Global Head of Distribution, Private Markets

Troy Merkel

Partner, Real Estate Senior Analyst

Keith Miller

Sanne Group
Global Head of Private Debt

Ebele Okeke

Altica Partners
Managing Partner

Stephen Panizza

Federation Asset Management

Rene Paulussen

PwC Luxembourg

Faran Rana

International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Associate Programme Officer

Alexis Ruiz

Committed Advisors

Kunal Shah

Managing Director, Head of Private Markets Research

Febrice Lefevre Sory

Senior VP, Investment Specialist Alternatives - Global Private Real Assets

Marshall Sprung

The Blackstone Group
Global Head of Compliance and Co-Chair of the OUT Blackstone Task Force

    Costanza Strinati

    Climate Policy Initiative
    Senior Analyst

    Christine Tsai

    500 Global
    CEO and Founding Partner

    Tim Toska

    Alter Domus
    Global Head of Private Equity

    David York

    Top Tier Capital Partners
    Founder and Managing Director

    Claudia Zeisberger


    Academic Co-Director Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI)

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