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Five minutes with….. Corvus Advisers

Newly-launched legal and regulatory consultancy aims to fill the grey space between law firms and compliance consultants

The Profile: Head of sustainability, EQT

Therése Lennehag explores current ESG trends, technological advances, her role within EQT, the nuances of characteristics of those working on ESG initiatives and her outlook on how these roles will develop

The Profile: Deputy CFO, Northzone

Jackson Heddy discusses the particular challenges of running a venture back office; including the complexity of data analysis for young companies and troublesome valuation methods

5 minutes with… Linnovate Partners

The Drawdown catches up with Linnovate’s new MD Redmond Lee to find out about the technology-focused fund administrator’s expansion into Europe

Profile: Julie Gallon of Highvern

Gallon, who is a senior manager in Highvern's fund's team, discusses the impact of consolidation within the fund admin space and her outlook for the industry.

5 minutes with… Mercatus

Chris Webb, who recently joined Mercatus after 10 years with FIS Investran to build up the software company’s European business, discusses the offering and his outlook

Dunedin’s Karan Darroch on IT and outsourcing

Darroch discusses visualisation tools, cloud migration, IT consultancies and legal support

Dunedin’s Karan Darroch on evolution of role and industry outlook

Detailing the growing complexities of PE finance and operations functions

5 minutes with… Castalia Compliance

Tracy Diamond, founder of boutique consultancy Castalia Compliance reveals her top tips for handling growing regulatory burdens

PROFILE: Lincoln Jopp, Disruptive Capital

From soldier to partner, Jopp isn't a typical private equity practitioner

5 minutes with… Agio

CEO Bart McDonough speaks of the sophisticated new face of hackers now targeting PE

CFO Profile: Apera Capital’s Rob Shaw

Apera CFO details the creation of firm's tech-driven cloud-based back office

5 minutes with… The Private Equity Stakeholder Project

New project aims to connect workers with private equity firms

IR Profile: Apposite’s Valerie Auffray

IR head reveals how her role has evolved and now includes back office operations

5 minutes with… Colmore

Firm says it isn't looking for a GP "gotcha!"

AnaCap’s Edwards on outsourcing and regulations

Final instalment of our discussion with AnaCap COO Michael Edwards explores outsourcing and regs

AnaCap’s Edwards on proprietary technology

Second instalment of our discussion with AnaCap COO Michael Edwards explores development of intelligence platform

AnaCap’s Edwards on being a successful COO

First of three-part series explores must-have traits for the role

5 minutes with… Jyoti Banerjee

Reporting expert discusses why PE needs an information architecture and a CIO to run it

5 minutes with… Dominique Gaillard

France Invest’s new chair talks tech and Brexit as market overheats under Macron effect

Profile: Clyde Blowers’ partner Shauna Powell

CBC partner Powell discusses importance of regulatory expertise within partnership

5 minutes with… Katja Baur

The Drawdown catches up with Montana Capital's new CFO

5 minutes with… RepRisk

The Drawdown travels to PE’s reputational frontlines with CEO Philipp Aeby

5 minutes with… Travers Smith

The Drawdown talks new LP operational due diligence strategies with Sam Kay

FD Profile: Hermes GPE’s Karen Sands

Hermes GPE's FD Karen Sands details her journey from fund accountant to organisational linchpin

COO Profile: Mid Europa’s Manish Mittal

The CEE-focused firm’s COO talks BEPS, breadth and bridging facilities

IR Profile: Christiian Marriott, Equistone

IR head reveals how new technologies supported GP's recent four month road trip

Responsible Investment Profile: LGT’s Tycho Sneyers

The PRI board’s first PE member discusses plans to make scheme more relevant for GPs

CFO profile: Prem Mohan Raj, NorthEdge Capital

The Manchester-based private equity firm's CFO talks transitions and compliance

Profile: Bridges’ Maggie Loo

Partner Maggie Loo shares the perks and challenges of fundraising with impact in mind

Profile: EQT’s head of HR, Anna Wahlström

Wahsltröm discusses talent management, diversity and global culture in a growing business

Profile: EQT’s head of fund management, Peter Veldman

Q&A with Peter Veldman, EQT's head of fund management

Risk, Technology & Operations profile: InfraRed’s Sarah Gledhill

An in-depth look at InfraRed's operational review

CFO Profile: Nordic Capital’s Klas Tikkanen

Private equity CFOs still need to work at getting a seat at the big table, Tikkanen says

IR Profile: Altor’s Søren Johansen

The Drawdown speaks to partner Søren Johansen about Altor's uncommon investor relations setup

IR Profile: Oakley Capital’s Steven Tredget

The Drawdown speaks to Oakley Capital's new IR head, Steven Tredget, about cultural differences between public and private markets

CRO Profile: Pantheon’s Graeme Keenan

Q&A with Pantheon Chief Risk Officer Graeme Keenan

COO Profile: Pemberton’s Thomas Lack

The Drawdown speaks to Thomas Lack, Pemberton's new COO

IR Profile: IK Investment Partners’ Mads Ryum Larsen

The Drawdown speaks to partner and head of IR about IK's first in-house fundraise, the €1.85bn IK VIII

IR Profile: Ardian’s Edouard Boscher

Q&A with Ardian's Head of Investor Relations

COO Profile: BGF’s Matthew Reed

The Drawdown speaks to Business Growth Fund COO Matthew Reed