What does it take to get a job in Private Equity?

About the event

Join a panel of leading industry experts who will explore this topic.

They will discuss the skills and experience recruiters are looking for and the opportunities available to explore careers in private markets, as well as the ideal candidate and the style of interview, including the structure and questions they can expect when applying for a position in Private Equity.


Ludovic Phalippou, author of 'Private Equity Laid Bare,' and Professor of Financial Economics at Saïd Business School. He specialises in private market investments with a focus on fee tracking, interest alignment, and return benchmarking.

Aunnie Patton Power, Associate Fellow and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. Aunnie is the founder of Intelligent Impact, an innovative finance advisory firm and a university lecturer on Innovative Finance, Impact Investing and Technology for Impact. 

Erin Sarret, Director at StepStone Group and part of the Firmwide Responsible Investment Committee, covering investors in France, Belgium and Monaco. Erin is a specialist in investor relations across both public and private markets.

Gail McManus, Founder & Director of PER, a professional recruitment consultancy for private equity and venture capital. Gail recruits senior and junior investment professionals.

Ludovic Phalippou is Programme Director for the Oxford Private Markets Investments Programme. Launching soon, this online programme will build on your existing financial industry experience to broaden your knowledge of this niche sector, enabling you to diversify your investment portfolio and the services you offer clients.