• Alizée Albertini

    Legal Analyst

    Alizée Albertini

    Corporate Operations Team
    Legal Analyst

    Alizée joined PAI in 2023 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    She joined as a Legal Analyst after completing her internship at PAI Partners.

    Alizée graduated from Nancy University (faculty of law). She holds a master’s degree in European business laws.

     

  • Morgane Barthe

    Finance Officer

    Morgane Barthe

    Corporate Operations Team Country Teams
    Finance Officer

    Morgane joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    She started her career as an officer at Alter Domus Luxembourg where she eventually became Manager and spent almost 8 years in the Private Equity Corporate and Fund Services Department.

    Morgane holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Accountancy and Tax Affairs. She is fluent in French and English.

  • Philip Bengtsson

    Investment Director

    Philip Bengtsson

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Philip joined PAI in 2018 as a member of the Investment Group and the Nordics Team. He has been involved in the Asmodee, NovaTaste, Perstorp and World Freight Company transactions.

    He started his career in the Investment Banking Division of J.P. Morgan in London, where he spent two years, first in the Oil & Gas team and then in the Nordic M&A team. He then spent two years working in private equity for Rhône Group in London.

    Philip studied Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics.

  • Dumitru Berzoi

    Compliance Associate

    Dumitru Berzoi

    Compliance Team
    Compliance Associate

    Dumitru joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the Compliance Team.

    He joined from Alter Domus where he worked as Compliance & Regulatory Senior Officer for almost two years. Prior to his tenure at Alter Domus, he performed an internship at Amazon as Program Manager.

    Dumitru holds a Bachelor’s degree in Materials and Mechanical Engineering from University of Metz and a Master in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering from Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace.

  • Maud Brown

    Partner

    Maud Brown

    Partner

    Maud joined PAI in 2019 and heads PAI’s US Team. She has been involved in the Refresco and Tropicana Brands Group transactions.

    She was previously with Investcorp where she spent more than 18 years, most recently as a Managing Director in New York and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. She started her career in M&A at Salomon Brothers and Merrill Lynch in London.

    Maud graduated from ESCP and holds a Master’s in Corporate Law from the University Paris XI.

  • Raúl Cánovas

    Principal

    Raúl Cánovas

    Principal

    Raúl joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Spain Team.

    He was previously a Director at Portobello Capital, a leading Spanish private equity firm where he spent more than 12 years and earned extensive expertise in deal making and execution. He was involved in nine deals in the Food & Consumer, Business Services and Healthcare sectors. He started his career within a family office in Madrid.

    Raúl graduated in Business Administration & Finance from CUNEF (Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros) in Madrid.

  • Simone Cavalieri

    Partner

    Simone Cavalieri

    Partner

    Simone joined PAI in 2019 and heads PAI’s Italy Team. He has been involved in the Pasubio investment.

    Simone was previously a Partner and Investment Committee Member at Charme Capital Partners. Before starting at Charme Capital in 2009, Simone spent almost 10 years at Merrill Lynch in Investment Banking in London and Milan.

    Simone graduated from the Bocconi University in Milan with a degree in Business Administration.

  • Rohan D'Angelo

    Finance Officer

    Rohan D'Angelo

    Corporate Operations Team Country Teams
    Finance Officer

    Rohan joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    He joined from PwC Luxembourg where he spent almost six years as Assistant Manager in the Asset and Wealth Management industry.

    Rohan holds a Master’s degree in Audit and Chartered Accountancy and a OEC Certificate (Ordre des Experts Comptables).

  • Eric Denel

    Conducting Officer

    Eric Denel

    Compliance Team
    Conducting Officer

    Eric joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Compliance Team and is a Conducting Officer for PAI Luxembourg, in charge of Risk Management and Compliance.

    Previously, he worked as a Senior Manager within BDO Audit and Deloitte, and as Head of Compliance at Mazars in Luxembourg.

    He holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Controlling from the University of Strasbourg and is a Réviseur d’Entreprises (Chartered Accountant) in Luxembourg.

  • Matthew Fishman

    Investment Associate

    Matthew Fishman

    Investment Group
    Investment Associate

    Matthew joined PAI in 2023 as a member of the Investment Group. He has been involved in the Alphia investment.

    He joined from Citi where he worked within the Global Industrials Group in New York.

    Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Florida.

  • Henry Flannery

    Investment Associate

    Henry Flannery

    Investment Group
    Investment Associate

    Henry joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the Investment Group and the US Team. He has been involved in the Alphia investment.

    He previously worked at Perella Weinberg Partners within the Restructuring Group in New York.

    Henry holds an A.B. in Business Economics from Brown University.

  • Chamika Gajanayaka

    Investment Officer

    Chamika Gajanayaka

    Investment Group
    Investment Officer

    Chamika joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the Investment Group and the UK Team. He has been involved in the Alphia, HKA and Theramex investments.

    He was previously at Rothschild & Co in London where he spent more than three years in the Consumer, Retail and Leisure M&A Team. During his time at Rothschild, Chamika also undertook a secondment to Ocado Retail, the world’s leading online grocer, where he was Chief of Staff to the CEO and assisted the management team with various strategic projects. He started his career at Cameron Partners, the Global Alliance Partner of Rothschild & Co in New Zealand, where he focussed on M&A for two years.

    Chamika graduated from the Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours and a Bachelor of Commerce. He has also completed all three levels of the CFA examinations.

  • Maximilian Harrington

    Principal

    Maximilian Harrington

    Investment Group
    Principal

    Maximilian joined PAI in 2016 and is a member of the UK Team. He has worked on several investments including Froneri, M Group Services, The Compleat Food Group, Theramex and VPS. He is also a Co-Head of the Investment Group.

    He started his career at Goldman Sachs in the Consumer & Retail M&A advisory team where he spent five years.

    Maximilian graduated from the University of Sydney with first class Honours in Econometrics and a specialisation in Finance.

  • Ralph Heuwing

    Partner

    Ralph Heuwing

    PAI Performance Group
    Partner

    Ralph joined PAI in 2020 and heads PAI’s DACH Team. He has been involved in the Apleona, Infra Group and NovaTaste investments.

    He previously worked at Knorr-Bremse, a world leading supplier to the commercial and rail vehicle industry, where he was CFO and member of the Executive Board. He led and executed the company’s initial public offering in 2018. During the previous ten years, he was CFO and member of the Executive Board of MDAX listed Dürr, a leading global mechanical and plant engineering firm.

    Prior to that Ralph was Managing Director, Partner and a member of the Management Committee at the Boston Consulting Group where he spent 17 years in various roles in Germany and helped build the firm’s operations in India.

    Ralph holds a ME degree in Mechanical Engineering from RWTH Aachen and an MBA from INSEAD.

  • Yannis Josse

    Conducting Officer - Finance Director

    Yannis Josse

    Corporate Operations Team
    Conducting Officer - Finance Director

    Yannis first joined PAI in 2009 as a member of the Fund Administration Team in Paris. In 2017, he joined Astorg as Head of Valuation and Financial Information based in Luxembourg.

    Early 2019, he rejoined PAI as a member of the Corporate Operations Team and is a Conducting Officer for PAI Luxembourg, in charge in particular of valuation.

    Before joining PAI, he started his career at PWC Paris as an auditor in the Alternative Investment Funds industry department.

    He holds a Master’s in Finance from INSEEC Bordeaux.

  • Hemant Kapoor

    Principal

    Hemant Kapoor

    Healthcare
    Principal

    Hemant joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the London and Healthcare teams.

    He was previously at JP Morgan Chase, where he spent almost four years in the Healthcare team. Prior to this, Hemant worked for three years in Healthcare with Deutsche Bank and was a consultant with Accenture covering TMT and Healthcare clients for four years.

    Hemant holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Duke University in North Carolina and a BSc in Information Systems and Management and Finance from Singapore Management University.

  • Lucas Kreifels

    Investment Associate

    Lucas Kreifels

    Investment Group
    Investment Associate

    Lucas joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the Investment Group. He is also part of the DACH Team. He has been involved in the Theramex investment.

    Lucas previously worked at BCG in Berlin, first as a generalist consultant with a focus on enterprise strategy and financial analysis across different industries, and then as a member of the BCG Private Equity team.

    He holds a MSc in Mathematics from Imperial College London and two BSc in Mathematics and in Physics from the University of Bayreuth.

  • Daniel Krysewski

    Principal

    Daniel Krysewski

    General Industrials
    Principal

    Daniel joined PAI in 2021 and is a member of the General Industrials Team. He has been involved in the Infra Group investment.

    He joined from H.I.G. Capital where he spent seven years working across a variety of subsectors, primarily in the industrials and business services space. Prior to H.I.G., he worked at McKinsey & Company, where he specialised in similar areas, and Credit Suisse’s Global M&A team in New York.

    Daniel holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from European Business School Oestrich-Winkel and an MBA with distinction from New York University.

  • Andreas Kumeth

    Partner

    Andreas Kumeth

    Healthcare
    Partner

    Andreas joined PAI in 2014. He is a member of the DACH and Healthcare teams, and has been involved in several investments including Atos Medical, B&B Hotels, DomusVi, Theramex, Veonet, Xella and Zahneins.

    He started his career in private equity at Apax Partners in Munich and London, and also worked at Waterland Private Equity in Düsseldorf.

    Andreas graduated with a double degree from the Technical University of Munich (Mathematics) and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (Economics).

  • Paul Landais

    Finance Associate

    Paul Landais

    Corporate Operations Team
    Finance Associate

    Paul joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team. Prior to joining PAI, Paul completed several internships with private equity and advisory firms specialised in M&A and financial services.

    Paul holds a double degree PGE and MSc Corporate Financial Management from SKEMA Business School.

  • Juan-Jose-Martinez-Taboada PAI Partners

    Juan José Martinez Taboada

    Investment Director

    Juan José Martinez Taboada

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Juan José joined PAI in 2017 as a member of the Investment Group and is also part of the Spanish Team. He has been involved in the World Freight Company and Zahneins transactions.

    He started his career at VINCI Concessions structuring infrastructure transactions before joining Rothschild, where he spent two years focusing on M&A, equity and debt financing transactions.

    Juan José graduated from École des Ponts ParisTech and Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) with a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Benjamin Mathu

    Finance Director

    Benjamin Mathu

    Corporate Operations Team
    Finance Director

    Benjamin joined PAI in 2017 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    Prior to joining PAI, Benjamin spent two years as an officer in the private equity industry in a corporate and trust services company in Luxembourg.

    Benjamin graduated from HEC-Ulg (2015) and holds a Master’s in Business Administration and Finance from Liège.

  • Neil Mcllroy

    Partner

    Neil Mcllroy

    Partner

    Neil joined PAI in 2019 and is a member of the UK Team. He has been involved in the Azets and HKA investments.

    He joined PAI from H.I.G. Capital where he spent nine years covering growth equity and leveraged buy-out investments in Europe completing many successful investments, with a particular focus on Industrials, Business Services and FinTech. Previously Neil spent four years at Cinven where he focused on investments in Industrials and Healthcare. He started his career in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley concentrating on European and UK mergers and acquisitions.

    Neil is a graduate of Queens University Belfast where he was awarded M.Sc. with Distinction in Finance and the University of Ulster where he was awarded B.A. Hons First Class in Business Studies.

  • Laura Muries

    Partner

    Laura Muries

    Partner

    Laura joined PAI in 2007 and heads PAI’s Spain Team. She has been involved in several transactions including Areas, DomusVi, Grupo Cortefiel, Grupo Konecta, Swissport, The Nuance Group and Tendam.

    She started her career at Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking department in Madrid, working principally with financial sponsor clients on the execution of buy-side, sell-side and IPO transactions.

    Laura graduated in Business Administration and Law from the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid.

  • François Nadin

    Finance Director

    François Nadin

    Corporate Operations Team
    Finance Director

    François Nadin joined PAI in 2016 and is a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    Prior to this, François spent five years as senior officer in the private equity industry in a corporate and trust services company in Luxembourg.

    François graduated from HEC-Ulg (2011) and has a Master’s in Business Administration and Finance from Liège.

  • Drew Olian

    Principal

    Drew Olian

    Business Services
    Principal

    Drew joined PAI in 2023 and is a member of the Business Services Team and the US Team.

    He was previously a Director at 3i Group in New York, focusing on the Business Services, Industrial Technology, and Software sectors.

    Prior to this, Drew spent five years with The Carlyle Group, having previously worked at Aurora Capital Group. He started his career on the investment banking team at Goldman Sachs.

    Drew holds a BA in Mathematical Economics and International Relations from Pomona College in California and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Colm O'Sullivan

    Partner

    Colm O'Sullivan

    Partner

    Colm joined PAI in 2006 and heads PAI’s UK Team. He has been involved in a number of investments including Azets, Froneri, HKA, Kwik-Fit, M Group Services, The Compleat Food Group, Theramex, United Biscuits and VPS.

    He started his career at Hambros Bank in London and New-York working on various debt capital market and advisory transactions. He then moved to Deutsche Bank where he spent eight years in the Financial Sponsors Group working on a number of advisory and financing transactions for European private equity firms.

    Colm graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) in Economics from the University of Ulster and has an MBA from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and Wharton Business School in Philadelphia.

  • Caleigh Plaut

    Investment Officer

    Caleigh Plaut

    Investment Group
    Investment Officer

    Caleigh joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the Investment Group and the US Team. She has been involved in the Alphia and Refresco investments.

    Caleigh joined from Credit Suisse where she worked within the Global Industrials Group in New York. Prior to that, she completed internships at Credit Suisse and at M2O Private Fund Advisors.

    Caleigh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from Amherst College in Massachusetts.

  • Matthew Poole

    Investment Director

    Matthew Poole

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Matthew joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Investment Group and the UK Team. He has participated in the Azets, Froneri and The Compleat Food Group investments.

    He started his career in the Investment Banking Division of Barclays in London, where he spent four years in the UK M&A advisory team. During his time at Barclays, Matthew also undertook a secondment to UK Government Investments, the government’s centre of expertise in corporate finance and governance, where he worked on a number of cross-Whitehall projects and transactions.

    Matthew graduated from the University of Bristol with a first class Master’s Degree in Engineering.

  • Mahir Riaz

    Investment Associate

    Mahir Riaz

    Investment Group
    Investment Associate

    Mahir joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the Investment Group and the US Team.

    Previously, he worked in the Consumer & Retail group at Evercore. Prior to joining Evercore, he worked in the M&A group at RBC Capital Markets in New York.

    Mahir holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Columbia University.

  • David Richy

    Head of Luxembourg

    David Richy

    Corporate Operations Team
    Head of Luxembourg

    David first joined PAI in 2010 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team and then rejoined the firm in 2021 as Head of the Luxembourg office.

    In 2017, David left PAI to start his own consultancy firm. He also previously worked for Arthur Andersen and spent a few years in the private equity industry in a corporate and trust services company in Luxembourg.

    He holds a Master in Business Administration and Finance from HEC-Ulg (2001).

  • Julia Rolland

    Finance Officer

    Julia Rolland

    Corporate Operations Team
    Finance Officer

    Julia joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    She joined from Deloitte Luxembourg where she spent three years as Financial Auditor, focusing on the private equity industry and assurance assignments. Prior to Deloitte, she did an Internship as Financial Auditor in private equity at Mazars Luxembourg.

    She holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Audit from EM Strasbourg Business School.

  • Trevor Ryan

    Principal

    Trevor Ryan

    Food & Consumer
    Principal

    Trevor joined PAI in 2017. He is a member of the Food & Consumer Team and the US Team. He has been involved in the Alphia, Froneri and Refresco transactions.

    Previously, Trevor was an associate at Water Street Healthcare Partners, a Chicago-based middle market private equity firm. Prior to joining Water Street, he was an investment banking analyst in the healthcare group at Citi in New York.

    Trevor holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in Economics.

     

  • Chloé Sabot

    Finance Officer

    Chloé Sabot

    Corporate Operations Team
    Finance Officer

    Chloé joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Corporate Operations Team.

    Prior to this, Chloé started her career as a legal advisor in an official receiver’s office in Paris. She was in charge of the supervision of administration and liquidation procedures.

    In 2016, Chloé received a Master’s degree in Insolvency Law from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis.

     

  • Dekel Sherman

    Investment Director

    Dekel Sherman

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Dekel joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the Investment Group and the US Team.

    Previously, Dekel was an associate at KKR in their Americas Consumer & Retail private equity group. Prior to joining KKR, he was an analyst at Moelis & Company in Los Angeles.

    Dekel holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Southern California.

  • Stefano Shuster

    Investment Director

    Stefano Shuster

    Investment Group
    Investment Director

    Stefano joined PAI in 2019 as a member of the Investment Group and the Italy Team. He has been involved in the Pasubio investment.

    He joined from OpCapita LLP, a European consumer-focused private equity firm based in London, where he spent two years. Previously, Stefano spent two years at the Boston Consulting Group, as a consultant, and one year at Morgan Stanley in its Investment Banking Division, in London.

    He holds an MBA from the London Business School and a Master of Science in International Management from Bocconi University. 

  • Winston Song

    Partner

    Winston Song

    Food & Consumer
    Partner

    Winston joined PAI in 2022 and leads PAI’s consumer activities in North America. He has been involved in the Alphia investment.

    He was previously at Vestar Capital Partners, where he spent 14 years, most recently as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Consumer, in addition to serving as a Director on a number of consumer, food and beverage companies.

    Prior to Vestar, Winston was a member of the Leveraged Finance team at Lehman Brothers and the secondaries team at CSFB Private Equity.

    Winston holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics-Political Science from Columbia University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

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