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In Conversation with Sarah Keohane Williamson

Katey Bogue, Head of Private Fund Solutions at Nasdaq, speaks with Sarah Keohane Williamson, CEO of FCLTGlobal, about the importance of boardroom diversity in the private markets. Sarah is a deeply experienced investor who spent over 20 years at Wellington Management, most recently as Partner and Director of Alternative Investments. In addition to her role as CEO at FCLTGlobal, she sits on several advisory boards and is the co-chair of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Long-term Investing.

In their conversation, Katey and Sarah discuss the importance of adding boardroom diversity at the portfolio-company level and Sarah shares some insights from FCLTGlobal’s latest research report, The Missing Element of PE: Creating Long-term Value Through Portfolio Company Board Diversity.

Topics covered

(01:15) FCLTGlobal’s history & mission

(02:30) Insights on the positive impacts of increased boardroom diversity

(08:25) Guidance for LPs and GPs who are navigating conversations about boardroom diversity

(11:45) How to simplify questions with a disclosure template

(12:45) More resources

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