Roberta Brzezinski, our Chief Executive Officer and a director, leads Capitalworks’ global emerging markets practice and has 23 years of direct private equity investment experience across Asia, Latin America and Central Europe. Prior to joining Capitalworks, Roberta served as emerging markets private equity lead at Canadian pension fund CDPQ, where she spent five years leading investments in Latin America and India. She previously served as the CIO of TAU, an Asia-focused impact investor and was one of the original partners of Abris Capital, a Central European growth buyout firm. Earlier in her career, she was an Asia-focused investor at Emerging Markets Partnership, the manager of the AIG Infrastructure Funds. Prior to that, she was an Eastern Europe-focused investor at New Century Holdings, and an investment officer at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group). Currently based in New York, Roberta is a multilingual (French, Russian, Spanish, Polish) U.S. national and holds an AB magna cum laude from Harvard College and an MBA with honors from Georgetown University.