LPEQ, the listed private equity association, has appointed Louisa Symington-Mills as Chief Operating Officer, with effect from today. Louisa was formerly a director at Jefferies and began analyst coverage of the listed private equity market for Royal Bank of Scotland in 2007.
Prior to that Louisa was an investment analyst with Pragma Wealth Management and M&G Investment Management.
The newly created role involves responsibility for LPEQ’s internal operations, crossborder business development and investor outreach. As well as a respected investment company analyst, Louisa is founder of Citymothers, a two thousand strong network of professional mothers in London.
Commenting on the appointment, Andrea Lowe, chief executive of LPEQ said: “We are delighted to have Louisa join LPEQ. Her extensive knowledge of the listed private equity markets will be invaluable for our mission to raise awareness and understanding of the sector.”
Andrew Lebus, chairman of LPEQ, said: "I am confident that Louisa will add greatly to LPEQ's ability to facilitate better and broader understanding of the opportunities for investors of investing in the listed private equity sector. Her considerable experience as a highly respected equity analyst covering the listed private equity sector will be invaluable in guiding LPEQ's members to a shared understanding of how best to communicate these opportunities."