Patricia Grad

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Director: Investor Development Group


New York


Investor Development Group

“Actis is extraordinarily positioned to benefit from the tremendous investment opportunity in global growth markets.  My role at Actis allows me to connect investors with these opportunities.”

Patricia has over 15 years’ experience in developing, launching, and executing strategic fundraising and business development plans for private equity investment firms. At Actis, she focuses on fundraising and investor relations activities for investors in the Americas and manages the firm’s relationships with consultants globally. 

Prior to joining Actis, Patricia was the Head of Investor Relations at Irving Place Capital and before that, a Vice President of Investor Relations at Oak Hill Capital. She started her career in the alternative assets research group at Cambridge Associates. 

She was drawn to Actis by its history of investing in growth markets and focus on sustainable value creation. After many years focused on private equity in the US, Patricia was interested in joining a global investing platform.

A global citizen, Patricia enjoys travelling and immersing herself in dynamic cultures, as well as serving on the board of a global leadership development organisation. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honours from Wesleyan University and a MBA from Columbia Business School.