Speaker's Biography:

Jeremy Coller
Chief Investment Officer, Coller Capital; Founder, Jeremy Coller Foundation

Jeremy founded Coller Capital in 1990 and has been described as "Personality of the Decade" in Europe for his influence and innovation in the private equity secondaries market. His firm has invested in approximately 16,000 private companies worldwide with a current AUM of approximately $17bn. Before Coller Capital, Jeremy spent five years at ICI Pension Plan. Jeremy started the Coller Institute for Private Equity at LBS and the Coller Institute for Venture at Tel Aviv University where he also recently endowed the Coller School of Management. He recently launched FAIRR, a collaborative network that shares research, thinking and best practices to help investors get animal factory farming on the ESG agenda. Since December 2015, FAIRR has signed up investors representing more than $1tn of AUM. Jeremy holds a BSc (Hons) in management sciences from the University of Manchester and an MA in philosophy from Sussex University. In 2013, he received an honorary doctorate from Tel Aviv University.