Petra Freddi is a director of business and program development at the Institute's Singapore-based Asia Center. She is responsible for deepening engagement across a network of supporters including financial institutions, investment funds, corporations and individual philanthropists. Freddi is responsible for three main constituent groups. She manages Asia's Global Capital Markets Advisory Council, a platform for the region's most prominent institutional investors to discuss key issues and trends that affect their investment decisions. In addition, Freddi is responsible for the Young Leaders Circle in Asia, and she designs programs for the Institute's finance track. Prior to joining the Institute in 2015, Freddi spent over a decade working in finance, the last five years in investor relations and marketing at Apollo Management in Singapore. Freddi holds a master's degree from HEC Paris Grande Ecole as well as a master's degree from the Economics University in Prague.