Treena brings considerable Private Markets' expertise to the Moruo team. She started her career in 1997 with Greenoak Capital Management - one of the earliest Private Equity Funds in the UK. In 2000, Treena moved to Baring Asset Management to focus on marketing and distribution of Debt and Equity funds to institutional investors. In 2001 the opportunity arose to join a Private Equity focused start up and she became one of the founding members of AltAssets and Almeida Capital. As Associate Director she helped create the news and research platform and developed new business products for the AltAssets brand. Her main role was to spearhead relationship development with institutional investors and manage the firm’s network of active investors for the placement and fund distribution activities of the firm.
In 2006, Treena joined the Private Equity team of Unigestion, a leading Swiss alternative asset management firm. As Head of the Client Relations team, she was responsible for fundraising and client service for their Fund of Funds and customised mandates, and enjoyed developing new products to meet investor appetite.
Following a family desire for adventure, she relocated to Zimbabwe in 2010, becoming a Director of Albida Advisers in 2012. Albida provides business-consulting services to companies on the ground in Africa and those seeking to access the region. She is passionate about the growth potential of Private Equity in Africa and is a Non-Exec Director of Mangwana Capital, a Zimbabwe head-quartered Private Equity firm with a focus on the key sectors of agriculture and energy in the SADC region.
Treena holds a degree in Geography and Environmental Studies (1997) from Liverpool University, along with financial accreditations, IMC and Certificate in Corporate Finance. She is married with 3 sons and enjoys travelling, hiking and spending time on safari.