Marleen DijkstraPrincipal, Primary Fund Investments at AlpInvest Partners
Marleen is a Principal in the Primary Fund Investments team, where she is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing fund opportunities in Europe. She joined AlpInvest Partners in 2009 and is based in Amsterdam. AlpInvest Partners sits within the Carlyle Global Investment Solutions segment and is one of the largest and well-established private equity investors globally, with nearly $66bn of assets under management and over 400 investors. Approximately 75% of these funds are invested in private equity funds globally, through primary commitments and secondary transactions, with the remainder invested directly in companies as a co-investor in North America, Europe and Asia. AlpInvest has approximately 180 employees, with primary offices in New York, Amsterdam, London and Hong Kong. Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Global Investment Solutions. Marleen received an MSc, cum laude, in Financial Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. She also received a LL.M in Financial Law from the Erasmus School of Law. She represents AlpInvest Partners on various Advisory Boards.