Joana Rocha ScaffManaging Director, Head of Europe Private Equity at Neuberger BermanSpeaker
Joana Rocha Scaff is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman, Head of Europe Private Equity and a member of the Private Investment Portfolios, Co-Investment and Secondary Investment Committees. She is also a member of Neuberger Berman’s ESG Advisory Committee.
Ms. Rocha Scaff has over 20 years of experience in financial markets, the majority of which in private equity investing and prior to that in investment banking. She has been with the firm since 2005. Prior to NB Private Equity, Ms. Rocha Scaff worked in the investment banking division of Lehman Brothers, and prior to that at Citigroup Global Markets and BES Investment Bank. She advised on corporate transactions including M&A, financial restructurings and public equity and debt offerings in the United States, Europe and Brazil.
Ms. Rocha Scaff received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and her B.A. in Business Management and Administration from the Universidade Catolica of Lisbon. Ms. Rocha Scaff is the current Chair of the LP Committee of the BVCA – British Private Equity Association and a member of the Limited Partner Advisory Committee of multiple European private equity funds.