Actis Promotes Neda Vakilian And Davi Carvalho Mota To Partner

Actis, a leading global investor in sustainable infrastructure, has announced that Neda Vakilian, Head of Actis’ Investor Solutions Group, and Davi Carvalho Mota, Director in Actis’ Long Life Infrastructure strategy, have both been promoted to partner effective 1 April 2024.

Neda joined Actis in January 2022 and is based in London where she is responsible for leading Actis’ capital raising initiatives and strategic investor programmes. Neda plays a key role in building and managing relationships with investors and delivering the growth ambitions of the firm. Neda was also instrumental in forming Actis’ partnership with General Atlantic, which signed in January 2024.

During her near 20-year career, Neda has worked across private capital markets, business development, and fundraising. Before joining Actis, Neda was Co-Head of Capital Solutions and Investor Relations for Amber Infrastructure. In this role, she was responsible for sales, client servicing, and product development, and was an investment committee member and board director across strategies. Prior to this, Neda worked at Macquarie Capital and the Green Investment Bank (now the Green Investment Group) where she was a leading member of the team, responsible for raising what was, at the time, the largest renewables fund in Europe.  She began her career as a solicitor, working at Clifford Chance and SJ Berwin in the private equity, fund formation teams. Following her promotion, Neda will join Actis’ leadership team.

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