Neal is a Managing Director in the Secondary and Portfolio Finance team. Based in London, he focuses on European transactions and leads the European secondary sourcing effort. He originally joined AlpInvest Partners in 2003 in New York, where he helped found the AlpInvest US Secondary Investments team. Over the course of his tenure at AlpInvest, he has also led the firm’s Asia Secondary efforts via the Hong Kong office, and the European efforts from the Amsterdam office.
Neal also spent time with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, where he led the Secondary and Co-investments business in Europe. Previously, he was also with CIBC World Markets’ Mergers & Acquisitions Investment Banking division. He currently serves as a Director on the Columbia University Business School Private Equity Board. Neal received his MBA from Columbia University in New York and an Honors Business degree (HBA) from the Ivey School of Business at Western University in Canada. He is also a CFA® Charterholder.