Gong has been a accomplice at Pantheon Ventures since 2013, and has been concerned with the belief over the previous 4 years. She at present sits on the agency’s co-investment committee and Asian regional funding committee.
The supervisor additionally sat on the UN Ideas for Accountable Funding international personal fairness advisory committee from 2017 to 2019, and the agency stated she has been at “the forefront” of its ESG initiatives.
Earlier than Pantheon, Gong labored as an government director at Morgan Stanley, main the Asian actions for the agency’s Different Funding Companions fund. She has additionally labored as a vice chairman at JP Morgan.
Pantheon cited Gong’s background as a key profit, noting that direct firm investments now account for 54% of the belief’s NAV, as of 30 November 2022.
John Singer, chair of the belief, stated: “The PIP board welcomes the appointment of Jie Gong as co-lead supervisor alongside Helen Steers.
“Her longstanding international experience performs nicely into the worldwide nature of PIP’s investments and her appointment will add to the depth of strategic pondering and lively portfolio administration of PIP.”
Steers added: “Jie’s management throughout Pantheon in main and co-investments in addition to the substantial transaction background and ESG know-how that she brings all add to PIP’s aggressive benefit.”
Gong added: “It’s with nice pleasure that I be part of Helen in managing PIP. I strongly imagine within the deserves of personal fairness and the advantages that it might probably carry as a element of portfolios for a variety of buyers. I’m excited by the chance so as to add worth to PIP.”