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Petra Freddi

Petra Freddi

Managing Director, UK and Europe
Petra Freddi

Petra Freddi is a managing director for UK and Europe and leads the Milken Institute’s European efforts from London. She is responsible for developing impactful, mission-centric programs and events, and deepening engagement with Milken Institute’s network, including financial institutions, investment funds, corporations, and individual philanthropists. 

Freddi comes to this role after building the Milken Institute’s presence in the Asia Pacific region. During her seven-year stint in Singapore, Freddi was instrumental in developing strategic partnerships to further the goals of the Institute, focused primarily on participation from institutional investors, philanthropists, family offices, and young leaders making a difference in the region. Building on her career in finance, Freddi developed and moderated programs to engage the Institute’s supporters from around the world. 

Prior to joining the Institute, Freddi was one of the first members of the investor relations team for Apollo Management in Asia. Before moving to Asia for fourteen years, Freddi was based in London where she worked in private equity investments and equity research. She started her career at Goldman Sachs. Freddi holds a master's degree from HEC Paris Grande Ecole as well as a master's degree from the Economics University in Prague. Freddi is a global citizen, having lived in Prague, Paris, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore, and speaks six languages.