Team

Our investment team has decades of experience in alternative investments, offering extensive insight and expertise in identifying, evaluating and marketing attractive investment opportunities.

Our 14 Partners average 22 years of industry experience. Our backgrounds enable us to build an informed and educated dialogue on each fund raised. With no senior turnover since inception, Monument Group offers both clients and investors a stable partner with access to meaningful relationships cultivated over our many years in the industry. Utilizing Monument Group’s global resources, our unified team works seamlessly across offices to ensure the success of every client’s fundraise.

As a non-traditional private equity firm focused on environmental investing, we were proud to partner with Monument Group which has been instrumental in helping us articulate our approach and strategy to garner the support of well-respected institutional investors in our last two funds.
Nick Dilks, Managing Partner, Ecosystem Investment Partners, United States

Karl Adam
Director London

Karl Adam
karl@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Karl Adam joined Monument Group in January 2015 and is a Director in the London office.  Mr. Adam has investor coverage responsibility for German speaking Europe, Denmark, and certain UK-based investors.   Previously, he was a Vice President in Citi Private Bank’s European private equity team.  Prior to this, Mr. Adam was a Senior Associate at Alta Advisers, a leading family office where he focused on private equity and natural resources investment opportunities.  He has also worked at CHAMP Private Equity, a Sydney-based general partner, and began his career at McKinsey & Co. Mr. Adam has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Auckland.  He was born in Berlin and speaks German.

Niklas Amundsson
Managing Director Hong Kong

Niklas Amundsson
niklas@monumentgroup.com +852 3468 8980

Niklas Amundsson joined Monument Group in 2015 and is a Partner in the Hong Kong office. Mr. Amundsson has investor coverage responsibility in Asia. He previously headed up the Hong Kong office of MVision, which he joined in 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Amundsson was with Almeida Capital in London, where he was responsible for the firm’s fundraising business, and with Credit Suisse First Boston in London and Frankfurt, where he worked on the equity sales desk, raising capital for structured products as well as selling equities to Nordic and German-speaking institutional clients. Mr. Amundsson has a BA (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Portsmouth.

Janet Brooks
Managing Director London

Janet Brooks
janet@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Janet Brooks joined Monument Group in 2007 and is a Partner in the London office. Ms. Brooks has investor coverage responsibility in the UK, France, French-speaking Switzerland, the Benelux region and Asia. Previously Ms. Brooks spent 15 years with ECI Partners, ultimately as a Director and board member, where she had responsibility for the firm’s investor relations and the oversight of four successful institutional fundraisings together with the development of firm-wide marketing and deal flow strategy. She has served on the Investor Relations committees of the BVCA and EVCA. Ms. Brooks has an MA (Hons) from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Steve Cahill
Managing Director London

Steve Cahill
steve@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Steve Cahill joined Monument Group in 2006 and is a Partner in the London office. Mr. Cahill has investor coverage responsibility in UK and Ireland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Southern Europe and the Middle East.  Previously, he worked for private equity fund placement firm Helix Associates and Fast Track where he serviced private equity sponsors with deal flow opportunities.  Mr. Cahill co-founded a media start-up and was an employee and Scholar of Arthur Andersen. He has a first class MA (Hons) in Economics and Management from Oxford University.

Lori Campana, CFA
Managing Director Boston

Lori Campana, CFA
lori@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Lori Campana joined Monument Group in 2003 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Ms. Campana has investor coverage responsibility in the US. Previously, she was a Senior Vice President at Atlantic Trust Company, where she was a Senior Portfolio Manager for high-net-worth families and institutions and a Vice President at Wellington Management Company, where she advised endowments, foundations and pension funds on the oversight of their investment portfolios. Ms. Campana has also held senior consultant, acquisition and portfolio management positions in the real estate investment industry, most recently with AEW Capital Management. Ms. Campana has an MA in Economics and an MPL in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Southern California, together with a BS in Economics and Business Management from Boston College. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Alicia Cooney, CFA
Managing Director Boston

Alicia Cooney, CFA
alicia@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Alicia Cooney co-founded Monument Group in 1994 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Ms. Cooney has investor coverage responsibility in the US and Canada. Previously, Ms. Cooney was a Consultant for more than 13 years at the internationally recognized consulting firm Cambridge Associates, where she was primarily responsible for development of the firm’s specialized alternative asset consulting practice for its endowment, foundation, pension and family office clients. Prior to this, Ms. Cooney was an investment banker at Bear, Stearns & Co. and an equity analyst at Bache, Halsey, Stuart & Shields. She has a BA in Economics from Wellesley College and an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Ms. Cooney holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is FINRA Series 7, 63, 24 and 99 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Jennifer Coppinger
Administrative Assistant Boston

Jennifer Coppinger
jennifer@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Jennifer Coppinger joined Monument Group in 2001 and is an Administrative Assistant in the Boston office. Previously, Ms. Coppinger worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in various roles, including at the Office of State Treasurer & Receiver General where she was the Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Treasurer. Prior to the State Treasury, she worked for the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth in their Corporations Division.

Hannah Cunningham
Marketing Assistant Boston

Hannah Cunningham
hannah@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Hannah Cunningham joined Monument Group in 2016 and is a Marketing Assistant in the Boston office. Previously she was a Marketing Assistant at Totterdell Communications and prior to this was a Market Researcher and Analyst at Interactions Research. Ms. Cunningham holds a BA in English Literature and Classical Civilization from Trinity College Dublin.

Stephen Day
Analyst Boston

Stephen Day
stephen@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Stephen Day joined Monument Group in 2017 and is an analyst on the firm’s analytics team in the Boston office. Previously, he worked at Cambridge Associates as an Investment Associate in the Credit Investment Group, where he was responsible for long-only fixed income research on a global basis. Mr. Day received his BA from Colgate University, where he studied Psychology and Economics.

Molly Diggins
Director, General Counsel Boston

Molly Diggins
molly@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Molly Diggins joined Monument Group in 2011 and is the firm’s General Counsel based in the Boston office. Previously she was Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., where she worked on the formation and global distribution of both proprietary and non-proprietary funds, including alternative assets. Prior to that, Ms. Diggins had served as counsel to the distribution arms of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and John Hancock / Manulife Financial and began her career as an associate at Goodwin Procter where she focused on securities litigation and regulatory matters. She also clerked for the Honorable Justice Charles A. Levin of the Michigan Supreme Court. Ms. Diggins has a BA in Classics cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross and a JD from the University of Chicago.

Nadine Downing
Vice President Boston

Nadine Downing
nadine@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Nadine Downing joined Monument Group in 1999 and is a Vice President leading the firm’s Information Technology group based in the Boston office. Previously, Ms. Downing spent several years with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in various roles including Director of the Medical Services Unit where she helped to develop and implement health care policies for children in the care and custody of the Department of Social Services. Ms. Downing has a BA in Developmental Psychology from Suffolk University.

Anna Feeter
Associate Boston

Anna Feeter
afeeter@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Anna Feeter joined Monument Group in 2016 and is a Client Service Associate in the Boston office. She previously worked at Old Ironsides Energy as an administrative assistant. Ms. Feeter holds a BS in Exercise Science from Lasell College.

Meredith Gendron, CFA
Managing Director Boston

Meredith Gendron, CFA
meredith@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Meredith Gendron joined Monument Group in 2005 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Previously, she worked at Olson Global Markets as a technical analyst, where she was responsible for compiling and editing a series of daily reports detailing trading strategies for domestic equities based on technical indicators. Ms. Gendron received her BA cum laude from Bates College, where she studied Mathematics and Economics. Meredith holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Meredith is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Jia He, CFA
Vice President Boston

Jia He, CFA
jia@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Jia He joined Monument Group in 2015 and is a Vice President on the firm’s analytics team and is based in the Boston office. Previously, she worked as a Private Markets Investment Analyst at Meketa Investment Group, where she performed all stages of due diligence on private equity funds on a global basis and led the firm’s fund-of-funds research team.

Ms. He received her BA cum laude from Tufts University, where she studied Quantitative Economics and International Relations. Ms. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Kris Ho
Operations Manager Hong Kong

Kris Ho
kris@monumentgroup.com +852 3468 8980

Kris H.S. Ho joined Monument Group in 2015 as Operations Manager for the Hong Kong office. Previously, Ms. Ho worked as a Business Manager at MVision Private Equity Advisers, where she was responsible for administrative and operations management, and providing deal support in Asia. Prior to that, Ms. Ho worked at Chief Securities Limited as an Administration Officer in Hong Kong. She has a BA in Business Administration from the University of the West of England, Bristol and an MBA in International Management from Royal Holloway, University of London.

Albert Jun
Director Hong Kong

Albert Jun
albert@monumentgroup.com +852 3468 8980

Albert S.W. Jun joined Monument Group in 2015 and is a Director in the Hong Kong office. Mr. Jun has investor coverage responsibility for Korea and Asia. Previously, Mr. Jun was with NH Investment & Securities (f.k.a. Woori Investment & Securities) in Korea, where he was a Vice President and Team Leader of the Fund Placement Division. Prior to that, Mr. Jun was with Shinbo Venture Capital in Korea, where he was responsible for venture start-up investment, and with Lazard Advisory in Korea, where he worked as M&A advisor. He holds a BE in Computer Engineering from University of New South Wales and an MBA from INSEAD.

Ellie Kennedy
Vice President Boston

Ellie Kennedy
ellie@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Ellie Kennedy joined Monument Group in 2010 and is a Vice President of Client Service in the Boston office. Previously she was a Senior Associate in the Investor Services and Markets Group at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. Ms. Kennedy holds a BS in Finance and Real Estate from Florida State University.

Teresa Kinsella
Managing Director, COO Boston

Teresa Kinsella
teresa@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Teresa Kinsella joined Monument Group in 2001 as Chief Operating Officer and is a Partner in the Boston office. Previously, Ms. Kinsella spent 16 years with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in various roles including Assistant Treasurer in the Office of the State Treasurer & Receiver General. Ms. Kinsella has a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and an MA in Human Service Administration from the Brandeis Heller School.

Sandra Knighton
Administrative Assistant London

Sandra Knighton
sandra@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Sandra Knighton joined Monument Group in 2012 and is an Administrative Assistant in the London office. Previously, Ms. Knighton worked as Team Assistant and Facilities Administrator for Lend Lease during the run up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Ms. Knighton has a BA in Law from The University of Hertfordshire and a MRes in Political Science from Brunel University.

Janice Lauer
Managing Director Boston

Janice Lauer
janice@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Janice Lauer joined Monument Group in 1996 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Ms. Lauer co-leads the firm’s analytics team and has investor coverage responsibility in the US. Previously, Ms. Lauer was a Senior Analyst at private equity investment management firm Bigler/Crossroads and an Associate in the Investor Services Group at Venture Economics. She has a BS from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from Simmons College Graduate School of Management. Ms. Lauer is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Patrick MacCurtain
Director Boston

Patrick MacCurtain
pat@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Patrick MacCurtain joined Monument Group in June 2006 and is a Director in the Boston office. Previously Mr. MacCurtain worked at BlackRock in the Dealer Services group, where he was responsible for the oversight of a range of transfer agency operations. Prior to BlackRock, he held several positions in the Financial Services group at State Street Research. Mr. MacCurtain has a BA in English from Boston College and an MBA from Northeastern University.

Robert Mast
Managing Director Boston, Tokyo

Robert Mast
bob@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Robert Mast joined Monument Group in 1996 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Mr. Mast has investor coverage responsibility in the US and coordinates the firm’s business activities in Asia. Mr. Mast was previously a Consultant at Cambridge Associates, where he advised institutional and family office clients on alternative asset investments. Prior to that, he had been Vice President at Venture Economics, where he designed and implemented private equity investment programs for corporate strategic investors and governmental entities globally. Mr. Mast’s former work experience includes a variety of management positions at Standard Oil Company, Oceaneering International and Schlumberger. He has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mr. Mast is FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

John McCormick
Managing Director Boston

John McCormick
john@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

John McCormick joined Monument Group in 2006, is a Partner in the Boston office and has investor coverage responsibility in the US and Latin America. Previously, Mr. McCormick was a Consultant at Cambridge Associates where he advised institutional and family office clients on alternative asset investments. Prior to this he was a Vice President at BancBoston Capital / BancBoston Ventures where he was responsible for primary and secondary fund investments as well as direct investments in both early stage venture and middle market buyout opportunities. Mr. McCormick also worked as an investment banking analyst in Lehman Brothers’ M&A department. He has a BA in Economics from Williams College cum laude and an MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. Mr. McCormick is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Sabrina Meng, CFA
Vice President Hong Kong

Sabrina Meng, CFA
sabrina@monumentgroup.com +852 3468 8980

Sabrina Y.Y. Meng joined Monument Group in 2015. Ms. Meng is a Vice President on the firm’s analytics team and is based in the Hong Kong office. Previously, she worked as an investment professional at Emerald Hill Capital Partners, where she was responsible for screening, due diligence and monitoring of investment opportunities across Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Emerald Hill, she was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Co. in Hong Kong, where she spent significant time in the Greater China Private Equity Group. Ms. Meng received her BBA in Finance & Professional Accounting with a minor in Social Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, graduating with Honors. Ms. Meng holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Michael Miller
Managing Director Boston

Michael Miller
mike@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Michael Miller joined Monument Group in 1998 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Mr. Miller has investor coverage responsibility in the US. Previously, he was a Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Associates, where he was responsible for private equity research with a focus on leveraged buyouts, mezzanine debt, turnarounds and special situations. Prior to this, Mr. Miller worked in Merrill Lynch’s Media Investment Banking Group. He has a BA in Political Science from Yale University and an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Mr. Miller is FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Bart Molloy
Managing Director Boston

Bart Molloy
bart@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Bart Molloy joined Monument Group in 2002 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Mr. Molloy has investor coverage responsibility in the US and Canada. Previously he worked at Audax Group on the deal team, responsible for investing the firm’s first private equity fund. Prior to this, Mr. Molloy was at Commonfund Capital, where he evaluated private equity and venture capital partnerships globally, and he began his career in Merrill Lynch’s Oil and Gas Investment Banking Group. He has a BA in Economics and American Studies magna cum laude from Amherst College and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he was a Keller Scholar. Mr. Molloy is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Anne Moore
Director Boston

Anne Moore
anne@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Ms. Moore joined Monument Group in 2008, where she served as a member of the firm’s analytics team for four years until leaving to pursue an MBA. Ms. Moore rejoined Monument Group in 2014 and is a Director in the Boston office with investor coverage responsibility in the US. Previously, she worked as an Investment Analyst with BlackRock Private Equity Partners, where her responsibilities included evaluating private equity fund opportunities as well as conducting valuation analysis on direct co-investment and secondary investment opportunities. Ms. Moore received a BA in History and French from Amherst College and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ryan Mueller
Managing Director Boston

Ryan Mueller
ryan@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Ryan Mueller joined Monument Group in 2003 and is a Partner in the Boston office. Mr. Mueller co-leads the firm’s analytics team and has investor coverage responsibility in the US. Previously he worked at Commonfund Capital, where he was responsible for analytical and research support on private equity, venture capital and natural resources investments. Prior to this, Mr. Mueller was a Research Analyst and Account Executive at Venture Economics. He has a BS in Finance with a minor in East Asian Studies from Lehigh University. Mr. Mueller is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Melinda Shalet
Senior Associate London

Melinda Shalet
melinda@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Melinda Shalet joined Monument Group in 2008 and is a Client Service Associate in the London office. Previously Ms. Shalet worked at Shell UK as a Communication Co-ordinator where she was responsible for internal communications for a global team of management consultants and prior to this she was at Amadeus Capital Partners. Ms. Shalet has a BA (Hons) in Classical Civilisation from the University of Leeds.

Molly Smith
Associate Boston

Molly Smith
msmith@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Molly Smith joined Monument Group in 2014 and is a Client Service Associate in the Boston office. She previously worked at Wellington Management in the Asset Allocation group. Ms. Smith holds a BS in Mathematics from Framingham State University.

Susanne Street
Senior Associate London

Susanne Street
susanne@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Susanne Street joined Monument Group in 2007 and is a Client Service Associate in the London office. Previously, Ms. Street was a business executive assistant at Amadeus Capital Partners. Prior to this, she worked for UBS and a boutique investment bank and also worked in Hong Kong for Asia City Media Group and Savills. Ms. Street started her career in educational publishing in London. She holds a business administration qualification and a Securities Institute’s Certificate in Securities and Regulations.

Alexandra Talerman
Analyst Boston

Alexandra Talerman
ali@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Ali Talerman joined Monument Group in 2016. Ms. Talerman is an analyst on the firm’s analytics team based in the Boston office. Previously she worked at Deloitte as a tax consultant in the investment management practice. Ms. Talerman holds a BSBA cum laude in Accountancy from the University of Richmond. Ms. Talerman is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Katie Tobin
Vice President Boston

Katie Tobin
katie@monumentgroup.com +1 617 423 4700

Katie Tobin joined Monument Group in 2010. Ms. Tobin is a Vice President of Marketing and is based in the Boston office. Previously Ms. Tobin worked as a Fund Accountant Specialist at JPMorgan Chase and held an internship for two years at CDM, Inc. Ms. Tobin has a BA cum laude in Management from The Whittemore School of Business at The University of New Hampshire. Ms. Tobin is FINRA Series 7 and 63 registered through Monument Group, Inc.

Zac Williams
Vice President London

Zac Williams
zac@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Zac Williams joined Monument Group in 2009. Mr. Williams is a Vice President on the firm’s analytics team and is based in the London office. Mr. Williams has a first class BA (Hons) in Economics from Cambridge University.

Laurence Zage
Managing Director London

Laurence Zage
laurence@monumentgroup.com +44 (0) 20 7297 0070

Laurence Zage joined Monument Group in 2006 and is a Partner in the London office. Mr. Zage co-leads the firm’s analytics team and has investor coverage responsibility in the UK. Previously he was Vice President and Head of Research at private equity fund placement firm Helix Associates. Prior to this, Mr. Zage was a barrister specialising in criminal defence advocacy. Mr. Zage has a BA in law from Oxford University and a BVQ from the Inns of Court School of Law.

John McLaren
Senior Advisor Boston

John McLaren co-founded Monument Group in 1994 and is now the firm’s Senior Advisor. Previously, Mr. McLaren had been Managing Director, Alternative Assets, at the Virginia Retirement System, where he recommended and oversaw commitments of more than $2 billion to alternative asset funds. Prior to this, he had held various executive positions, including Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer in the thrift industry. Mr. McLaren has a BBA from James Madison University.