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Baily Kempner

Investec Asset Management

Baily is head of US strategic partnerships at Investec Asset Management, responsible for strengthening and developing these relationships across existing and prospective institutional clients. Baily is based in the firm’s New York office.

Baily was previously a principal at The Abraaj Group responsible for capital raising and engagement with institutional investors in the Americas. Prior to this, she was a director at Endeavor Global, managing the investments of a co-investment venture fund which invested across emerging markets and fundraising for the operational budget of the organization. Baily has also worked at Lehman Brothers (later Neuberger Berman), where she helped to launch multiple hedge funds and funds of hedge funds. She had responsibilities in project management and in performing financial/competitive analysis.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Baily received her MBA from Harvard Business School, with Second-Year Honors, where she served as co-President of the Social Enterprise Club. While there, she co-authored the Harvard Business School case study, "Banex and the 'No Pago' Movement, about Grassroot's decision whether to continue investing in a financially distressed microfinance bank.

Baily earned her BA from Yale University, cum laude, and with Distinction in history.

A native New Yorker, Baily enjoys ice and rock climbing and spending time with her husband and two young sons.

As a member of Class 18, Baily began her fellowship at Endeavor Global under the mentorship of President Fernando Fabre (Class 14), and completed her fellowship at The Abraaj Group.