Holly Radel is the Chief Operating Officer at GPCA in support of the organization’s operations, growth initiatives, and global membership and institutional investor network. Holly oversees activities related to GPCA’s Board of Directors, Leadership Councils and investor relations. During her tenure at GPCA’s predecessor, the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA), she headed the organization’s PR and communications, as well as contributed to the development of EMPEA’s proprietary data set and educational programs.
Holly earned a Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française at the Université Paul-Valéry in Montpellier, France and completed the first year of her graduate studies in Bologna, Italy, where she studied economics and international law. Holly graduated cum laude from Rice University with a B.A. in Policy Studies and English. She holds an M.A. (with Distinction) in International Relations and International Economics with a specialization in International Finance from the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University.