Peixin Li Dallara
Peixin Li Dallara has been the CEO and founder of Polaris Investments LLC since 2004, an independent private equity advisory business, providing advice and expertise to fund managers and institutional investors in private equity fund related business and investment strategies worldwide. Before founding Polaris, she worked at Frank Russell Company, one of the world’s premier pension fund consulting firms, as senior client executive, senior portfolio manager and senior member of the investment Committee of the firm’s private equity business, starting her career there in the M&A business and became a key player in establishing one of the two world’s largest Asian infrastructure funds. Prior to her career in the US, she was a career diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Treaty and Law Department in Beijing, China, where she worked on the initial preparation of the return of Hong Kong, and on the negotiations of the World Bank loans for China’s agriculture and infrastructure developments. She is a board member of the Harry Dallara Memorial Foundation, a founding member of NWHM’s 1920 Society, and a founding member of the Washington State Chinese Chamber of Commerce.