Kumber Husain is Head of DWS Private Equity, Americas and joined in 2018. He has 15 years total experience, mainly in private equity, predominantly in secondaries. Kumber is a highly experienced transaction professional with over $1.5bn deployed across 25 separate secondaries and private market transactions. Kumber was formerly Portfolio Manager and Investment Committee member at Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, a leading global private market platform with over $12bn of assets under management, and a leader in the GP solutions market. He previously held the position of Senior Vice President at WP Global Partners, a $3 billion private markets platform focused on primaries, secondaries, and direct/co-investments. Prior to that he worked at Swiss Re in their corporate development group, assessing M&A opportunities, and opportunistic private equity investments and also played a leading role on executing a structured secondary sale of 40 legacy LP interests. He holds a BA from George Washington University and an MSc from London School of Economics.