Miriam E. Schmitter was named a director at Commonfund Capital, the natural resources, private equity and venture capital unit of manager-of-managers firm Commonfund.
It is a new position, said Keith Luke, managing directory of parent Commonfund. Ms. Schmitter is based in London and reports to Mark C. Hoeing, managing director of Commonfund Capital.
Ms. Schmitter will focus on research and investments in the European and African private capital markets and also contribute to investment teams focusing on other global private capital markets.
She was managing director and head of international private equity research at Cambridge Associates in London. Cambridge spokesman Frank Lentini did not return a phone call by press time.