An entrepreneur and former private equity CEO, Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan is the managing partner of K6 Investments LLC, a New York City firm that invests in global growth companies. Beyond her work at K6 Investments, Mona Aboelnaga Kanaan is the director of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL), Perpetual Limited (AXS: PPT), and FinTech Acquisition Corp VI (Nasdaq: FTVI). She also sits on the board of advisors of Ibancar, a collateralized lending financial technology company in Spain as well as C Street Advisory in NYC.
Before founding K6 Investments, Ms. Kanaan was the president and CEO of Proctor Investment Managers, a private equity firm she founded as an early mover in GP stakes investing. She sold the firm to the National Bank of Canada in 2006 and stayed on as President and CEO until 2013.
With a dedication to education and inclusion, Ms. Kanaan is a Trustee of the Chapin School, the Fashion Institute of Technology and International House in addition to serving on the campaign council for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and being a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. A frequent speaker at forums such as the annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF, she has been featured in leading publications such as Pensions & Investments, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and Private Equity Analyst.