September 2020

FIRSTavenue are delighted to announce the following promotions:


To Partner:

  • Mili Mills
  • Nick Chronias

 Paul Buckley, Managing Partner and CEO said Partnership is reserved for those individuals who set the highest standards over time in terms of performance and professionalism. Further, they must demonstrate a market leading expertise in their fields. Finally, Partners are those that play clear leadership roles, are clear team players and help define the culture of the firm”.


To Managing Director: Collis Klarberg

To Director: Jida Kanafani

To Head of UK and Hong Kong Compliance: Bibi Pearce Johnson

To Head of Greater China: Rachel Guan

To Head of Korea and Japan: Stephen Shin

Paul Buckley, Managing Partner and CEO said Firm promotions are reserved for those who have demonstrated strong performance in their business areas and maintained the highest levels of professionalism in engagement with internal and external stakeholders”.


About FIRSTavenue

FIRSTavenue is a leading global placement agent and advisory firm. We are focused on raising capital for private funds and companies and providing advice on private secondary transactions. FIRSTavenue operates across three asset classes: private credit, private equity and real assets. We are a team of 48 professionals based in four offices across the globe. For more information on FIRSTavenue, please visit