Karin Hyland is an Investment Manager in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Markets team, responsible for sourcing, executing and managing Secondary and Co-Investments. In addition, Karin manages Aberdeen’s private debt fund portfolio and has strong relationships across private equity and debt fund managers in Europe. Karin joined Aberdeen in 2014 following the SWIP acquisition. Prior to joining SWIP, Karin was part of the Private Equity team in Lloyds Banking Group, responsible for co-investments, private equity and debt fund investments. Karin joined Lloyds Banking Group in 2006 on the Bank of Scotland Corporate graduate training scheme. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in International Business and Modern Languages from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 2005 having spent an additional year studying at the Université Jean Moulin, Lyon, France.