Monica O'Neill

Ms O’Neill is the CEO of ENSO Advisors LLC, a comprehensive strategic advisory focusing on equity capital formation, marketing and product development consultancy she founded in 2015.  ENSO advises on the expansion of companies’ client base and investment products, improvement of marketing and compliance, augmentation of their international profile, and preparation for equity capital campaigns.  Her clients are located around the globe and manage over $11 Billion in AUM.

She is an international investment executive with over 30 years’ experience in fundraising, global marketing and market entry, public/private partnerships, risk management and compliance.  She has a proven track record of working at top executive levels within leading global organizations and Fortune 500 companies, especially private equity real estate firms. She is comfortable navigating countries and challenges to consistently deliver bottom line results.

Ms O’Neill was a founding partner of the award-winning and industry-leading private equity real estate investment firm Tristan Capital Partners, London, UK, which manages over €9 Billion (AUM) for US and EMEA clients.  In 2010, she launched Tristan’s brand by capitalizing on her strong business engagement with over 100 global institutional clients and the international media.  She was a managing member of the team of partners that led the growth of the firm from six to 100 employees in just six years and remains today an active senior advisor with Tristan consulting on a range of business development issues.

In her earlier Washington, DC years Ms O’Neill led the business development team for international multi-manager, Strategic Investment Group founded by Hilda Ochoa Brillembourg headquartered in Arlington, VA.  SIG pioneered the concept of Outsourced CIO and combines active portfolio management and open architecture manager selection since 1987.

Previously, she was the Managing Partner of The Greater Washington Initiative, the public/private partnership formed to promote the Greater Washington region for inbound corporate investment.   She advocated for the DMV around the globe and brought SAP to the then new International Trade Center, among other successes for the region.