Robin Clifford


Robin is a Principal with Franklin Templeton Private Equity (FTPE), leading Investor Relations and Solutions and contributing to FTPE’s activities in investment and risk management. She has eleven years of experience in private markets investing and over fifteen years of experience in the finance industry.

Prior to FTPE, Robin served as Head of Private Equity at the New Jersey Division of Investment (NJDOI), where she led a team overseeing $8 billion in investments covering buyout, growth equity, and venture capital strategies across developed and emerging markets. At NJDOI, Robin served on over thirty Limited Partner Advisory Boards and structured six separately managed accounts totaling $1.5 billion.

Robin served six years as a member of the Industry Affairs Committee for the Institutional Limited Partner Association (ILPA) and five years for the Alternative Investments Forum as member of the Investor Advisory Board and Women’s Steering Committee.

Robin holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Georgian Court University.