Volkert is Co-founder of AlpInvest Partners and a member of the Investment Committee, with over 20 years of investment experience. He is also Vice Chairman of Carlyle Solutions, where he focuses specifically on large accounts of The Carlyle Group as well as on new product and business development. Before co-founding AlpInvest, Volkert was a Partner at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in New York and a Director at Kleinwort Benson Ltd. Previously, he worked at Dillon Read and Morgan Stanley in London. He is a member of the Royal Concertgebouw N.V. and a member of the Board of Fulbright Centre. Volkert received an LL.M. from Leyden Law School.