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Speakers

Guy

Guy
Hands

Founder & Chairman / Terra Firma

Guy Hands is Terra Firma’s Chairman and Founder. He is the Chief Investment Officer and sits on the boards of the general partner of each of the Terra Firma funds and heads Terra Firma’s Executive Committee. Since 1994, Guy has overseen the investment of more than €16 billion in 33 businesses with a total enterprise value of more than €48 billion.

Lucian

Lucian
Schoenefelder

Director, PE & TMT Growth / KKR

Lucian focuses on growth equity and technology private equity investments in Europe and Israel. Since joining KKR in 2007, Lucian has played an important role in KKR’s investments in Trainline, Scout24 Switzerland, and Fotolia. He is currently serving on the boards of Trainline, Arago, Clicktale and Optimal+.

Martin

Martin
Mignot

Partner / Index Ventures

Martin focuses on startups which operate in large markets (food, transportation, finance, health, SME) and has worked with many such businesses, including BlaBlaCar and Deliveroo. He serves on the board of Drivy, Rad, TheFamily, and Trainline. Most of his initial investments are Seed and Series A. 

Bernard

Bernard
Liautaud

Managing Partner / Balderton Capital

Bernard Liautaud is the Managing Partner of Balderton Capital. Prior to Balderton, Bernard Liautaud founded Business Objects and was CEO for 15 years. Bernard is now a member of the SAP Supervisory Board. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Stanford University. 

Zeina

Zeina
Bain

MD European Buyout Fund / Carlyle

Zeina Bain has been a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group since January 2015. Zeina is a part of the Corporate Private Equity business segment and advises on European buyout opportunities at Carlyle. Zeina is a member of the Board of Directors of the Innovation Group and MPS and observer on the Board of Axalta Coating Systems. 

Robert

Robert
Haas

Global Head of PE M&A / A.T. Kearney

Robert Haas is the Global Leader for A.T. Kearney's Private Equity and M&A Practice. Robert has worked on a wide range of transactions for Strategic and Financial buyers around the globe. 

Harry

Harry
Stebbings

Podcaster / The Twenty Minute VC

Harry Stebbings is the Founder & Host of The Twenty Minute VC, the world's largest independent VC podcast with over 130,000 subscribers, and an Entrepreneur In Residence at Atomico.

James

James
Cook

Tech Editor / Business Insider UK

James is the Technology Editor at Business Insider UK. He joined Business Insider in 2014 to launch its coverage of technology in Europe. Before joining Business Insider, James was a Contributing Editor at The Daily Dot, and the Deputy Editor of The Kernel.

Alexandra

Alexandra
Hess

Partner / Cinven

Alexandra leads the Investor Relations and Fundraising team and is the principal point of contact for Limited Partners at Cinven Partners LLP. Alexandra also co-founded Level 20 and leads the mentoring programme with two fellow co-founders.

Francois

Francois
Aguerre

Co-Head of Origination / Coller Capital

François Aguerre is a Partner and Co-Head of Origination at Coller Capital and is responsible for managing the firm’s investment origination activities worldwide. He has sourced or managed a number of the firm’s investments, both direct and limited partner transactions. He is a Member of the Advisory Board at MP Venture SGR SpA.

Angela

Angela
Willettes

Managing Director / Capital Dynamics

Angela is a Managing Director in Investment Management, Co-Head of Private Equity Investment Management and member of both the Private Equity Investment Committee as well as the Executive Committee. She has over 30 years of experience evaluating, selecting, and monitoring private equity fund investments. 

Benjamin

Benjamin
Alt

Executive Director (Investment) / Adveq

Benjamin Alt covers Adveq’s investment activity in Europe. Before joining Adveq in 2008, Benjamin worked in the Investment Banking division of Sal. Oppenheim in Frankfurt and Cologne, Germany. During his studies in Germany he organized the well known Congress for Family Businesses at the University of Witten/Herdecke.

Alex

Alex
O'Cinneide

Managing Director / Paladin Capital

Alex O’Cinneide is Managing Director and Head of Europe for the Paladin Group of Companies. Beside that role, he acts as a Senior Advisor to Kleinwort Benson Bank in London, Senior Advisor and Chairs the Investment Committee of IndoChina Capital renewables fund. 

Matt

Matt
Jones

Partner / Pantheon Ventures

Matt is a Partner in Pantheon's secondary investment team. Matt focuses on secondary deal origination, oversees analysis / due diligence, structuring, negotiating and execution of investments. He also participates heavily in fund raising and client reporting.?

Johannes

Johannes
Virkkunen

Head of ICT Investment / EIF

Johannes Virkkunen heads the ICT Investments team of the Venture Capital Division at EIF. He joined the organization as a legal counsel for equity transactions in 2007. Previously, Johannes practiced corporate law in Finland.

Joe

Joe
Schorge

Managing Partner / Isomer Capital

Joe has 20 years’ experience working as an LP, GP and technology operations executive. Prior to Isomer he was MD for Business Development at Pomona Capital, a leading global secondaries firm, and earlier at Cambridge Associates responsible for advising institutional investors on $2bn of private equity investments. 

Ophir

Ophir
Shmuel

EMEA Regional Head / MVision

Ophir is a Managing Director and the Regional Head of EMEA for MVision Private Equity Advisers. Ophir has managed numerous fundraisings and advisory mandates across regions and strategies. Ophir is also responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with limited partners across Europe, Asia and Latin America. 

Alberto

Alberto
Fumo

Head of UK PE M&A / A.T. Kearney

Alberto Fumo is an A.T. Kearney Partner based in the London office where he currently leads the unit’s Private Equity and M&A Practice. Alberto specializes in assessing acquisitions and divestitures from multiple commercial and operational perspectives, and supporting management in the post-acquisition phase. 

Vicky

Vicky
Williams

Managing Director / Cambridge Associates

Vicky is a managing director in Cambridge Associates’ pension practice. Based in the London office, Vicky advises clients on asset allocation strategy, manager selection, and investment program evaluation.

Aris

Aris
Xenofontos

Principal / Santander InnoVentures

Aris is a Principal at Santander InnoVentures and brings a combination of advisory, operational and investment experience in technology and financial services. Prior to joining in 2017, Aris worked for Thomson Reuters where he co-founded the leading institutional KYC service business, Org ID. 

Sune

Sune
Frandsen

Principal / KKR Capstone

Sune Frandsen joined KKR Capstone in 2014 and focuses on performance improvement efforts across KKR’s European private equity portfolio with a particular focus on the Nordics. Prior to joining KKR Capstone Sune worked for The Boston Consulting Group. 

Matthew

Matthew
Bryant

Principal / Bain Capital

Matthew is a Principal at Bain Capital and has been at the firm since 2009. Matt earlier worked at L.E.K. Consulting where he was involved in a number of projects including buy and sell-side due diligence and corporate strategy engagements. 

Jason

Jason
Ball

Managing Director / Qualcomm Ventures

Jason is a senior director at Qualcomm Ventures in the UK, focused on software and services. He led the team's investments in Arteris (acquired by Qualcomm), We7 (acquired by Tesco Plc.) and Videoplaza (acquired by Telstra). Other recent deals he's managed include Blippar, BitBar, Grand Cru, Peak, Wrapp and Yplan.

Hussein

Hussein
Kanji

Founding Partner / Hoxton Ventures

Hussein is a founding partner of Hoxton Ventures, a London-based early stage European venture capital firm. He currently represents Hoxton on the boards of bd4travel, Darktrace and TourRadar.

Andreas

Andreas
Sauer

Vice President / Brookfield Asset Management

Andreas is a Vice President in the Private Equity group of Brookfield and is responsible for transaction origination and execution. Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. Sauer was at Goldman Sachs and was involved in a variety of mergers, acquisitions and other corporate advisory transactions in the European industrials sector.  

Francesca

Francesca
Cornelli

Director of Private Equity / LBS

Professor Francesca Cornelli is Professor of Finance and Director of Private Equity at LBS. Her research interests include corporate governance, private equity, privatisation, bankruptcy, initial public offerings and innovation policy. She is an editor of The Review of Financial Studies and of Private Equity Findings.

Richard

Richard
Lewis Jones

Venture Architect Director / BCG Digital Ventures

Gary

Gary
Dushnitsky

Professor of Strategy & Entrepreneurship / LBS

Dr. Gary Dushnitsky’s work focuses on the economics of entrepreneurship and innovation. He explores the shifting landscape of entrepreneurial finance, exploring such topics as corporate venture capital, crowdfunding and angel investors. 

Wol

Wol
Kolade

Managing Partner / Livingbridge

Wol is Managing Partner of Livingbridge which now has assets of £1.6bn under management. His role encompasses overall responsibility for the strategic development of Livingbridge, and active involvement in investments. 

Kathleen

Kathleen
Bacon

Managing Director / HarbourVest Partners

Kathleen Bacon concentrates on managing European and emerging markets primary partnership investments. Kathleen joined HarbourVest in London in 1994 and serves on the advisory boards of a number of private equity partnerships. She also serves on the BVCA Council  and is a founder of Level20, an organization where the goal is to attract and retain women in private equity.

Tamara

Tamara
Rajah

Founder & CEO / Live Better With

Tamara left her job to start Live Better With after getting really frustrated that there are so many things that could help people living with cancer live better day-to-day, but they don't know about them or don't know where to buy them. Tamara is a scientist by background and the founder of three previous entrepreneurial ventures. 

Stuart

Stuart
Veale

Managing Partner / Beringea

Stuart heads a team of partners and staff in the UK office and sits on the investment committees of all the firm’s UK funds. Stuart has over 25 years’ experience working within the venture capital industry. 

Adiba

Adiba
Ighodaro

Partner / Actis

As a partner of the firm, Adiba both heads fundraising for the Americas out of Actis’ New York office, and manages a number of Actis’ global strategic relationships. She remains a key source of advice on business and relationships in Africa.

Caroline

Caroline
Sage

Founder & CEO / Kea Consultants

Caroline is one of the founding partners of Kea Consultants, a firm built in order to provide seamless coverage to the alternative asset space of the junior end of the market. Her track record ranges from placing analyst to director level candidates from funds ranging from start-ups to the largest, global mega funds. 

Oliver

Oliver
Smith

Senior Reporter / The Memo

As part of the founding team of The Memo, Oliver has helped grow The Memo from scratch to over half a million regular online readers. His interviews, features and trend analyses help set the agenda, especially in the worlds of financial technology (Fintech), property technology (PropTech) and the future of transport.

Parveen

Parveen
Dhanda

Programme Lead - Future Fifty / Tech City UK

Parveen Dhanda is Head of the Tech City UK's Future Fifty programme, an initiative that works closely with the C-Suite of Britain's fastest growing digital companies. Being surrounded by entrepreneurs has also led Parveen to co-found Stubble and Strife, a men's lifestyle business focused on male grooming.

Pete

Pete
Wilson

Partner / 3i

Pete focuses on originating, executing and representing 3i on the boards of mid-market private equity investments across Europe (EV £100-£500m). He lead's 3i's activities in the UK Business Services sector. His most recent deals include 3i’s buyout of Aspen Pumps and he also supported his US colleagues on 3i’s recent buyout of Q Holdings. 

Graham

Graham
Elton

EMEA PE Lead / Bain & Co

Graham is the leader of the firm's Private Equity practice for EMEA and the UK Media practice. Graham has extensive commercial due diligence experience for private equity and corporate clients across numerous industries and geographies, and merger integration and business carve-out experience in media, retail, consumer and business services. 

Filip

Filip
Dames

Founding Partner / Cherry Ventures

Filip founded his first company in 2008, an online auction house for antiques and collectibles. He then joined the founding team of Zalando as CEO of the group’s shopping-club. Up until 2014, he has held several executive positions leading the company’s international expansion to 15 European markets as well as the overall product/mobile strategy for all online shops until the IPO. 

Bill

Bill
Earner

Managing Partner / Connect Ventures

Bill is a Managing Partner at Connect Ventures. Bill has spent twelve years working in venture capital and startups, having worked as an investment manager at Amadeus Capital and in a variety of operational roles at several California based startups. Bill has expertise in product management and marketing.

Kurt

Kurt
Bjorklund

Managing Partner / Permira

Kurt became Co-Managing Partner of Permira in 2008. He serves on the Board, Executive Committee and chairs the Investment Committee. Kurt has been involved in a number of transactions including AU System, Inmarsat and TDC. He currently serves on the board of Pantheon Healthcare.

Alex

Alex
Woodward

Co-Head of PE Practice / Linklaters

Alex is co-head of Linklaters' global financial sponsors sector and regularly advises private equity houses and other financial sponsor clients on all types of private equity (PE) transactions. Alex regularly advises on PE deals that have an international or cross-border dimension, offering clients the benefits of the firm’s global reach to achieve their global objectives. 

Jonathan

Jonathan
Userovici

Associate / Idinvest Partners

Evan

Evan
Schoenbach

Associate Partner / Mosaic Ventures

Jeff

Jeff
Skinner

Executive Director, DIIE / LBS

Jeff Skinner is Executive Director of the Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at LBS. He teaches on several entrepreneurship courses at the School and leads many of the co-curricular activities supported by the Institute, including all competitions, the London Entrepreneurship Review and the TELL Series.