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Top Influencers: 17 UK Senior Managing Director’s To Follow in 2022

Senior Managing Director play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Senior Managing Director role. We have selected these Senior Managing Director’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Senior Managing Director’s. The list is in no particular order!

John Hahn

Senior Managing Director @ Providence Equity Partners

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John Hahn is a managing director based in our London office and leads the firm’s European private equity investment activities. He is a director of Digital Platform İletişim Hizmetleri (Digiturk), Grupo Corporativo ONO and UFO Moviez India (UMI). Prior to joining Providence in 2000, he was a managing director at Morgan Stanley. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he worked with Price Waterhouse and Federal Data Corporation. He received a Master of Business Administration from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Learn more about John Hahn on Crunchbase…

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Karim Tabet

Senior Managing Director @ Providence Equity Partners

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Karim Tabet is a managing director based in our London office. He is currently a director of Digital Platform İletişim Hizmetleri (Digiturk) and Galileo Global Education. Prior to joining Providence in 2002, he was an associate in the principal investment area at Goldman Sachs. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked in mergers and acquisitions at Morgan Stanley. He received a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of École Polytechnique. Learn more about Karim Tabet on Crunchbase…

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Andrew Tisdale

Senior Managing Director @ Providence Equity Partners

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Andrew Tisdale is a managing director based in our London office. Mr. Tisdale is currently a director of Canal Digitaal Satelliet and HSE24. Prior to joining Providence in 2008, Mr. Tisdale was global co-head of the media and communications group and a member of Morgan Stanley’s management committee for investment banking. During his tenure at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Tisdale held various roles within investment banking, including co-head of the media and communications group for North and South America and, subsequently, the same role for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also led Morgan Stanley’s investment banking activities in Brazil. Mr. Tisdale received a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina and a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University. Learn more about Andrew Tisdale on Crunchbase…

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Johan Kampe

Senior Managing Director @ Claret Capital Partners

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Johan Kampe is a Senior Managing Director and together with David Bateman co-head of the Harbert European Growth Capital Fund (HEGCF). Johan has more than 15 years of experience in technology lending and financing. Prior to joining HMC in January 2013, he and David co-founded Benefide, a firm focused on originating specialty debt transactions on a deal-by-deal basis, closing eight transactions over an 18 month period. From 2005-2011 Johan was with ETV Capital, one of the leading providers of European growth loans at the time, where he was responsible for originating investments and was an alternate company’s investment committee. Prior to joining ETV, Johan was with Silicon Valley Bank, and co-founded the European subsidiary of the bank, SVB Europe Advisors, funding technology and growth businesses and backing VC funds. Prior to that, Johan worked with a startup company and various financial institutions, including Prudential and American Express. Johan earned BA in Finance and International Business from San Jose State University (Cum Laude). Learn more about Johan Kampe on Crunchbase…

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Benoit Valentin

Senior Managing Director EMEA, and Head of Private Equity Fund Investments @ Temasek Holdings

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Adam Hain

Senior Managing Director @ Macquarie Bank

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Adam has over 20 years of investment banking experience and is responsible for coverage of EMEA clients in the infrastructure and utility sectors including all infrastructure funds, sovereign wealth funds and major institutions. Additionally, he’s now responsible for coverage of Financial Sponsors across Europe. Prior to this, Adam was head of the European Industrials and Financial Services Advisory Group in EMEA. Learn more about Adam Hain on Crunchbase…

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Lionel Assant

Senior Managing Director @ Blackstone Group

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Lionel Assant is Senior Managing Director and European Head of Private Equity for Blackstone, based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2003, Lionel Assant has been involved in various European investments and investment opportunities. Before joining Blackstone, Lionel Assant worked for seven years at Goldman Sachs in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Asset Management and Private Equity divisions. Lionel Assant graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique with a Master’s degree in Economics. He serves as a Director of Tangerine, Intertrust and Alliance Automotive Group. Lionel Assant served on the boards of Gerresheimer, Mivisa and United Biscuits. He is also a Trustee of Impetus-PEF, a charitable foundation which provides resources to improve the lives of children and young people living in poverty. Learn more about Lionel Assant on Crunchbase…

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Sandy Purcell

Senior Managing Director @ Houlihan Lokey

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Sandy Purcell is the Board Member at AudioEye. Learn more about Sandy Purcell on Crunchbase…

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Markus A. Federle

Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Head of Group Compliance @ Samena Capital

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Markus Federle is the General Counsel and Head of Group Compliance of Samena Capital and a Senior Managing Director of Samena Capital Investments Limited in Dubai. He has more than 19 years of experience advising investors on M&A, private equity and other complex transactions in equity, debt and real estate. Prior to joining Samena Capital, Dr Federle was a Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Fairsky Group, a Swiss and London based group advising funds and investors in alternative strategies. Previously, Dr Federle was a Co-Founder, Partner and General Counsel of ESO Capital Group, a US$500 million investment manager focusing on illiquid special situations investments throughout Europe. Prior to this, Dr Federle was a partner at the international law firms Dewey Ballantine and Norton Rose where he specialised in transactional work for private equity and hedge funds. He started his career as an associate at the German law firm Hengeler Mueller in Frankfurt. Dr Federle holds a JD and PhD (Dr iur) from the University of Freiburg i.Br. (German Academic Foundation Fellow), a Licence en Droit from the Université D’Aix-Marseille, and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of California at Los Angeles (Fulbright Fellow). He is also qualified as a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). Learn more about Markus A. Federle on Crunchbase…

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Peter Lacy

Senior Managing Director -Global Sustainability Practice Lead; Europe Strategy Practice Lead @ Accenture

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Peter Lacy is managing director for Growth, Strategy and Sustainability within Accenture Strategy and is part of its Leadership Team. He is also a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Council, and leads Accenture’s relationship with the World Economic Forum and the Digital Transformation of Industries program. His role focuses on strategy development, offering development, innovation centers and mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Mr. Lacy is a world authority on sustainability in areas such as circular economy, stakeholder management and trust issues in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, mining, energy and consumer goods. He works with the CEOs and senior management of a range of Fortune 500 companies, including the United Nations, the European Union and public sector organizations. He specializes in growth and strategy, with a strong focus on environmental, social, governance and ethics issues. Prior to consulting he spent several years working in the dotcom industry. Learn more about Peter Lacy on Crunchbase…

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Alex Stirling

Senior Managing Director @ Centerbridge Partners LP

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Alex joined Centerbridge in 2017 and is responsible for private equity investments across Europe. Prior to joining Centerbridge, Alex spent 17 years working in private equity. Most recently he was a Managing Director at the Carlyle Group in the European Buyout team, advising on business services and consumer sectors in UK and Northern Europe. Previously, Alex worked as an Investment Director with Texas Pacific Group and Apax Partners. Alex began his career with Bain & Company where he advised corporate and Private Equity Clients on strategy, restructuring and M&A across Europe. Learn more about Alex Stirling on Crunchbase…

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Chris Shaw

Senior Managing Director and Head of European Investment Banking @ Marathon Capital

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David Bateman

Senior Managing Director @ Claret Capital Partners

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David Bateman is a Senior Managing Director and together with Johan Kampe co-head of the Harbert European Growth Capital Fund (HEGCF). David has more than 10 years of experience in technology lending and financing. Prior to joining HMC in January 2013, he and Johan co-founded Benefide, a firm focused on originating specialty debt transactions on a deal-by-deal basis, closing eight transactions over an 18 month period. From 2002-2011 David was with ETV Capital, one of the leading providers of European growth loans at the time, where he was responsible for originating investments and served on the Board of the company. Prior to ETV David worked at Broadview International, where he spent 7 years originating and executing technology M&A and financing transactions. David earned a BA at Trinity College Dublin, a Diplomkaufmann from EAP-ESCP and a Masters in Finance at the London Business School. Learn more about David Bateman on Crunchbase…

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Jonathan Mussellwhite

Senior Managing Director and Head of Europe @ OMERS Private Equity

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Jonathan Mussellwhite serves as a Managing Director at OMERS Private Equity. Learn more about Jonathan Mussellwhite on Crunchbase…

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Karim Tabet

Senior Managing Director @ Providence Equity Partners

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Karim Tabet is a managing director based in our London office. he is currently a director of Bitė and Galileo Global Education. Previous boards include Digiturk (Turkey), Com Hem (Sweden), Casema (Netherlands) and Crown Media International. Prior to joining Providence in 2002, he was an associate in the principal investment area at Goldman Sachs. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked in mergers and acquisitions at Morgan Stanley. He received a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of École Polytechnique. Learn more about Karim Tabet on Crunchbase…

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Alex Deane

Senior Managing Director (Partner) Strategic Communications, Head of Public Affairs UK @ FTI Consulting

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Alex Deane is a Senior Managing Director (Partner) Strategic Communications, Head of Public Affairs UK at FTI Consulting. Learn more about Alex Deane on Crunchbase…

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Janusz Heath

Senior Managing Director @ Capital Dynamics

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Janusz is a Managing Director, Head of Investment Management Emerging Markets, a member of the board of directors of CD Holdings, Compliance & Conflicts Committee and the Private Equity Investment Committee. He has over 30 years of private equity, corporate finance, and industry experience. Prior to joining us, Janusz was head of Central and Eastern European private equity at Allianz Specialized Investments (formerly Dresdner Kleinwort Capital), having previously been deputy chairman and managing director of PTP-Kleinwort Benson. He has also been chief executive of a UK public company and was a member of the Wilton Park Advisory Council (a Foreign and Commonwealth Office agency). Janusz is a non-executive director and trustee of Computer Aid International (a UK-based charity) and is a past Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He holds an MBA from the University of Aston. Learn more about Janusz Heath on Crunchbase…

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