Ellen Garvey-Das


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Ellen Garvey-Das Egon Zehnder, London


Ellen Garvey-Das, based in London, is a leading member of our Global Private Equity Practice Group. She focuses on private equity fund professionals, including investment executives, fundraising and investor relations, and operations professionals, and has completed over 50 such placements. She has advised on assignments for clients in mid-to-large cap buyout funds and sovereign wealth funds, as well as venture capital firms. Ellen also serves as the liaison between several private equity clients and the Egon Zehnder team across geographies and industries.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Ellen worked in the Fundraising and Investor Relations team of the consumer-focused private equity firm Lion Capital. Prior to that, she worked in Lion’s London office on a number of European investments. Ellen started her career in the Direct Investments team at AlpInvest Partners in Amsterdam.

Ellen has an MSc in Economics and an MA in Law from the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. She completed her MBA at INSEAD in Fontainebleau and Singapore.

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Comfort with Paradox

Most CEOs and boards name succession, both for the CEO and for business unit leaders, as their biggest strategic challenge. While this leadership challenge exists for every industry, it is particularly acute in the consumer sector, where many of the successive waves of disruption first hit.

consultant name

Ellen Garvey-Das Egon Zehnder, London