Ellen Garvey-Das, based in London, is a leading member of Egon Zehnder’s global Private Equity Practice. She advises clients across the spectrum, from VCs to mid-to-large cap buyout funds, sovereign wealth funds, and private markets platforms.
Having been a PE investor myself, I have a comprehensive understanding of the investment process and how crucial the people aspect herein is. I really enjoy getting under the skin of my clients and candidates and finding the best solution for both.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Ellen was a private equity professional. She joined Egon Zehnder from Lion Capital , a consumer-focused private equity firm, where she was a Principal in the deal team for several years before moving over to the fundraising and investor relations team. Ellen started her career on the direct investment team of AlpInvest Partners in Amsterdam.
Ellen holds an MSc in economics and an MA in law from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She completed her MBA at INSEAD in Singapore and Fontainebleau, France.
Alongside her work, Ellen is an advisor to Level 20’s mentoring program. Level 20 is an organization that promotes women in the private equity sector.