Justine Gordon, based in New York, is active in Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity, Financial Officers, and Technology and Communications practices, with a particular specialization in technology, media, and telecommunications. She has deep experience in private equity and alternative investments.
I enjoy working with both the disrupted and disruptors, bringing strategic insights to my clients in building cultures, teams, and individuals. People are a company’s most valuable assets, and we are in a position to tap their potential.
Before joining Egon Zehnder, Justine was Managing Director for AlpInvest Partners as part of the Carlyle Group, leading the firm’s energy and real assets investing business in secondaries and co-investments. Previously, she served as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners and RREEF Infrastructure, where she led the acquisition of operating and greenfield infrastructure assets in the energy value chain. Justine began her private equity career at Chartwell Investments, a New York-based generalist middle market firm, working with management teams across the consumer and industrial sectors. Before that, she was a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and an investment banker for Morgan Stanley.
Justine earned a BCom in accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce (with Honors) from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and an MPhil in Finance from Cambridge University. She is passionate about her South African heritage and loves running in marathons and exploring the world. In addition, Justine is active in medical philanthropy, working with challenged athletes and helping members of disadvantaged communities gain access to sports and health care. She also invests in new brands and ideas in the health and wellness sectors.