Humphrey Battcock was previously co-head of Europe and on the executive committee of Advent International which he joined in 1994. Advent International is one of the world’s leading private equity firms with operations in 10 countries. During his tenure, the firm increased its assets under management from £200 million to £30 billion. Prior to Advent, Humphrey was at Trinity Capital Partners, a UK-focused, technology venture capital firm.
Humphrey is a chartered accountant, with an MBA from London Business School and a Physics degree from Cambridge University.
Humphrey is a member of the Cambridge University Campaign Board and the Downing College Investment Committee. He is a trustee of the Woodland Trust and the Institute for Research in Schools and Sadler’s Wells.