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Alan MacKay is a founding Partner at Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital, a healthcare specialist private equity firm based in London. He has been a private equity investor for more than 25 years in roles including Senior Partner and Global Head of Healthcare at the private equity firm 3i Group plc. He was appointed to the board of 3i plc in 1993 and led its global healthcare activity until 2010.

Alan has served on the boards of a number of healthcare companies, including most recently US based Phibro Animal Health Corporation which completed a successful initial public offering (IPO) in April 2014 and currently also UK based Translational Pharmaceutics specialist Quotient Clinical Limited. He served as CEO and Chairman of the Investment Committee at Hermes GPE and currently serves on the Investment Committee of the British Business Bank’s Angel Co-Investment Fund, both active co-investors in high growth healthcare companies.

Alan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law, an MSc in Enterprise and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD. He is currently Chairman of the BVCA and previously chaired its Responsible Investment Advisory Board.

Below you can view who has a past Chairman of the BVCA since 1983.

 

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Alan MacKay

 


BVCA Chairman 2016
Executive Partner and Founder GHO Capital

Year
2016

Alan MacKay

BVCA Chairman 2016, Executive Partner and Founder GHO Capital


2015

Rob Lucas

Managing Partner, CVC Capital Partners

2014

Tim Farazmand

Managing Director, LDC


2013

Simon Clark

Managing Partner, Fidelity Growth Partners Europe

2012

Robert Easton

Managing Director and Co-Head, Carlyle Europe Technology Partners


2011

Richard Anton

Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners


2010

Hugh Lenon

Managing Partner, Phoenix Equity Partners


2009

Simon Havers

CEO, Baird Capital


2008

Jeremy Hand

Managing Partner, Lyceum Capital


2007

Wol Kolade

Managing Partner, Livingbridge


2006

Rod Selkirk

Chief Executive, Hermes Private Equity


2005

Vince O'Brien

Director, Montagu Private Equity Ltd


2004

Anne Glover

Co-founder and Chief Executive, Amadeus Capital Partners


2003

Richard Green

Managing Partner, August Equity


2002

Michael Queen

Finance Director, 3i


2001

Edmund Truell

Chief Executive of Pension Corporation and founder, Duke Street


2000

David Thorp

Director, ISIS Private Equity


1999

James Nelson

Non-Executive Director, Intermediate Capital Group

1998

Clive Sherling

Former Chairman, Football Licensing Authority


1997

Norman Murray

Chairman, Cairn Energy

1996

David Quysner

Non-Executive Director, Private Equity Investor


1995

Andrew Joy

Partner, Cinven


1994

Brian Larcombe

Non-Executive Director, Gallaher Group

1993

Ron Hollidge

Chairman, Kleinwort Capital Trust

1992

Robert Drummond

Chairman, Acta

1991

Adrian Beecroft

Partner and former Chief Investment Officer, Apax Partners

1990

Michael Denny

Executive Chairman, Northern Venture Managers Limited

1989

Richard Hargreaves

Chairman, SPDG Technologies


1988

John Nash

Chairman, Care UK


1987

Lionel Anthony

Non-Executive Director, Ariadne Capital  


1986

Colin Clive

Non-Executive Director, Thompson Clive Investment

1985

Sir Ronald Cohen

Founder, Apax Partners

1984

Tony Lorenz

Managing Partner, ECI

1983

Sir David Cooksey

Director, Bank of England, Former Governor, Wellcome Trust

Year
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