The HarbourVest London Team

George Anson

Senior Advisor


About George

George joined HarbourVest Partners (U.K.) Limited in 1990 with a focus on HarbourVest’s investment and client service activities in Europe. In July 2017, George became a Senior Advisor. George has served on numerous advisory committees of European venture capital and buyout funds over the past 25 years. George is a member of Invest Europe‚Äôs LP Platform Council, and is its past Chairman (2013/14). George was an inaugural member of the BVCA LP Committee. He was also a Director for five years (2007-2012) of HarbourVest Global Private Equity Limited (HVPE), a listed investment company that invests in and alongside HarbourVest-managed funds.

George’s previous experience includes seven years with Pantheon Ventures managing European private equity funds and companies.

A UK citizen, he was born in Canada and educated in the US. George received a BA in Finance from the University of Iowa in 1982.