Houda Hamdouch joined HarbourVest in 2019 and focuses on sourcing, reviewing, executing, and monitoring direct co-investments in Europe.
Houda joined the Firm from Virgin Management, Sir Richard Branson’s family office, where she was an investment manager responsible for assessing and monitoring venture and growth capital investments in the Consumer Retail, TMT, and Financial Services sectors. Prior to this, she worked in investment Banking at Goldman Sachs in London, focusing on mergers and acquisitions in the Consumer Retail sector.
Houda received a Master’s degree with a concentration in Corporate Finance and Private Equity from ESSEC Business School. She is a native French speaker and also speaks conversational Arabic and Spanish.