Alex Barker joined HarbourVest in 2010 and focuses on European and emerging markets venture capital and buyout partnership investments.
He joined the team from Hermes GPE where he was responsible for evaluating European primary and co-investments. Prior to that, Alex spent six years at Gartmore Private Equity working on European primary and co-investments. Before joining Gartmore, Alex had previously worked in equity research at DLJ and Credit Suisse focusing on the banking sector.
He received a BA (with honors) from Oxford University in 2000.