James Brocklebank co-chairs the global Executive Committee of Advent International, a global private equity investment firm, and is co-head of Advent’s European business. Based in London, he co-chairs the European Investment Committee and is a member of the North America Investment Committee.
He has been at Advent since June 1997. James’ principal sector focus is Business and Financial Services, including Marine Services. He led Advent’s investment in V.Group and sits on the board of the company.
Prior to joining Advent, James worked on international mergers and acquisitions in the London office of investment bank Baring Brothers and its affiliate Dillon, Read & Co. in New York.
James has a MA from Cambridge University and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.