John Bernstein is a partner of Generation Investment Management, the sustainable investment firm. Within this role, he chairs the investment committee of the growth equity business and leads the long term sustainable private equity business. John is on the boards of FNZ and Howden Insurance.
From 2008 to 2017, John was head of General Atlantic in Europe Middle East and Africa. He was also on the global investment committee and executive committee.
Before joining GA, John served as a partner at Advent International, where he led the European telecom and technology investment practice.
John holds an MA in economics and law from Downing College, Cambridge University, and qualified as a barrister. He is a board member of the NamibRand Nature Reserve in Namibia and is actively involved in establishing a new nature reserve in Namibia. John also chairs The Nature Conservancy’s Africa Council.