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Helen Steers

Partner, Head of European Investment Team at Pantheon


Helen Steers, Partner, joined Pantheon in 2004 and has 28 years of private equity experience. Helen leads Pantheon’s European primary investment activity and chairs the European Investment Committee. She is also a member of the International Investment Committee and the Co-investment Committee. Helen joined Pantheon from Russell Investments in Paris where she was Managing Director with overall responsibility for private equity in Europe. Helen received a BA and an MA in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. In addition to her responsibilities at Pantheon, Helen is the current Chair of the British Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (BVCA) and is involved with Invest Europe, where she sits on the Board, and is until June 2017, the Chair of its Limited Partners Platform Council. Helen is also a co-founder of Level 20, a non-profit making organisation that has been set up to encourage women to succeed in the private equity industry. Helen is bilingual in English and French. Helen is based in London.

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