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George R Anson

Senior Advisor at HarbourVest Partners


George joined HarbourVest Partners (U.K.) Limited in 1990 and focuses on HarbourVest's investment and client service activities in Europe. George has served on numerous advisory committees of European venture capital and buyout funds over the past 25 years. He was also previously a member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee. George is a member of Invest Europe’s LP Platform Council, and is its past Chairman (2013/14). George was an inaugural member of the BVCA LP Committee. He was also a Director for five years (2007-2012) of HarbourVest Global Private Equity Limited (HVPE), a listed investment company that invests in and alongside HarbourVest-managed funds.George's previous experience includes seven years with Pantheon Ventures managing European private equity funds and companies. George received a BA in Finance from the University of Iowa in 1982.