SuperReturn International is part of the Informa Connect Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


Kathleen Bacon Managing Director at HarbourVest Partners


Kathleen Bacon concentrates on managing European and emerging markets primary partnership investments. Kathleen joined HarbourVest in London in 1994 and serves on the advisory boards of a number of private equity partnerships. She is a member of the Firm’s Global Investment Committee, the HarbourVest Europe Investment Committee,  and chairs the ESG Committee. She also serves on the BVCA Council  and is a founder of Level20, an organization where the goal is to attract and retain women in private equity.

Kathleen’s prior experience includes a position with the First National Bank of Boston, where she was responsible for lending to US subsidiaries of UK-owned companies.

Kathleen received a BA in Russian from Dartmouth College in 1986 and an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1993.

Agenda Sessions