Helen SteersPartner at Pantheon
Helen Steers, Partner, 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 in 2004 from Russell Investments in Paris where she was Managing Director with overall responsibility for private equity in Europe. Prior to joining Russell in 1999, Helen spent five years as Director, European Private Equity with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. From 1989 to 1994, Helen was a senior investment manager at the Business Development Bank of Canada in Montréal. 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. Helen is a Past Chair and Council member of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA). She has also served on the Board and LP Council of Invest Europe. Helen is a co-founder and Board member of Level 20, a non-profit making organization 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.