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Vince O'Brien

Chairman at Quest Fund Placement


Vince O’Brien is Chairman of Quest Placement Services and Chairman of the Investment Committee of Nesta Impact Investing. He is a Non-Executive Director of Impax Asset Management Group plc, a leading investor in the resource efficiency sector, and is also an advisor to Montana Capital Partners, the European secondaries fund and 17 Capital, the preferred equity fund investor.

Vince has worked in the private equity industry for nearly 30 years. A former Chairman of the British Venture Capital Association, he served for more than 20 years as a partner with Montagu Private Equity, a mid-market private equity manager with over €5 billion of assets under management. He started his private equity career at Coopers and Lybrand where he assisted management teams in fundraising and venture capital transactions.