Julian is a London-based Partner, and will lead the Firm's activities in the UK. He will be a member of the Investment Committee and member of the Board. Prior to this, he spent 15 years at Doughty Hanson in London, where he headed up the UK Private Equity team. He was a member of the Doughty Hanson Investment Committee from 2006 until 2015 where he worked on a number of significant investments including Dunlop Standard Aerospace, Balta in Belgium, Moeller in Germany and UK-based VUE Entertainment which was exited in 2013 after the implementation of a successful pan-European buy and build strategy. Julian has extensive Board experience across Europe and has chaired a number of the investments in which he was active. Before joining Doughty Hanson, Julian spent six years at British Airways in a number of general management roles. Julian has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages from the University of Durham and an MBA from INSEAD.