Alexandra HessPartner, Head of Fundraising & Investor Relations at Cinven
Alex began working in private equity in 1999. She joined Cinven in 2004 and is a Partner of the firm. She is currently the Head of Fundraising and Investor Relations. She has been a member of the firm’s Portfolio Review Committee and is currently a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Operating Committee.
From 1999 to 2004, Alex was at Oak Hill Capital Management in New York and California, initially as an investment professional and latterly with responsibility for investor relations and fundraising. Prior to this, she was a manager at a strategic consulting firm in New York, worked at the World Bank as well as in investment banking and asset management.
Alex holds an AB in Art History from Princeton University, an MA in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and an MPP from Harvard University.
Alex is a Co-Founder of Level 20, an initiative to support women in private equity, and serves as a Trustee for The Photographers’ Gallery.