John Bernstein Advisory Director
EMEA London
John Bernstein Advisory Director

John Bernstein is an Advisory Director at General Atlantic, where he works closely with the firm’s investment team and portfolio companies based in the EMEA region. Through 2017, John was Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in EMEA. Before joining General Atlantic in 2008, John served as a Partner at Advent International where he led the European Telecom and Technology investment practice. He is qualified as a barrister in England and Wales.

Current Board Affiliations

Argus Media, Board Member
FNZ, Board Member
MeteoGroup, Board Member

Historical Board Affiliations


Downing College, Cambridge University, M.A., Economics and Law

Community Involvement

The Nature Conservancy, Chairman of the Africa Advisory Council
NamibRand Nature Reserve, Board Member