Peter Lafer

Vice President

REGION United States


Peter Lafer is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Life Sciences sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2018, Peter was a Principal at Essex Woodlands, a healthcare-focused growth equity firm. Peter began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan in the Healthcare Group.

Current Board Affiliations

Ginkgo Bioworks, Board Observer
Motif FoodWorks, Board Observer
Allonnia, Board Member

Historical Board Affiliations

Suneva Medical, Board Observer
Venus Concept, Board Observer


Duke University, B.A., Classical Studies
Stanford Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.

Community Involvement

Planned Parenthood of New York City, Board Member