General Atlantic Team
Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.
Vice President, Funds Counsel New York
Kyndra Adair ×
Kyndra Adair is a Vice President and Funds Counsel at General Atlantic. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Kyndra was a Vice President, Legal & Compliance at BlackRock, Inc. where she advised on a broad range of global private funds, including private credit funds, hedge funds, funds-of-funds, and other opportunistic private funds. Prior to that, she was an Associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, in the Private Funds group. Kyndra started her legal career as a Business Law Associate at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she focused on private equity M&A and growth equity transactions and structuring.
Vice President Jakarta
Iman Adiwibowo ×
Iman Adiwibowo is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across Southeast Asia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Iman was an Investment Professional at Baring Private Equity Asia in Jakarta and Singapore. Prior to that, he was Senior Investment Officer at Saratoga Capital.
Managing Director New York
Eli Aheto ×
Eli Aheto is a Managing Director on the BeyondNetZero team. Before joining BeyondNetZero, Aheto led investments in renewable energy, mobility and agricultural technology at Virgo Investment Group. Aheto began his career at Goldman Sachs and General Atlantic before joining Anchorage Capital Group to lead the firm’s energy investments.
Melis Kahya Akar
Head of Consumer for EMEA London
Melis Kahya Akar ×
Melis Kahya Akar is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and leads the firm’s Consumer investments across EMEA, in addition to focusing on investments in Turkey. Before joining General Atlantic in New York in 2015, Melis was a Vice President at TSG Consumer Partners where she focused on investments in the Retail and Consumer sectors. Previously, she was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division at J.P. Morgan where she concentrated on the consumer and retail sectors.
Senior Associate Munich
Christopher Apfel ×
Christopher Apfel is a Senior Associate at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Christopher was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company.
Mary Armstrong ×
Mary Armstrong is the Global Head of Marketing & Communications at General Atlantic. She also serves on the firm’s Operating Committee and helps direct the firm’s philanthropic activities as a Board member of the GA Foundation. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Mary was the Director of Communications, Americas at Warburg Pincus, where she also served on the Environment, Social and Governance Committee. Before that, she was a Director at Brunswick Group, an global advisory firm specializing in business critical issues, where she worked in the New York, Shanghai, and San Francisco offices.
Operating Director New York
Asel Ashergold ×
Asel Ashergold is an Operating Director and focuses on the Human Capital efforts for the firm’s global portfolio companies. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Asel was an Engagement Manager at Heidrick & Struggles, where she worked with technology companies on C-level placements. Prior to that, Asel was a Consultant at Hobbs & Towne and an Analyst at Korn Ferry.
Analyst New York
Vice President, Head of Infrastructure New York
Brett Aukburg ×
Brett Aukburg is the Head of Infrastructure at General Atlantic and a member of the Global Information Technology management team. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Brett was the Chief Technology Officer at Citihub Consulting. Prior to that, he was Head of Technology and Governance at Brandywine Global Investment Management and Technology Manager at Bridgewater Associates, LP.
Operating Senior Associate New York
John Bailey ×
John Bailey is an Operating Senior Associate at General Atlantic in the General Atlantic Growth Acceleration Group. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, John was a Consultant at Simon-Kucher & Partners where he worked with consumer, technology, and private equity companies to develop top line growth strategies focused on pricing, packaging, and product development.
Ajay Banga ×
Ajay is Vice Chairman at General Atlantic. A global leader in technology, data, financial services and innovating for inclusion, he spent 11 years as Mastercard’s President and Chief Executive Officer before becoming the company’s Executive Chairman. Over the course of his career, he has served as an advisor to governments, companies and organizations of all kinds, advocating for partnership and systems that deliver on profit and purpose.
Vice President New York
Jennifer Barsky ×
Jennifer Barsky is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Consumer sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Jennifer was a Vice President at North Castle Partners. Jennifer started her career in the Consumer Retail Group at Goldman Sachs.
Principal New York
Alexa Bartlett ×
Alexa Bartlett is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Consumer sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Lexie worked at Warburg Pincus and Bain Capital where she focused primarily on consumer and healthcare investments. Lexie started her career in the Private Equity Group at Goldman Sachs.
Managing Director New York
Anish Batlaw ×
Anish Batlaw is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and leads the firm’s Human Capital efforts (people, pay, and performance) in support of its global portfolio companies. His responsibilities include development of General Atlantic’s talent network, assessment and development of management teams, executive compensation, governance structures, and providing strategic Human Capital counsel to the firm and its portfolio companies.
Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2015, Anish worked at TPG Capital as an Operating Partner and Head of Human Capital for Asia. Prior to TPG, he was with Novartis in various leadership positions, including VP & Head of HR for Pharmaceuticals, U.S., and Europe, and as Head of Corporate Talent Management. He also worked at Microsoft as General Manager of HR in Redmond, Washington. Early in his career, Anish worked at PepsiCo, in various markets such as the U.S., India, China, and Vietnam.
Analyst, Portfolio Management New York
Grant Baumer ×
Grant Baumer is an Analyst at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s portfolio management process. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Grant was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte where he worked on strategy & analytics across technology in healthcare.
Tax and Family Office Stamford
David Bauer ×
David Bauer is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on personal tax planning as part of the firm’s Tax and Family Office team. Before joining General Atlantic in 2007, David was with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Manager in its Personal Financial Services practice, focusing on high net worth individuals. David is a Certified Public Accountant.