General Atlantic Team
Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.
Global Head of Healthcare New York
Robbert Vorhoff ×
Robbert Vorhoff is a Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Healthcare sector. He also serves on the firm’s Management Committee. Before joining the firm in 2003, Robb worked at Greenhill & Co., first in the mergers and acquisitions and restructuring advisory group, then in the private equity group, Greenhill Capital Partners.
Managing Director New York
Justin Sunshine ×
Justin Sunshine is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s Healthcare sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Justin was a Managing Director at The Blackstone Group where he focused on investments across the healthcare industry and worked in both the New York and London offices. He began his career at Accenture as a Consultant in the firm’s Strategy Practice.
Head of Latin America New York, São Paulo
Martín Escobari ×
Martín Escobari is Co-President, Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in Latin America. Martín is Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee and also serves on the Management and Portfolio Committees.
Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Martín was a Managing Director at Advent International where he focused on the financial services sector. Prior to that, he was Co-Founder and CFO of Submarino.com, a leading Brazilian online retailer that went public on the Bovespa and was sold to Lojas Americanas in 2006. Martin started his career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.
Head of India & Southeast Asia Mumbai
Sandeep Naik ×
Sandeep Naik is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in India & Southeast Asia. He is also a member of the firm’s Management and Portfolio Committees. Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Sandeep served as a Partner and Co-Head of India for Apax, leading investments in the healthcare, financial and business services, and retail and consumer sectors. Earlier in his career, he was Global Marketing Manager at Medtronic Inc., a scientist at Mayo Clinic, and a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. He is also the Co-Founder of InfraScan Inc., a medical device business focused on detecting bleeding inside the brain using a handheld device. Sandeep was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and has served on the Global Agenda Council of New Order of Economic Thinking.
Head of Munich Munich
Joern Nikolay ×
Joern Nikolay is a Managing Director and leads General Atlantic’s business in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland as part of the EMEA team. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2008, Joern was an Associate at TA Associates in London. Before that, he was a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company in Düsseldorf, and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt.
Operating Partner New York
Rob Perez ×
Rob Perez is an Operating Partner and part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment team and portfolio companies with a particular focus on the biopharma and life sciences sectors. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, he was Managing Director of Vineyard Sound Advisors, LLC, an advisory practice focused on growth companies in the biopharma industry. Prior to that, Rob was President and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. before its sale to Merck in 2015. Before joining Cubist in 2003, he served as Vice President of Biogen, Inc.’s CNS Business Unit.
Managing Director Mumbai
Shantanu Rastogi ×
Shantanu Rastogi is a Managing Director and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services, Healthcare, and Consumer sectors in the India & Asia-Pacific region. He rejoined General Atlantic in 2013 after working at the firm from 2005 to 2007. Previously, Shantanu was a Principal at Apax Partners, and prior to that, he was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company.
Head of Healthcare for China Hong Kong
Lefei Sun ×
Lefei Sun is a Managing Director and Head of Healthcare for General Atlantic’s China region. Before joining the firm in 2018, Lefei was the Founding Partner of Huatai Healthcare Investment Fund. Prior to that, Lefei held various investment roles at Hony Capital, Credit Suisse, OrbiMed, Orchid Asia and a consultant role at McKinsey and Company, all in the healthcare sector.
Head of China Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai
Eric Zhang ×
Eric Zhang is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in China. Before joining the firm in 2016, Eric was a Global Partner and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group from 2006 to 2016 where he focused on investments in Asia. Previously, he was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong, and prior to that, he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division at China International Capital Corporation Limited in Beijing.
Principal São Paulo
Rodrigo Catunda ×
Rodrigo Catunda is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across various sectors in Latin America. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2011, Rodrigo was an Investment Banking Associate at J.P. Morgan in São Paulo and New York, focused on Latin America.
Head of Mexico Office Mexico City
Luis Cervantes ×
Luis Cervantes is a Principal and leads General Atlantic’s Mexico City office, focusing on the firm’s growth investments in Mexico and across Latin America. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2013, Luis was an Associate at Advent International where he concentrated on investments across sectors in Latin America. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at UBS in the Latin American group based in Mexico City. Luis also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Universidad Iberoamericana.
Christian Figge ×
Christian Figge is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2012, Christian was a Research Assistant at the Technical University of Munich with a focus on empirical entrepreneurial finance topics. Before that, he worked at BC Partners and L.E.K. Consulting where he concentrated on the business services, healthcare, and industrial sectors.
Vice President New York
Alexia Cesar ×
Alexia Cesar is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Healthcare sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, Alexia oversaw the Medicaid Managed Care program at Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Prior to that Alexia was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in the Healthcare Practice, where she served clients in the government, pharmaceutical, payor and provider sectors.
Vice President New York
Fletcher Gregory ×
Fletcher Gregory is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the Healthcare sector. Before joining General Atlantic, Fletcher was a Director at Bridge Growth Partners and an Associate at New Mountain Capital, where he covered investments in the healthcare, technology, financial services, and business services sectors. Fletcher began his career at Morgan Stanley in the Healthcare Group.
Vice President New York
John LaDien ×
John LaDien is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Healthcare sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2014, John was an Analyst at Lazard in New York focusing on M&A.
Vice President New York
Peter Lafer ×
Peter Lafer is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on life sciences investments in the firm’s global Healthcare 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.