General Atlantic Team
Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.
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.
Vice President London
Aparna Aiyar ×
Aparna Aiyar is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the Consumer sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2017, Aparna worked for TSG Consumer Partners as a Senior Associate and UBS as an Analyst, Global Consumer Products & Retail Group.
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.
Analyst New York
Christopher Apfel ×
Christopher Apfel is an 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 Associate New York
John Bailey ×
John Bailey is an Operating 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.
Vice President New York
Alexa Bartlett ×
Alexa Bartlett is a Vice President 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.
Operating Partner New York
Anish Batlaw ×
Anish Batlaw is an Operating Partner 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.
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.
Alex Baungaard ×
Alex Baungaard is an Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Consumer sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2021, Alex was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Group at J.P. Morgan. Prior to that, Alex was an Analyst at Polaris Private Equity.
Senior Advisor New York
Cathy Beaudoin ×
Cathy Beaudoin is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies. Before joining General Atlantic in 2017, Cathy served as President of Amazon Fashion for eight years. During this time, she brought hundreds of reputable brands to Amazon, led Amazon’s 2012 sponsorship of the Met Ball, the opening of Amazon’s 40,000-square-foot photo studio in Williamsburg, New York, and a multi-year partnership with The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to sponsor New York Fashion Week: Men’s. Prior to Amazon, she served as General Manager of Gap’s Piperlime, the e-commerce shoe platform she founded in 2005. While at Gap, she held a number of senior marketing positions across the company’s Old Navy and Banana Republic brands. Cathy began her career at Ogilvy One Worldwide.
Operating Director New York
Lindsay Bedard ×
Lindsay Bedard is an Operating Director at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s Human Capital efforts. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Lindsay was a Director in the consumer technology practice at SPMB, an executive search firm. Prior to that, she was an Account Manager and Recruiter at ADVANTIS Global Inc.