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private equity firm executive

Guy Hands, British private equity firm executive. Named a Global Leader of Tomorrow, World Economic Forum, 2000; Bancroft fellow, Mansfield College, Oxford. President Access for Excellence campaign Mansfield College, Oxford University; member University Oxford Chancellor's Court Benefactors; Fellow: Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, Mansfield College.

Background

Hands, Guy was born on August 27, 1959 in England. Son of Christopher and Sally Hands.

Education

Master of Arts, Mansfield College, Oxford University.

Career

Head of Eurobond trading Goldman Sachs International, 1982—1994, head of global asset structuring group. Founder, Principal Finance Grp. Nomura International plc, 1994—2002.

Founder Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd., London, 2002, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 2002—2009, chairman, chief investment officer, since 2009. Chairman Electric and Music Industries Music, since 2007. Co-owner Hand Picked Hotels, since 2003.

Membership

President Access for Excellence campaign Mansfield College, Oxford University. Member University Oxford Chancellor's Court Benefactors. Fellow: Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, Mansfield College.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, gardening.

Connections

Married Julia Caroline Ablethorpe. 4 children.

father:
Christopher Hands

mother:
Sally Hands

spouse:
Julia Caroline Ablethorpe