Jean-Philippe Burcklen

deputy director equity investments, European Investment Fund

Jean-Philippe is Deputy Director, Equity Investments at the European Investment Fund (EIF), overseeing the Lower Mid-Market Investments activity and portfolio. He manages a team of 32 professionals, expected to commit €1.9bn during 2017. Jean-Philippe’s responsibilities cover Investments in European Private Equity and Private Debt (Hybrid and Senior) funds, as well as Liquid assets (Co-Investments alongside portfolio funds and Secondary buy side). On top of the main mandates managed by EIF on behalf of EIB, EC and Member States, his team has been particularly instrumental in deploying EIF’s funds-of-funds initiatives in the Baltics, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. Jean-Philippe joined the EIF in 2000, and has to date amassed 22 years fund-of-funds and private equity experience.