Richard Sanders, 50
Richard Sanders is a partner at Permira, a global private equity firm. Mr. Sanders is a member of Permira’s Executive Committee and Investment Committees for their Flagship and Growth Opportunities funds, the latter as Chairman, and is also the co-head of the technology sector investment team. Mr. Sanders joined Permira in 1999 and has spent most of his career based in London. He relocated to the United States of America between 2007 and 2011 to set up Permira’s office in Menlo Park, California. Mr. Sanders currently serves as a director of Allegro.eu (Poland's largest online marketplace). Prior to joining Permira, Mr. Sanders worked for Morgan Stanley in London in the M&A and High Yield Capital Markets divisions. Mr. Sanders holds an MA in Literae Humaniories (Classics) from Oxford University and an MBA from Stanford University where he was a Fulbright Scholar.