Alexandra Hess

Partner, Cinven


Alex began working in private equity in 1999. She joined Cinven in 2004 and is a Partner of the firm. She is currently the Head of Fundraising and Investor Relations and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

From 1999 to 2004, Alex was at Oak Hill Capital Management in New York and California, initially as an investment professional. Prior to this, she was a manager at a strategic consulting firm in New York, worked at the World Bank as well as in investment banking and asset management.

Alex holds an AB in Art History from Princeton University, an MA in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and an MPP from Harvard University.

Alex serves as a Trustee for The Photographers’ Gallery as well as on the Photography Acquisition Committee for Tate. She is passionate about her family, friends and the arts (in that order).