Sasha van de Water

Managing Partner, Keyhaven Capital


Sasha is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Keyhaven Capital Partners, an independent London-based private equity investment firm focused on small-cap European businesses. She is responsible for primary and secondary partnership investing as well as direct and co-investments.

Sasha began her career in private equity in 1993. Prior to founding Keyhaven in 2003, she was a Managing Director at AXA Investment Managers where she established the European private equity fund of funds program. She has previously worked with an affiliate of BT Alex Brown advising on alternative investments and as a consultant for Cambridge Associates in their London and Boston offices.

Sasha received a BA cum laude from Wellesley College. She is fluent in Dutch and English, and speaks conversational Italian, Spanish and Arabic. She is an active cyclist, a bookworm with a particular interest in history, and avid collector of contemporary art from the Middle East.