Mr. Hardy is a Director in our European investment team and an operating partner working across a number of portfolio companies.
Prior to Joining SVP in 2018, Mr. Hardy was with Bain Capital in the European Credit portfolio team, working across corporate equity positions and non-performing loan workouts. From 2009 to 2015, Mr Hardy held several roles with Element Six, the industrial diamond division of De Beers Group of Companies. Initially joining a newly formed Strategy function developing and delivering a group-wide turnaround plan, he then subsequently held global Marketing, Product Management and P&L Management positions across multiple sectors, most recently in oil & gas. From 2006-2009, he was a strategy consultant with L.E.K. Consulting working across various sectors including industrials, energy and transport.
Mr Hardy received an MSci in Physics with First Class Honours from Imperial College London and more recently completed executive leadership programmes at Harvard Business School.
Mr. Hardy is on the Board of Vita Global’s holding companies.