Joanna Kirby

Managing Director, London

Joanna has responsibility for overseeing client relationships, providing advice around private market investments and developing bespoke programmes.

Prior to joining Ormonde in 2021, Joanna was Managing Director at Time Partners, a specialist advisory firm focusing on private markets.  At Time Partners, Joanna developed and led the investment advisory practice, building customised private markets programmes for investors, primarily major families.  Within private markets, Joanna’s main areas of expertise are in private equity, private credit, ESG and impact investing, across Europe, North America and Asia.  Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in investment banking and private equity, Joanna takes a portfolio construction approach to help clients achieve their investment objectives.

Joanna began her career within Equity Capital Markets at HSBC Investment Bank, then NM Rothschild, working on EMEA privatisations and corporate capital raisings.  In 2002, Joanna moved into private equity, joining Advent International, one of the leading global private equity managers.  There she was a Director in the Fundraising & IR team, with particular responsibility for developing the European investor base.

Joanna received a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol.

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