Speaker Bios

Raymond Svider

Co-Chairman and Managing Partner, BC Partners

Raymond Svider is the Co-Chairman and a Managing Partner of BC Partners, a large international private equity firm with over $16bn assets under management. He joined the Firm in 1992 and is currently based in New York.

Over the years, Raymond has participated and led investments in a number of sectors including TMT, healthcare, industrials, business services, consumer and retail. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of PetSmart, Chairman of the Board of Accudyne Industries, and also serves on the boards of Intelsat (NYSE "I"), Altice USA and Teneo Global. Raymond previously served as a Director of Office Depot, Multiplan, Unity Media, Neuf Cegetel, Polyconcept, Neopost, Nutreco, UTL and Chantemur.

Raymond is also on the Boards of the Mount Sinai Children's Center Foundation in New York and of the UK Royal Academy America.

Raymond received an MBA from the University of Chicago and an MS in Engineering from both Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications in France.