Our Team

Our Long-term Equity team has extensive private equity and growth investing experience. They share a commitment to demonstrating the benefits of long-term, sustainable private investment for companies and investors.

If you are an established private company, please contact us if you are interested in long-term equity investment

John Bernstein - Partner

John joined Generation in 2018. He heads the Long-term Equity strategy and chairs the Growth Equity Committee. 

John has over 24 years of private equity experience. Previously, John was head of EMEA for General Atlantic, where he was a member of the Global Investment and Executive committees. Prior to that he headed telecoms and technology investing for Advent International.

John serves on the boards of FNZ and Hyperion Insurance Group, chairs the Africa Council of The Nature Conservancy and is on the Board of the NamibRand Nature Reserve in Namibia.

Andrew Given - Operating Partner

Andrew joined Generation in 2019. Previously, Andrew worked in the Resources Group at General Atlantic, performing pre-deal due diligence and supporting portfolio companies with operational improvement initiatives. Prior to General Atlantic, Andrew was a partner at PwC in its deals advisory team. Andrew serves on the board of FNZ and chairs its Audit Committee.

Andrew has a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is a trustee of The Elizabeth Foundation, a charity focusing on helping young deaf children to listen and talk.

Tom Hodges - Director

Tom joined Generation in 2019. Previously, Tom was a Director at Providence Equity Partners, where he spent 11 years focused on late stage growth equity and buyout / majority investing in the technology, media and telecommunications-related sectors across Europe and North America. Prior to Providence, Tom was an analyst in the M&A group at Citigroup in New York.

Tom has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Tom serves on the board of FNZ.

Lucia Rigo - Director

Lucia joined Generation in 2017. Previously, she was a Vice President at General Atlantic where she focused on late-stage growth investing and technology-enabled services businesses across EMEA and North America. Prior to General Atlantic, Lucia was an analyst at UBS Investment Bank in the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors team.

Lucia graduated with honors from Bocconi University with a degree in Business Administration.

Lucia is also a member of the Growth Equity strategy at Generation and serves on the Board of Remitly.

Camilla Warner - Associate


Camilla joined Generation in July 2020, having spent the previous three years at Advent International as part of the European Investment Team. While at Advent, Camilla covered the Healthcare, Business and Financial Services sectors.

Prior to Advent, Camilla spent three years as a strategy consultant with L.E.K. Consulting, focused on strategic and private equity clients.

Camilla is a graduate of Oxford University.