Gillian is the Executive Assistant to the Kennet London team.

Gill began her career at the Bank of England in 1996. She has since worked for a number of Financial Institutions and Insurance groups, including HSBC, Credit Suisse and Beazley Group. She is now a Partner at SmartPA, who offer bespoke business support to clients.

Anila is the Operations and Investor Relations Manager at Kennet.

Anila is responsible for fundraising efforts, office operations and administrative support across all activities of the firm.

Previously, Anila was an Executive Assistant at KKR in the Credit & Markets team and an Executive Assistant/ Junior Accountant at Kennet before transitioning into her current role.

Anila holds a B.A. Honours in Journalism from the University for the Creative Arts and a Foundation Certificate in Accounting (AAT).

Jamie is an Associate at Kennet. He is responsible for sourcing and analysing growth opportunities.

Jamie joined as an intern in 2021 and has since returned to Kennet as a permanent member of the deal team.

Jamie also holds a B.A. in Biomedical Sciences from Oxford University.

Edward is the Finance Manager at Kennet. He is responsible for management group finance, as well as group and fund administration.

Before joining Kennet, Edward worked as a Chartered Accountant at Dixon Wilson in London.

Edward also holds an BSc degree in Economics from the University of Birmingham.

Michael Chan, who is known as ‘Chan’, is the Financial Controller at Kennet, working on all aspects of both fund and management group finance and reporting, as well as providing ad-hoc transactional support.

Before joining Kennet, he was a Associate Vice President within the Fund Management team at The Carlyle Group in London.

Chan began his career with PwC where he gained experience in both Valuations and Assurance.

Chan is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) and holds a BSc in Business Administration and Mathematics.

Cillian is a Director at Kennet Partners covering the UK and Europe. 

Cillian has a decade of experience investing and advising technology companies across Europe and the US. His exited deals include Caption Health (acquired by GE Healthcare), Swrve (acquired by MessageGears), Nuvia (acquired by Qualcomm), Atlantic Therapeutics (acquired by Caldera Medical), Semsysco (acquired by Lam Research) and Decawave (acquired by Qorvo).

Cillian currently leads Kennet portfolio companies Screendragon (work management platform for marketing teams), Grip (event management software) and ABA English (English language learning software). He also sits on the board of eStoremedia (eCommerce analytics platform), Fluid Topics (content delivery platform) and Scoro (professional services automation platform).

Before Kennet, Cillian was an Investor at Atlantic Bridge where he focused on Enterprise SaaS and Deep Tech investments across US, China and Europe and was an Associate at IBI Corporate Finance (now DC Advisory) where he focused on Financial Services and Technology M&A.

Cillian is a CFA Charter holder and received a First-Class Honours BSc in Economics & Finance from University College Dublin.