Graeme joined DH in 1999 as General Counsel and became Managing Partner in 2015. He is part of the senior management team of the Firm and sits on the main board. Graeme advises on acquisitions, exits, disposals, financings, refinancings and other significant events across the DH portfolio and has significant involvement at all stages of the investment process.
Graeme has worked extensively on the acquisition, management and exits of ATU, LM Wind Power and Priory in Fund III, HellermannTyton, Moeller, SAFT and Tumi in Fund IV and Avanza, Eurofiber, Norit, Quirón and Vue in Fund V as well as being on the boards of a number of companies.
Previously, he was Vice President and Group Senior Counsel of Invensys, a company formed following the merger of engineering conglomerate BTR with Siebe. Before the merger, Graeme was head of BTR’s European legal department and a key player in its successful global divestment and acquisition programme which saw him negotiate nearly 50 transactions. He also worked as a solicitor with Simmons & Simmons and Simpson Curtis (now Pinsent Masons).
Graeme holds a degree in Law (LLB) from Brunel University.