Jonathan Dean

Head of Fund Management

Jonathan is Head of Fund Management at AXA IM Alts across the Impact Investing and purpose-driven private equity platform. He leads the platform which covers multiple impact themes including: Global Health, Financial Inclusion, Climate Innovation and Nature-Based Solutions. Jonathan has deep experience across the full private market asset spectrum, particularly private equity, private debt and real assets. He is a voting Investment Committee member, and has overseen each of the 60+ transactions executed since the inception of the platform in 2012. This includes leading AXA IM’s 1st investment into global health in 2013, and has since spearheaded the development of the strategy as a key component of the investment platform.

Jonathan launched, and has since been instrumental in, developing the AXA IM Alts impact and private equity strategy and also plays an active role in the Board and governance of several portfolio companies globally including for GHIF where he has been Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee since 2016. Jonathan’s career has been focused on investing in Alternatives, prior to joining AXA IM in 2009 he was in UBS Global Asset Management’s Derivatives team.

Jonathan holds both a BSc Hons in Management and Geography, and a Diploma in Professional Studies from Loughborough University where he specialised in Sustainable Development. He is qualified in Six Sigma having attained the Level 2 Green Belt certification; holds the Investment Management Certificate and was previously recognised by Private Equity International in their Future 40 Dealmaker list.