Our People

At Cinven, we operate as a single international team organised by industry sector and region. Our multi-national, multi-lingual investment team is one of the most experienced and stable in the private equity industry.

Vanessa Maydon
Vanessa Maydon
Corporate Affairs Director

Vanessa is Cinven's Corporate Affairs Director, with responsibility for the firm's corporate communications, marketing and ESG activities. She is a member of Cinven’s ESG Steering Group and is a trustee of The Cinven Foundation.

She sits on the Boards of both Invest Europe and EPER. Prior to joining Cinven, Vanessa was a Director at Merlin, a London-based financial PR agency, for 11 years where she specialised in advising European private equity firms and their portfolio companies, as well as advising UK listed companies. Vanessa was previously a Director at Ludgate Communications and started her career at Burson-Marsteller.

Vanessa has a BA Hons in Latin from Durham University. She joined Cinven in 2011.