Melissa Bethell is a Partner at Atairos, an investment fund backed by Comcast NBC Universal, where she is the Managing Partner of Atairos Europe.
Melissa is currently a director of Exor, a listed holding company for the Agnelli family, and chairs the Audit Committee. She is also a director of Atento and chairs the Atento Remuneration Committee. Melissa also held non-executive director positions at Samsonite and Worldpay.
Melissa was previously a Managing Director of Bain Capital, the global private equity firm, for over 18 years and a member of the senior leadership team responsible for strategy setting, fundraising and portfolio management. She remains a senior advisor. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Melissa worked in the Capital Markets group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., with a focus on media and technology.
Melissa received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a BA with honors in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University. Melissa was born in Taiwan, educated in America and is now a British national.