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Our Team

Trilantic Europe Founding Partners have worked together on average for over 20 years with an average tenure for all Partners and Principals of over 10 years.

Key pan-European languages spoken by our Investment Professionals


All investment professionals are fully fluent in at least two of our key languages with over 40% fully proficient in three or more languages

Years with the firm of our Investment Professionals


In addition to the investment team and finance professionals, Trilantic Europe’s network is supplemented by 12 Operating Partners and Senior Advisors as well as the Advisory Council, which has been active and chaired by Lord Baker since 2004, bringing together a group of 18 prominent Council members. Trilantic Europe draws upon their collective experience and relationships to help source investments, assist with investment evaluation and due diligence, as well as to provide post acquisition support.

Operating Partners & Senior Advisors

Ian Smith


Operating Partners Healthcare

Ian Smith has an extensive experience in the healthcare sector. He is currently the Chair of Surrey Heartlands. He has been the Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust between 2017 and 2019, and the Chairman of Four Seasons Healthcare between 2002 and 2016, the UK’s largest independent elderly and specialist care provider. Previously, Mr. Smith was Chief Executive of Reed Elsevier and of Taylor Woodrow and, from 2004 to 2006, of the private hospital company, General Healthcare Group. Before that, he had been CEO of Shell in Jordan, CEO Europe of Monitor Group and CEO Europe of Exel. He is also an Advisor in the Office of the Quartet Representative (Tony Blair Office) and was an Advisor to the Tony Blair government. Mr. Smith holds a Master of Arts from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard.


Trilantic Europe


35 Portman Square
London, W1H 6LR
United Kingdom


Trafalgar Court
St Peter Port
Guernsey, GY1 4LY


26 Bd Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg