Mr. Dando joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2013. He is a Managing Director and member of the European Private Equity team. He has a human capital remit across our portfolio which includes organization acceleration initiatives and ensuring our companies have strong leadership. He also oversees the Firm’s senior advisor program in Europe.
Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Mr. Dando was Chief Human Resources Officer at Thomson Reuters and a member of its group executive committee. He was responsible for overseeing the people and organization aspects of the Thomson Reuters integration. Prior to this, Mr. Dando was Director, BBC People for five years and a member of the BBC’s Executive Board. He was also a Director of the BBC Pension Trust. During his time at Guinness and Diageo, Mr. Dando held numerous generalist and specialist HR roles including HR Director Europe, United Distillers & Vintners, Group Management Development Director, Diageo and Global HR Director, Guinness. His earlier career included manufacturing HR experience at Austin Rover and Ferranti.
Mr. Dando received an MBA from the University of Edinburgh. He received a BA from the University Of Strathclyde.