Deputy Director General and Director of Policy, BVCA
Gurpreet Manku is the BVCA’s Deputy Director General and Director of Policy, and a BVCA board member. She is responsible for leading the BVCA’s response to a wide range of policy challenges facing the private equity and venture capital industry from a legal, tax, reporting and regulatory perspective, both in the UK and Europe. Gurpreet is the executive liaison to the Private Equity Reporting Group, the body responsible for monitoring the industry’s compliance with the Walker Guidelines on Transparency and Disclosure. She is also a member of: the Productive Finance Working Group; the Rose Review Board supporting female entrepreneurship; the board of the Cost Transparency Initiative; and the coalition that developed the Wates corporate governance principles for large private companies. Before joining the BVCA, she worked at Deloitte LLP and specialised in auditing and advising private equity funds and their managers. Gurpreet studied at the London School of Economics and is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Outside of the BVCA, Gurpreet is a trustee of Diversity UK.