Ms. Petra Hansen co-heads the Private Capital Funds Group, heads product development for Private Capital and is a member of its Investment Committees. She is responsible for managing the Private Capital portfolios, sourcing investments, due diligence and fundraising.
Petra joined SMC in 2015 from HealthpointCapital, LLC, a New York-based private equity firm focused on the Musculoskeletal Healthcare sector. Prior to Healthpoint, Petra was an analyst at White Mountains Reinsurance Group, where she helped execute M&A transactions.
Currently, Ms. Hansen is a director of SMC Digital Inc. and serves on the board of Rinvest Digital AG, a European private investment firm. She is an advisor to Armstrong Robotics, a Silicon Valley-based robotics start-up. Previously, she was an advisor to Newsle, Inc., a social media company, which was acquired by LinkedIn in 2014 and is now part of Microsoft, Inc.
Ms. Hansen began her career at the Dartmouth College Endowment office where she was an Assistant Investment Officer responsible for the management of the College’s private equity portfolio. Ms. Hansen received an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth and a B.A. in Economics from UCLA.