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Tilly Franklin is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of the Cambridge University Endowment Fund, where she is responsible for the stewardship of the University's £3.8 billion portfolio of investment assets. She was previously director of private equity at Alta Advisers, a London-based single family investment office. Prior to Alta, Tilly was a principal at Apax Partners, where she led a number of successful leveraged buyout transactions during her eight-year tenure. She previously held a number of positions at BBC Worldwide, Virgin Management. and McKinsey & Company. Outside Alta, Tilly is the founder of GAIN, a charity she established to inform and inspire the next generation of young women to enter the investment management industry in the U.K. She is also a Trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust. She holds a first-class degree from Cambridge University in English literature, and an MBA from London Business School. Tilly was also a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She lives in London with her husband Eric Beinhocker and two daughters. Tilly is a Fellow of the 2017 class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.