Founded in 2009, Holland Mountain is a leading specialist consulting firm for the Private Capital industry. We were the 2022 winner of the Drawdown’s Private Equity Service Provider Awards in the category of Consultancy: Operations & Technology.

Our team of leading technology, process and data experts has delivered over 350 successful operational strategy and change management projects for 85+ Private Capital firms globally. Our clients range from large, global multi-asset class managers to specialist niche investors. We also work with limited partners and fund administrators.

As a team, we are passionate about moving the digital maturity of the Private Capital industry forwards, reducing the amount of time that highly skilled people are spending on manual tasks, and helping firms achieve best-in-class digital capabilities that enable them to excel.

We are, and will always be, purely focused on the Private Capital industry. We have a wealth of experience working with all the Private Capital software vendors and service providers, and an unrivalled understanding of the capabilities and limitations of their solutions. We are immensely proud to have worked with so many leading Private Capital firms across the world, and of the excellent reputation that we’ve built in the process. We are looking forward to working with many more as we continue to expand the reach of our services.

Holland Mountain’s Leadership Team

The Private Capital industry’s leading data, technology and operations experts.

Barnaby Piggott
Chief Executive Officer

Barnaby is a highly accomplished private equity project specialist with more than 16 years of experience working with private equity fund managers, administrators and investors throughout Europe and the US. He has completed over 50 client engagements with leading industry names, including Coller Capital, Bridgepoint, UBS (now MUFG), IK Partners and Octopus Investments.

Barnaby began his career in private equity with AnalytX (now eFront) before spending six years with a boutique London-based private equity consultancy. He founded Holland Mountain in 2009. Barnaby is a CFA® Charterholder, a CIPM® Certificant and a PRINCE2® Registered Practitioner.

Leah Tsirigotis
Head of Operations

Leah joined Holland Mountain in 2017 initially to set up the client delivery support function. Specialising in operational excellence she now leads the Operations team and is responsible for optimising the performance of our business through provision of dedicated support services to client-facing teams.

Prior to joining Holland Mountain, Leah worked for a FTSE 100 company within the knowledge and information economy sector. Her career has spanned the public and private sectors in both London and New York, predominately in project-focused operations roles.

Jeremy Hocter
Head of Consulting

Jeremy is a leading Private Capital process, technology and data expert, who has worked exclusively in the Private Capital industry for 18 years. He has advised many of the leading GPs and LPs across the US, the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including Bridgepoint, Pantheon, Permira and KKR.

As Holland Mountain’s Head of Consulting, Jeremy oversees all consulting projects and leads our team of specialist consultants. Jeremy also drives Holland Mountain’s COO/CTO Practice, supporting operational leaders to establish the people, processes, technology & data capabilities they need to achieve their strategic objectives. Jeremy and his team have delivered operational strategy work for over 40 of the leading Private Capital firms globally.

Jeremy began his career at Cambridge Associates in Boston, before moving to the UK in 2007 to join a boutique Private Equity consulting firm, specialising in implementing performance monitoring and CRM solutions for large pension funds. Following this, Jeremy led a team to design and build the Pevara benchmarking & analytics product for eFront.

Harpreet Lakhan
Head of Data Solutions

Harpreet has over 15 years experience in the Private Equity software industry, with responsibility for sales and implementation services across GP, LPs and Fund Administrators. During that time Harpreet has deployed software to over 150+ Private Equity firms across EMEA, APAC and most recently the US.Harpreet’s business analysis experience has benefited PE firms of all sizes to implement industry best practice’s during their software deployment.

This includes delivery of large and complex projects to some of the leading names in private equity.

Jonathan Connelly
Head of Back Office Services

Jonathan is a Private Capital fund and corporate accounting expert, with 10 years of financial services and accounting experience. As the Head of Holland Mountain’s Back Office practice, Jonathan leads all fund and corporate accounting engagements, managing a team of specialists.

Since joining Holland Mountain, Jonathan has led a wide range of engagements, including multiple operational strategy and change management projects for some of Holland Mountain’s most complex Private Capital clients. Having managed numerous fund administrator review and selection engagements, Jon is highly familiar with the Private Capital outsourced service provider landscape, and the capabilities of the available solutions.

Prior to joining Holland Mountain, Jonathan worked for Grant Thornton in the London Financial Services department as an Audit Manager, advising a portfolio of clients, including FTSE 250 investment trusts, REITS, private equity managers and related funds. Jonathan has experience withing with both FCA regulated and US reporting businesses.

Kim Ellis
Head of Middle Office Services

Kim is a Private Capital portfolio monitoring process, system and reporting expert. As Head of Holland Mountain’s Middle Office practice, Kim oversees all of our portfolio monitoring & ESG engagements, managing a team of specialists. Kim has led numerous successful operational strategy, selection and implementation projects for a wide range of Private Capital firms and portfolio companies.

Alongside Kim’s portfolio monitoring & ESG expertise, she also has diverse experience across other private capital functions, including compliance and fund accounting, administration and reporting.

Prior to joining Holland Mountain, Kim worked on large-scale portfolio sales and technology implementation projects at PwC.

Billy Dix
Head of Front Office Services

Billy leads Holland Mountain’s Front Office practice, working with Investor Relations and Investment Teams to reduce manual effort and enable them to use their data to gain competitive advantage. In his role, Billy oversees all CRM selection, implementation and managed service projects. He has delivered implementations for several large, global, multi-asset class managers and is familiar with all the key Private Capital CRM systems.

Billy’s extensive project experience spans across front, middle and back-office operations. He has delivered operational reviews, data strategy reviews, and several types of system and service provider selection and implementation projects.

Billy joined Holland Mountain with extensive experience working on technology change projects. He began his career working on enterprise SaaS projects for an Oracle implementation partner, including a 1-year secondment in Houston, Texas.

Katie Brown
Consulting Business Development

Katie drives Business Development and other commercial activities for Holland Mountain Consulting, working to expand the reach of Holland Mountain’s specialist services.

Having worked alongside Holland Mountain’s Consulting team since 2016, Katie is deeply familiar with the Private Capital industry’s trends and challenges. In her role, Katie works with Private Capital firms to understand their particular challenges, and sets up Holland Mountain’s projects to solve them.

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From our depth of experience working with Private Capital firms over the last 12 years, our team is very close to the industry’s trends and challenges. In 2018, in response to the difficulty most of our clients were facing trying to integrate their operational systems, Holland Mountain acquired a data analytics business and developed our ATLAS Data Platform. Operating as a standalone team, our ATLAS business is working with many of our more digitally advanced Private Capital clients, in the UK, Europe and the US, helping them automate manual processes, achieve a single source of truth and unlock the value of their data.

Offices

London, United Kingdom

York House
221 Pentonville Road
London, N1 9UZ
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 20 4566 5736

E: info@hollandmountain.com

New York, United States

300 Park Avenue
2nd floor
New York, NY 10022
United States

T: +1 347 378 0465

E: info@hollandmountain.com

Belgrade, Serbia

New Mill, Boulevard Vojvode
7th floor
Misica 15a
Serbia

E: info@hollandmountain.com