Bridget Barker joins as Chair of Mainspring

Mainspring, the London based fund administrator for venture and private equity funds, is very pleased to announce a key milestone in the business with the appointment of Bridget Barker, a leading City lawyer, as Non-Executive Chair of the Board.

Bridget was formerly Head of the Investment Management Group at Macfarlanes and has extensive experience in private equity, real estate, mezzanine, infrastructure and renewable energy funds, in both onshore and offshore jurisdictions.  She has acted for both fund managers and a variety of investors, from both the UK and overseas.

Bridget commented:

“I am delighted to be joining Mainspring at a key time in its expansion.  I have been struck by the team’s energy to innovate and by its drive to make fund administration more relevant for fund managers.  I am looking forward to contributing to the growing success of the business.”

Stephen Geddes, CEO of Mainspring, added:

“We are really very pleased that Bridget has joined us for the next phase of Mainspring’s development and look forward to working together to broaden our audience across the private funds middle market as well as into key jurisdictions where our services can add considerable value.”