Dawn Marriott
Partner at Hg


Dawn Marriott is a Partner at Hg and Head of the Portfolio Team. She is currently a Board member of team.blue, itm8 and Azets, and has previously served on the Boards of IRIS and Kinapse. Dawn also advises many of the Boards and management teams across the Hg portfolio.

Dawn is focused on senior operations. She was previously Executive Chair of Kinapse, a leading advisory and operational services provider to the life sciences industry and an Hg investment. During her time at Kinapse, Dawn led the business through a period of rapid growth and transformation before finally overseeing the sale of the business to Syneos Health in 2018.

During 2019 to 2021 she was CEO of Azets, a large accountancy services firm operating throughout Europe and an Hg investment. Azets was created from more than 50 M&A transactions. She created and led a complex integration and wholesale transformation programme. She remains an active Board member and coach to the Executive team.   

Before joining Hg, Dawn was a Board Member and Joint COO of Capita plc, a then FTSE100 BPO and software business. She was responsible for six of the 11 operating divisions and also led Group IT, Group HR and Group Talent. Before joining the Board, she held the position of Executive Director for Workplace Services within Capita and was responsible for a portfolio of companies delivering Human Capital Management services. During her 17 years with Capita, Dawn was involved in and responsible for many acquisitions, she chaired multiple companies including two joint venture companies, Axelos and FERA.

She has served on the Board of the Institute for Collaborative Working for six years, chairs a VC backed scale up business, Hometree, and serves on a charity Advisory Board, Bookmark Reading.


Dawn's Insights

A Path to Power: Hg’s Women in Leadership Forum 2019
Competitive Edge through Employee Engagement: Hg's CEO & Chair Forum 2019