Eileen Burbidge MBE - Partner
Passion Capital / HM Treasury Special Envoy for FinTech
Eileen Burbidge (@eileentso) is a Partner at Passion Capital, the pre-eminent early-stage VC fund based in London. She brings extensive operational experience to her investment activities gleaned from business and product roles at Yahoo!, Skype, Apple and elsewhere.
In addition to Passion Capital, Eileen is also Chair of Tech City UK, the government-backed organisation supporting digital business across the UK. She was appointed to Prime Minister David Cameron’s Business Advisory Group; serves as HM Treasury’s Special Envoy for FinTech, appointed by the Chancellor George Osborne; and as Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of London.
She was made an MBE for services to UK Business in June 2015 and holds a BSc Engineering degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.