The Team
Louis G. Elson co-founded Palamon in 1999 and is Managing Partner and head of the Operating Committee. He is an American national. As a former London-based partner of Warburg Pincus, Mr Elson has extensive experience in European private equity. Before joining Warburg Pincus, he was involved in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co and in publishing at Time Inc. Mr Elson attended Phillips Academy Andover, Eton College and received a BA with Honours from Harvard University and an MBA with Honours from the Colgate Darden School at the University of Virginia. He serves as a Charter Trustee of Phillips Academy Andover, a Trustee of The Colgate Darden School and previously was a member of Harvard University's Task Force on Academic Resources. Mr Elson is a member of the Mid-Market Committee of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association and is also a member of its Research Advisory Board. He is Chairman of Impetus Trust and serves on the Development Board of The Prince's Trust. Mr Elson is also a Trustee of the Educational Endowment Foundation, the Voices Foundation and the Hobson Foundation for Classical Studies and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Louis G. Elson