Iñaki Echave

Shareholder Non-Executive Director, BGL (Holdings) Limited (BGL HoldCo Board) and Compare the Market Limited (CtM Board)
Iñaki has over 20 years of international private equity experience investing in a variety of sectors, transactions/situations and geographies.

In June 2020, Iñaki was appointed as a Director of BHL (UK) Holdings Limited and now serves on the BGL Group Board as Non-Executive Director representing BHL.

Up to September 2018, Iñaki was a Senior Principal in Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) Direct Private Equity Team, based in London, where he was responsible for CPPIB investments in Europe.  On stepping down from CPPIB, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the BGL Group Board. Inaki also served as Non-Executive Chairman, Compare the Market Limited from January 2019 to June 2020.

Prior to joining CPPIB in 2016, Iñaki was a Managing Director with Blackstone Private Equity in London. Prior to Blackstone, he was a Partner with Magnum Capital in Madrid since its creation in 2006. Before that, he worked for 3i in London and Madrid and for JP Morgan Partners (now CCMP). Iñaki started his career as a consultant with Bain & Co.

Iñaki holds an MBA from INSEAD in France and a double degree in Business and Law from Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) in Spain.
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