Anu Sharma

Managing Director, Head of European Investment Banking

About Dr. Sharma

Anu Sharma, partner, is the head of European investment banking for William Blair based in the firm’s London office. He is a member of the firm’s Extended Leadership Group, and also serves on the firm’s Community Impact Steering Committee and European Benefits Committee.

Dr. Sharma originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in London in 2004, where he focused on serving European and Asian investment banking clients. In 2009, Dr. Sharma moved to San Francisco to further build the firm’s U.S. west coast footprint. Most recently, he was head of west coast investment banking and a senior member of the financial sponsors group. Before joining William Blair, he was a medical doctor with leading university teaching hospitals in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Sharma earned his M.A. (hons.) and M.B. Chir.B. (medicine) degrees with distinction from Clare College, the University of Cambridge, where he is a member of the Benefactor's Society. He is engaged with a number of civic and community organizations, both within Europe and the San Francisco Bay area, including the GreenLight Fund Bay Area and Friends of Alta Plaza Park. Dr. Sharma now lives in London with his wife and children.


University of Cambridge, M.B. Chir.B
University of Cambridge, M.A.

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