Michanne Steenbergen

Senior Associate

About

Michanne joined the Capital Markets team in the spring of 2024. Previously, she has experience as a startup adviser, helping early-stage businesses with strategy and fundraising, as well as experience as an Investment Associate focusing on Pre-Seed to Series A investments in the UK, North America, and continental Europe across HealthTech, Sustainability Tech, Consumer Tech, and B2B SaaS. She previously spent 2 years as a strategy consultant at OC&C, where she worked with Private Equity Funds on Buy and Sell-Side Due Diligence, and with large global corporates on M&A and strategy across Leisure, Tech and Media, Industrials, and Consumer. Michanne holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies, for which she interviewed female soldiers and senior government officials in Liberia and Nepal.

As part of the Capital Markets team, Michanne’s role includes sourcing and conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities, work with clients in an advisory capacity on fundraising, and support clients with M&A.

Quick Q&A

What is your favourite thing about working for GSB?
I get to work every day with very smart, friendly and experienced people from whom I keep on learning.

When did you move to Dubai?
I moved to Dubai in April 2023 – straight into the summer months.

What is your favourite country you’ve visited?
I always love visiting new countries, experience the culture and try all the food. Italy holds a special place in my heart; there is just something special about La Dolce Vita.

What was your first job?
I used to be a competitive swimmer and had the opportunity to teach kids and teenagers how to swim – always good fun and very intense!

What did you want to be when you were younger?
For years, I wanted to be an Astronaut and go on space walks!

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