Tom Biddle

Partner, Head of Evergreen

Tom Biddle, Partner, Head of Evergreen

"Evergreen’s long-term capital model is highly differentiated in the market and I believe it is ideally suited for investing in ambitious and growing,mission-driven businesses. "

Tom joined Bridges in 2021 to lead Bridges Evergreen Holdings, the firm’s pioneering long-term capital vehicle. Tom leads the origination and investment processes for Evergreen, as well as working with the fund’s portfolio companies to help them deliver on their impact goals and build value.

Tom sits on the Investment Committees for both Evergreen and Bridges’ Sustainable Growth Funds.

Prior to joining Bridges, Tom was a Partner at CBPE Capital, the UK mid-market investor, where he led and worked on a number of successful investments including Rodericks Dental, ABI holiday homes, Hollywood Bowl and Côte Restaurants. Tom joined CBPE in 2013 from LGV, the private equity arm of Legal & General. He started his career with Deloitte, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving into M&A at Close Brothers (now DC Advisory).

Tom has a BA Hons in Modern Languages (French and Spanish) from Bristol University and an MA in European Business from Royal Holloway, University of London.