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Eileen Burbidge

Eileen Burbidge

Partner, Passion Capital, Exec Director, Fertifa

Eileen Burbidge MBE is the Executive Director at Fertifa, where she applies her passion for inclusive and accessible reproductive healthcare after experiencing her own fertility, reproductive and hormonal health journeys.

Eileen is also a Founding Partner at Passion Capital, the pre-eminent early-stage technology venture fund based in London, which led to Fortune Magazine describing her as "The Queen of British VC" and one of London's most influential venture capitalists. She brings extensive operational experience to her investment activities gleaned from roles at tech giants including Yahoo!, Skype and Apple. On behalf of Passion, Eileen serves as non-executive director and board representative on a number of fast-growth SMEs including Monzo Bank, Marshmallow, Butternut Box and others. Outside of Fertifa and Passion Capital, Eileen is also a non-executive director for Currys plc, advisor to the board at Mulberry and previously served as the UK Treasury’s Special Envoy for Fintech, appointed by the Chancellor; was Tech Ambassador for the Mayor of London’s office and also formerly on UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s Business Advisory Group as well as the Chair of Tech Nation for 5 years.

She was awarded an MBE for services to business in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2015.