Eva Sarma, Bridges Evergreen

Bridges Fund Management, the pioneering impact firm, has hired a former 3i director as investment director. Eva Sarma left 3i in 2017 and was most recently COO at Level 20, the organisation set up to further gender diversity in private markets.

Bridges Evergreen is a long-term capital vehicle, established in 2016, which makes equity investments in “ambitious, highly impactful businesses that are helping to solve pressing social and environmental challenges”.

Sarma said in a statement: “It was clear to me that Evergreen has developed a completely differentiated proposition that will be very attractive to impact-driven management teams looking for a supportive, values-aligned partner.”