- Thoma Bravo has more than $114 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2022
- Over the past 20 years, the firm has acquired or invested in more than 380 companies representing over $190 billion in enterprise value
- The firm invests in the software and technology sectors
Thoma Bravo has named Donna Riley Bebb as head of ESG.
In her new role, Bebb will be responsible for leading Thoma Bravo’s enterprise-wide ESG strategy. She will focus on enhancing Thoma Bravo’s existing ESG initiatives by building an ESG function and framework that is integrated across the firm and shapes its engagement with key stakeholders. She will also work with investment teams to assess ESG risk and opportunities throughout the investment cycle and will serve as a strategic advisor to portfolio companies on the implementation of best practices.
“Donna is a highly regarded ESG expert, and we are thrilled that she will be leading this important function at Thoma Bravo,” said Orlando Bravo, a founder and managing partner at Thoma Bravo, in a statement. “Our firm has long championed diversity of thought and background, promoted inclusion and partnership, and celebrated entrepreneurship and innovation. The addition of Donna to our team reflects Thoma Bravo’s ongoing commitment to ESG and the powerful role it plays in driving long-term value creation.”
Bebb joins Thoma Bravo from Google, where she served as the head of global credit and ESG for nearly five years. In that role, Bebb oversaw $56 billion of corporate cash and designed an investment grade ESG portfolio strategy to lower risks and enhance returns in alignment with Google’s mission and values. Prior to Google, Bebb spent three years as a research fellow focused on ESG innovation for the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University.
Bebb earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and has a BA in risk management from Temple University.
Thoma Bravo has more than $114 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2022. The firm invests in growth-oriented, innovative companies operating in the software and technology sectors. Over the past 20 years, the firm has acquired or invested in more than 380 companies representing over $190 billion in enterprise value. The firm has offices in Chicago, Miami and San Francisco.