Philip Yea Businessperson

Philip Yea (born 1954 ) a British businessman and private equity investor who currently serves as Chairman of the British Heart Foundation. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of 3i Group plc, from 2005 to January 2009. Yea is a non-Executive Director of Vodafone Group plc and Senior Business Adviser to the Prince Andrew, Duke of York. In 2008 he was ranked 41st in The Times Power 100 list, a list which rates the most powerful people in British business Yea joined 3i in July 2004, after a career spanning both public and private companies, having been a managing director at Investcorp, where his main focus was on the performance of portfolio investments. He joined Investcorp in 1999 from Diageo. He spent six years as Group Finance Director, both at Guinness and then at Diageo after Guinness's merger with Grand Metropolitan in 1997. Yea's thirteen-year career at Guinness/Diageo mainly involved financial positions but also saw him in a number of wider-ranging roles including the Chairmanship of The Gleneagles Hotel and Guinness Publishing. He was also a director of Moët Hennessy. He has also been a non-Executive Director of HBOS plc and of Manchester United plc.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 11th, 1954
United Kingdom


1. Brasenose College, Oxford Colleges/University

Brasenose College, originally Brazen Nose College (in full: The King's Hall and College of Brasenose, often referred to by the abbreviation BNC), is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. As of 2006, it has an estimated financial endowment of £98m. Brasenose is home to one of the oldest boat clubs in the world, Brasenose College Boat Club.

2013. 105 mil. £
Institution colors
Radcliffe Square, OX1 4AJ - Oxford, Oxfordshire
2011. 364
2011. 205
Local tuition
2014. 7.5 K £
Official web page
Wikipedia article

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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended Brasenose College, Oxford connected by profession and/or age

b. 1952., Politician
b. 1953., Politician
b. 1954., Politician
b. 1956., Philosopher
b. 1959., Actor
b. 1956., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1949., Chivalric Order Member
b. 1957., Chivalric Order Member


Company Founded Positions
Private equity, Venture capital
Chief Executive Officer and Director
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Other people associated with 3i


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