Bronwyn Bailey Joins the Private Equity Growth Capital Council as Head Researcher

Washington, D.C., October 3, 2011 – The Private Equity Growth Capital Council announced today that Bronwyn Dylla Bailey, Ph.D. has joined the organization as Vice President of Research. Bailey brings with her 15 years of experience conducting research and analytics for business engagements and academic studies.

“Research is at the root of the Council’s advocacy activities – it is the primary way in which we educate policymakers and other stakeholders about the valuable role that private equity and growth capital investment plays in driving economic growth and productivity,” said Steve Judge, interim President and CEO of the PEGCC. “Bronwyn’s deep experience and proven talent will be a huge asset as our research continues to inform our audiences and help guide the conversation in Washington.”

Most recently, Bailey led an analytics team at BlackRock to optimize distribution strategy and promote asset growth of iShares ETF products. Before joining BlackRock, Bailey was research director at SVB Capital, a private equity division of SVB Financial Group, where she implemented a research agenda to assess financial market dynamics, guide strategic decisions and benchmark performance of a $1B portfolio.

Bailey’s experience also includes advising the Institutional Limited Partners Association as an external consultant on developing benchmarks measuring private equity performance. Bailey has also authored numerous publications, such as SVB’s quarterly Venture Capital Update, a chapter on entertainment finance for a leading financial reference book and academic papers. She graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in government and international relations and earned a master’s degree and a doctorate in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.