Jens Yahya Zimmermann

Jens Yahya Zimmermann
Jens Yahya Zimmermann
Partner, Dubai

Jens joined New Silk Route in September 2007 and focuses on private equity opportunities across the Middle East and Asia out of the Dubai office.

Jens has two decades of Private Equity experience and a track record of building successful businesses internationally. After working for Booz, Allen & Hamilton’s acquisition services team in the early 90’s, he joined a pioneer buyout group in Germany in 1995, before co-founding HGU Hamburg Private Equity AG in 1998. Since 2004, Jens has been working in Private Equity in South Asia and the Middle East. He has led over 40 Private Equity investments, served on over 20 boards and founded several companies in the US, Europe and Asia.

Jens holds a MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, from where he graduated in 1995. He is a founding member of the Harvard Business School alumni organization in Germany and a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).