Lynda Baker Funke
Lynda Baker Funke joined Fidelio’s Board and Search Practice in 2019. Most recently, Lynda was Managing Director, Senior Administrative Officer and Compliance Officer for Cerberus European Capital Advisors LLP, enabling rapid growth over twelve years from the initiation of UK operations to its industry-leading position with multiple business lines across geographic markets. In her earlier career, Lynda was a consultant to industrial, insurance and banking clients at McKinsey & Company and a management executive at Goldman Sachs, in roles across the US, Germany, EMEA, and the UK.
Lynda served previously as the Deputy Chairman of the Elton John AIDS Foundation as well as the Chairman of the German School London, an independent school regulated by both the UK and Germany; a selected member of the global Harvard Business School Alumni Board; and the US President of the international student non-profit organization AIESEC.
Lynda earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics and an Honours Certificate in International Business Diplomacy from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, DC and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from Harvard Business School in Boston, MA. Lynda is a fluent German speaker.
A US citizen, long-time UK resident and fluent German speaker, Lynda is passionate about every form of “good” – and particularly about excellence in governance, leadership, and operations.