Mike Garland is the Chairman of C5 Holdings and a Strategic Partner to C5 Capital and a former Partner of Permira, the global private equity firm. While at Permira he lead the Portfolio Group working extensively with the portfolio companies and serving on many different boards. He also worked on numerous transactions including Hogg Robinson, Homebase, Hugo Boss & Valentino, Provimi, Travelodge, New Look and Creganna.
Prior to joining Permira in 1990, Mike worked at Williams Holdings and at Price Waterhouse in London. Mike has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton, England, and is a Chartered Accountant.