Vendor Optimization Specialist, Vice President
Michaela Merlin-Jones is a Vice President in the Operational Excellence team. She joined Apax Partners in 2019 and is currently based in the UK.
Prior to joining Apax Partners, Michaela was a Senior Manager at Efficio, a specialist Procurement consultancy, where she worked for over five years, leading strategic sourcing and procurement transformation initiatives in support of clients from a wide range of industries. She also previously worked as a consultant at Deloitte within the UK Operations practice.
Michaela holds an MA in Management with French and German from the University of Cambridge.
Michaela joined Apax with over 9 years’ experience in specialist operational consultancy. She is excited by the opportunity Apax affords to support multiple portfolio companies in delivering against their growth agendas. Michaela enjoys working across different sectors and geographies, especially those giving her the chance to practise her French and German. When not in the office, Michaela indulges her passion for golf and enjoys telling anecdotes about winning back the Oxbridge ladies' golf trophy for Cambridge University.