A. Lloyd Thomas

A Lloyd Thomas

Visiting Scholar

Lloyd is the Managing Partner of Athene Capital, an international venture capital, private debt, private equity and project finance firm based in London. Lloyd's career has included positions at EQT Partners, a leading European private equity firm and Deloitte. Mr Thomas is the President of the Wharton Club of the UK.


Private equity, venture capital, distress Investing


Athene Capital, Founder and Managing Partner: 2014 – Present. EQT Partners
Distressed Debt Investment: 2010–14
Deloitte, Restructuring: 2005, 2006–10


MRes, Finance, Cass Business School, City University, London: 2007–12
BSc in Economics concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship, summa cum laude, The Dean's List, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania: 2002–06
BA in French (Hons), summa cum laude, The Dean's List, The College of Arts & Sciences, University of Pennsylvania: 2002–06

Professional qualifications 

Fellow Chartered Accountant


English, French, Spanish (limited)


President of the Wharton Club of the UK 
President Emeritus of the Penn Club of the UK


Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania:

  •  J Yardley Graduation Prize
  • S Loveman Award for Entrepreneurship
  • Joseph Wharton Scholar
  • Wharton Research Scholar
  • Benjamin Franklin Scholar
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