Gene Lockhart Special Advisor
United States New York
Gene Lockhart Special Advisor

Gene Lockhart is a Special Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Financial Services sector. Gene joined General Atlantic in 2013 after serving in leadership positions at some of the world’s leading financial services companies, including: President and CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, where he led its transition to a for-profit enterprise; President of the Global Retail Bank at Bank of America; CEO of Midland Bank UK; and Chairman of First Direct and Thomas Cook. Over the last two decades, he has been a successful private investor and advisor to several private equity firms. As an early innovator and leader in the global payments industry, Gene has led multiple commissions and regulatory bodies focused on payments infrastructure and security in the U.S. and Europe.

Current Board Affiliations

Alkami, Board Member
Clip, Board Member
Huron Consulting Group, Board Member
Metro Bank PLC, Board Member


University of Virginia, B.S., Mechanical Engeineering
Darden School, University of Virginia, M.B.A.

Community Involvement

Darden School Foundation, Chairman
Manhattanville College Trustees, Chairman
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, Chairman
Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Emeritus Trustee
University of Virginia, Board of Managers
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Trustee