Board of Directors

Gavin Long

Consumer Representative

Mr. Long is a purpose-driven technology entrepreneur, transaction professional, and private equity investor with a highly successful track record of delivering superior value creation in the information technology, software, and services industries.

As Executive Director of the Economics of Mutuality organization, Mr. Long leads a team that equips companies to create enduring mutual value for the benefit of all stakeholders by implementing the Economics of Mutuality operating model. He is also a Co-founder and Partner at Acacia Group, a specialist private equity investment firm, through which he has served as CEO of two portfolio technology companies.

Previously, Mr. Long worked with future Acacia colleagues at Global Strategies Group, a US-focused buyout firm, where he led corporate development within the firm's M&A strategy including a NASDAQ IPO. Mr. Long has completed more than 50 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of more than $4B. He has also held leadership positions overseeing strategy development and transactional execution for BAE Systems, Imperial Capital, and Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance.

Mr. Long has a BA in Philosophy from Appalachian State University and has undertaken graduate studies at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and Duke University.

Term: September 11, 2023 - September 10, 2026