Michael Bunbury

Sir Michael William Bunbury, 13th Baronet KCVO JP DL (born 29 December 1946) is a British businessman. He is Chairman of HarbourVest Global Private Equity.

Business lifeEdit

  • Sometime Chairman of the Council of the Duchy of Lancaster (became a member 1993; retired as Chairman and member of Council on 31 December 2005).
  • Appointed to the Board of Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust in March 1998, he is Chairman of the Private Equity Committee and represents the Company's interests on the advisory committee of its Private Equity Managers.

He joined IBM in 1967 and then joined the stockbroking firm, Buckmaster & Moore, in 1968 and moved to Smith & Williamson in 1974 where he was subsequently chairman and to which he is now a consultant. He was also chairman of Smith & Williamson Investment Management Ltd for seven years. He has been advising private clients and families on quoted and unquoted investments and property portfolios for 35 years.

Personal lifeEdit

Educated Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge. Married with two sons and a daughter. He lives at Naunton Hall, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk.


  1. ^ "No. 57665". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 June 2005. p. 3.
  2. ^ "No. 57921". The London Gazette. 9 March 2006. pp. 3375–3376.
  3. ^ Deputy Lieutenants
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
(John) William Napier Bunbury
(of Stanney Hall)
Succeeded by
current incumbent