Howard Sharp joined Alcentra in July 2020 as Managing Director of the European Private Credit team. Howard has over 35 years’ of experience in credit markets and is Chairman of the Private Credit Team. He leverages his extensive relationships on the sponsor and investor side of the business.
He joined from Park Square Capital where he was a Partner and Head of Mid-Market Direct Lending for 4 years. In this role he was responsible for co-ordinating the sponsor coverage and origination activities of the firm.
Prior to this, Howard spent five years at GE Corporate Finance Bank as Head of Origination & Sponsor Coverage and Head of Leveraged Capital Markets.
Previously, he held the position of Deputy Head of Leveraged Capital Markets at the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Howard received his BA Combined Honours French & German (first class) from the University of Exeter and is French-English bilingual and fluent in German.