Jonathan Zafrani

Jonathan Zafrani is a Managing Director, Partner and Co-Head on the Carlyle Europe Partners investment advisory team. He is based in Paris.

Mr. Zafrani has advised on a number of European investments during his time at Carlyle including MAK-System, European Camping Group, Innovista Sensors, Sagemcom, Numericable and Casema. He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Acrotec, ADB Safegate and Saverglass.

In addition, Mr. Zafrani sits on Carlyle’s European Private Equity Executive Committee, which was formed in 2022 to drive deeper collaboration across all the firm’s Corporate Private Equity activities in the region.  

Mr. Zafrani joined Carlyle in 1999 and has been a Managing Director since 2013. He is a graduate of HEC.