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Lea Bajc

Blue Horizon

Lea is a partner at Blue Horizon, investing in "New Sustainable Food Systems", the intersection of technology, biology and agriculture. She is also founding partner at Ozone X, investing in under-represented founders building purposeful companies (such as sustainability, health, financial inclusion, employment, education). Previously she was a Partner at Antler and an Investment Manager at Northzone Ventures, a leading European Venture Capital Partnership with a Nordic stronghold, focusing on early- and expansion-stage investments in the technology sector.  

Lea also co-founded / was on the founding team several mission driven companies such as Averon (digital identity), Hope (B2B healthcare) and Charge, micro-mobility infrastructure (CRGE).

Previously, Lea founded an advisory business specializing in the digital media and consumer internet space. Prior to business school, Lea spent five years at Morgan Stanley in Paris and London, where she worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Private Equity, and Leveraged Finance divisions.

Earlier, Lea worked at L'Oreal and McKinsey & Co. in Sweden and at Ericsson in Austria. At L'Oreal she developed brand marketing strategies and marketing plans. At McKinsey, she completed a securitization strategy project within the Financial Institutions Group. At Ericsson she developed a client interface and marketing program for the business-to-business division.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Lea holds an MSc in economics and business administration from Stockholm School of Economics and Hautes Etudes Commerciales, and an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School. Lea is a native speaker of Croatian and Swedish, fluent in English and French and proficient in German and Slovenian. She is also a certified nutritionist and a fitness instructor.

A member of Class 14, Lea served her fellowship at Northzone Ventures in Stockholm under the mentorship of Pär-Jörgen Pärson.