The Sunday Interview: Laura Dillon

The head of Dutch private equity outfit Waterland’s Irish office is feeling positive about the year ahead, despite the many challenges looming

SME investment is a busy space in Ireland, but Laura Dillon believes that her firm’s wide experience will appeal to family and small firms with ambition.

In brief:

Name and role: head of the Irish office of Waterland Private Equity Investments

Lives: Sutton in Dublin

Age: 42

Family: “Single, luckily my parents are still around and I have a niece and nephew as well.”

Working day: “It’s very varied, which I like, no two days are the same. But typically I’ll get up at about 7am or so, and in normal times I would be heading into the office in town, ...