Gavin Long

Executive Director 
Leading the Economics of Mutuality Alliance
Executive Director, Mutual Value Labs
Managing Partner, Mutual Value Investments
Leading the Economics of Mutuality Alliance

Gavin is an experienced purpose-driven technology entrepreneur, transaction professional and investor with a track record of delivering superior value creation in the information technology, software, and services industries. He possesses strong M&A, debt & equity finance, strategic planning, analytical, government, entrepreneurship, and international business skills.

Alongside leading the Economics of Mutuality Alliance, Gavin is Co-founder and a Partner at the Acacia Group, a specialist Private Equity investment firm through which he has served as CEO of two portfolio technology companies. 

Previously, Gavin worked with future Acacia colleagues at Global Strategies Group, a US-focused buyout firm, where he led corporate development within the firm’s M&A strategy including a NASDAQ IPO. Gavin has completed more than 50 M&A transactions with an aggregate value of more than $4B. He has also held leadership positions overseeing strategy development and transactional execution for BAE Systems, Imperial Capital, and Arthur Andersen Corporate Finance. 

Gavin has a BA in Philosophy from Appalachian State University and has undertaken graduate studies at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and Duke University.