Gavin Fielden

Senior Managing Director



Gavin Fielden brings to TriVista clients more than 25 years of experience in corporate strategy, operations, general management, manufacturing, and product management. In his role as Sr. Managing Director at TriVista, Gavin works directly with Private Equity clients as a partner in the pre- and post-acquisition phases that drive operational change and growth strategies within industrial, automotive, and aerospace sectors among others. Having managed major international industrial projects in the US, Europe, and Asia, Gavin has conducted operational due-diligences on hundreds of sites across the globe that have identified well over $300M in EBITDA savings for TriVista clients.

Through extensive management interviews, site visits and analytics, Gavin oversees a fast-paced pre-close process that combines expert operations experience and qualitative, data-driven validation. This approach provides clients with a deep 360-degree view of the target’s current state of operational performance as well as analysis on the sustainability, predictability and certainty of future performance.

Gavin’s extensive international experience in operations, engineering, sales, business development, due diligence and post-close integration is furthered by his ability to direct large customer-focused, cross-functional teams in operational change and business development activities

Industry Experience

  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Industrial
  • Automotive – Passenger Car and Heavy Truck
  • Food and Beverage
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Medical Equipment

Professional Experience

  • Business Unit Vice President, Johnson Electric
  • Director – Johnson Electric, Solenoid Business Unit
  • Vice President Engineering and Innovation – Saia-Burgess
  • General Manager, Automotive – Saia-Burgess


  • MA, Engineering Science, 1stClass Honors – Worcester College, Oxford University, U.K
  • MBA, Global Management, University of Phoenix


  • Johnson Electric – Senior Management Course

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Rotary Club, Troy Ohio

Personal Interests & Endeavors

Gavin resides in Troy, Ohio and is an avid photographer.  When the weather is warm you can find him on the golf course practicing his swing.

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