Partner, Chief People Officer
Kirsta Anderson is Partners Group's Chief People Officer and Global Head of the Human Resources business department, based in Zug and London. She is a member of the Executive Team, the Global Executive Board and is also the Co-Chair of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Prior to joining Partners Group, she was a Senior Partner at Korn Ferry, where she built and led their global Culture Transformation practice. Before that she led global client relationships in the telecoms and financial services sectors and advanced the firm's talent management practice. She holds a master's degree in Philosophy of Science from Stanford University, California, USA and a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Sociology from New York University, USA.
Partner, Co-Head Client Solutions
Sarah Brewer is Co-Head of the Client Solutions business department and Head of Client Solutions for the UK, based in London. She co-leads Partners Group’s Clients Pillar, is a member of the Executive Team and the Global Executive Board. She has been with Partners Group since 2008 and has 16 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, she worked at Bloomberg LP. She holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford, UK.
Partner, Chief Risk Officer, Head Portfolio Solutions
Roberto Cagnati is Partners Group's Chief Risk Officer and Head of the Portfolio Solutions business department, based in Zug. He co-leads Partners Group’s Clients Pillar, is a member of the Executive Team, the Global Portfolio Committee, the Global Executive Board, as well as Deputy Chairman of the Private Markets Relative Value Committee. He has been with Partners Group since 2004 and has 23 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, Roberto worked at Deutsche Bank Asset Management and Credit Suisse Private Banking in the alternative investment space. He holds a master's degree in economics with a specialization in statistics and financial markets from the University of Konstanz, Germany.
Partner, Co-Head Investments and Head Private Infrastructure
Juri Jenkner is Head of the Private Infrastructure business department, based in Zug. He co-leads Partners Group's Investments pillar, is a member of the Global Executive Board. He is also Co-head of Investments, a member of the Global Investment Committee and Chairman of the Private Infrastructure Investment Committee. Previously, he served as Co-Head of the Private Debt business department and Head of the European Private Debt business unit. He has been with Partners Group since 2004 and has 22 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Privatbankiers Merck Finck & Co. He holds a master's degree in finance from the Lorange Institute of Business Zurich, Switzerland. He is also a certified European financial analyst.
Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Co-General Counsel and Co-Head of Legal & Compliance
Andreas Knecht is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-General Counsel of Partners Group, based in Zug. He leads Partners Group's Operations pillar, is Co-Head of the Legal & Compliance business department and a member of the Executive Team and Global Executive Board. Andreas has been with Partners Group since 2009 and has 26 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked as an attorney at a number of different law firms, including Niederer Kraft & Frey, Zurich, advising corporate clients in M&A and financing matters, and as co-lead at Man Group's Continental Europe legal team. He holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and an LL.M. from New York University, USA. He is also admitted to the Swiss bar.
Partner, Chief Executive Officer
David Layton is the Chief Executive Officer of Partners Group. Partners Group is a publicly listed (SW:PGHN) private-markets focused investment firm that has invested approximately USD 200 billion in private equity, private debt, private real estate, and private infrastructure on behalf of its global client base. David leads Partners Group’s Executive Team, its Global Executive Board and he is a member of the firm’s Global Investment Committee. David principally divides his time between Partners Group's Americas headquarters in Colorado, USA and Partners Group's global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. He was previously the Head of Partners Group's Private Equity business department, and he has represented the firm on the Board of Directors of several of the firm's portfolio companies, including Universal Services of America, Nobel Learning Communities, MicroPoise Measurement Systems, Cabot Credit Management, Pacific Bells, and Strategic Partners. David holds a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management.
Partner, Co-Head Investments and Head Private Equity
Wolf-Henning Scheider is Head of Private Equity, based in Zug. He also co-leads Partners Group's Investments pillar. He has 35 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked in ZF Group, a global technology company, where he served as the Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO, and was also responsible for Research & Development and Sales. He also worked in MAHLE Group where he served as Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, as well as Robert Bosch GmbH, where he held various roles amongst others such as the CEO of the Car Multimedia Division and the Gasoline Systems Divisions. Afterwards, he was appointed as Member of the Board of Management and later on took over the overall responsibility for the activities of the Automotive Group. He holds degrees in business administration from Saarland University, Germany and RWTH Aachen University, Germany.