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January 2022

Partners Capital announces Executive Changes

Partners Capital Investment Group announced the promotion of five senior executives, including three new Partners and two new Managing Directors, as well as three new senior hires. 

In Asia, Adam Watson, Co-Head of Asia-Pacific, was promoted to Partner. Adam joined Partners Capital initially in London in 2009 before relocating to Hong Kong in 2013 to help establish the firm’s Asia presence. Adam later relocated to Singapore, where he is now based.

Dominik Burckgard, Head of the Hong Kong office, was promoted to Managing Director. Dominik joined Partners Capital in 2018 and is responsible for Hong Kong client relationships and the Private Markets investment program across Asia-Pacific.

In its New York Office, Partners Capital saw two promotions to Partner in Elizabeth Trotta and Adam Spence. Elizabeth joined the firm initially in the Boston office in 2009 before relocating to establish the New York office in 2014. Elizabeth oversees a number of the firm’s largest US institutional and private clients. Adam joined Partners Capital in 2018 and heads the firm’s Private Markets Co-Investment strategy. On the Operations side, Ryan Handler, Head of Finance based in London, has been promoted to Managing Director. Ryan joined in 2014 and is responsible for global finance operations across the firm’s seven offices.

Partners Capital was founded in 2001 as an independent Outsourced Investment Office (OCIO) to primarily serve sophisticated institutions and senior investment professionals in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific. The firm today manages in excess of $46B1 across asset classes and has 250 employees across its seven global offices.