We seek to attract, develop and retain truly extraordinary investment professionals with deep expertise in a given asset class and proficiency in multi-asset class portfolio management. Partners Capital people join us motivated by our mission to bring the most advanced institutional investment approach to our clients. Our team members thrive on intellectual fervor.
Our team is comprised of hard working, professionally accomplished, and highly analytical individuals who are driven toward achieving outstanding investment returns for our clients. Partners Capital team members find their primary professional reward from serving their clients. They are responsive and attentive to client needs above all else.
Teaching and learning are woven into everything we do. We combine the values of a meritocracy with intense collegiality and open intellectual engagement with all team members, regardless of where they are in the world and in which part of the firm they work. Our team members are well rewarded for the value they create as part of a global team in pursuit of client investment performance. We foster complete alignment with our clients’ interests, with every team member investing alongside our clients.
Stan co-founded Partners Capital in 2001 operating as our Chief Executive Officer since then to the present. Stan also held the Chief Investment Officer position until 2016. As Chief Executive Officer, Stan is a member of the Board, leads firm strategy and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Stan has also been the senior advisor to the Private Equity asset class team since the firm’s founding. Previously, Stan was a Co-Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Global Partners, a Kleiner Perkins & TPG affiliated venture capital firm; Director of Bain & Company and member of its Worldwide Executive Committee (Chairman in 1997-98); member of Bain & Company’s Private Equity Practice and Private Equity Investment Committee member; and Certified Public Accountant. Stan holds an MBA from Harvard. Stan is registered with the FCA and holds the CF30 designation and a US Series 3 license.
Colin joined Partners Capital in 2010 and was appointed the position of global Chief Investment Officer in 2016 with overall responsibility for the firm’s investment strategy and asset manager research and relationship management. Colin is the senior advisor to the Private Debt asset class team and, in his capacity as CIO, Colin is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Before Partners Capital, Colin worked at Fremont Realty Capital, an opportunistic private equity real estate firm that was part of the Bechtel Family’s Fremont Group. Previously, Colin was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in San Francisco. Colin holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Yale University. He is registered with the FCA and holds the CF30 designation along with Type 1 and Type 4 Licenses with the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.
Paul co-founded Partners Capital with Stan in 2001. He is Chairman of our Board of Directors and is the firm’s Chief Risk Officer. Paul was previously Chairman and CEO of Hawker Capital, a global commodities fund; Chairman and CEO of Pareto Partners, an institutional investment manager; Group Managing Director of General Atlantic Group, the holding company for the General Atlantic interests; a member of the Management Committee of INVESTCORP, the international private equity firm; and Managing Partner of the European practice of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, the global law firm. Paul holds a Juris Doctor degree from the New York University School of Law. He is a Life Trustee of Denison University and member of its Investment Committee and a Trustee of the United States Naval War College Foundation.