Urs Wietlisbach

Partner, Executive Vice Chairman, Partners Group

Mr Wietlisbach is a founding partner, Executive Vice Chairman and a member of the business development committee of Partners Group. He is also a member of the global portfolio investment committee. He was initially responsible for the firm’s partnership investment activities and was instrumental in building Partners Group’s private equity funds portfolio and a global industry network. Later, he also focused on business development responsibilities, first in Europe, and subsequently in the US and the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to founding Partners Group, he was an executive director at Goldman Sachs where, after assignments in London and New York, he was appointed head of the firm’s institutional clients business in Switzerland. Previously, he was a relationship manager for multinational corporate clients at Credit Suisse in New York and Zurich.

Mr Wietlisbach holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen.