Alfred Gantner is a co-founder of Partners Group and serves as the firm's Executive Chairman, leading the business strategy and corporate development of the firm. He is a member of the business development committee, the global portfolio investment committee and the private infrastructure investment committee. Prior to founding Partners Group, he worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. where, after stays in New York and London, he built up an institutional client business in Switzerland. He started his career in the securities trading department of the UBS Private Banking Group (Cantrade) in Zurich and Geneva. He holds an MBA from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.