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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steffen Meister

48 2018 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Andre Frei

43 2013 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board

David Layton

37 2019 Co-Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board, Head Private Equity

Eric Strutz

54 2019 Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lead Independent Director

Andreas Knecht

49 2016 Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board

Raymond Schnidrig

50 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Global Executive Board

Stephan Schaeli

50 2017 Chief Investment Officer, Member of the Executive Global Board

Michael Studer

46 2013 Chief Risk Officer and Head Portfolio Solutions, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board

Marcel Erni

54 2013 Executive Member of the Board

Alfred Gantner

51 2014 Executive Member of the Board

Urs Wietlisbach

58 2013 Executive Member of the Board

Amelia Raess-Fernandez

52 2016 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head of Human Resources

Bill Berry

52 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Private Debt

Rene Biner

48 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Chairman Global Investment Committee

Mike Bryant

51 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Co-Head Private Real Estate

Fredrik Henzler

47 2019 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Industry Value Creation and Head Industrials

Adam Howarth

40 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Portfolio Solutions Americas

Juri Jenkner

44 2017 Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board, Head Private Infrastructure

Sergio Jovele

49 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Client Solutions Europe

Kevin Lu

45 Member of the Global Executive Board, Chairman Asia and Head Client Solutions Asia

Marlis Morin

48 2014 Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board, Head Client Services

Stefan Naef

45 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Client Solutions

Yves Schneller

41 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Investment Services

Martin Scott

45 2013 Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Client Solutions Australia

Anthony Shontz

41 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Co-Head Private Equity Integrated Investments Americas

Marc Weiss

53 2017 Member of the Global Executive Board, Co-Head Private Real Estate

Grace del Rosario-Castano

55 2015 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Michelle Felman

56 2016 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Martin Strobel

53 2019 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Patrick Ward

65 2013 Independent Member of the Board of Directors

Philip Sauer

2015 Co-Head Group Finance & Corporate Development

Biographies

Name Description

Steffen Meister

Mr. Steffen Meister has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG., effective as of May 9, 2018. Steffen Meister is a Partner of the firm and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG, based in Zug. Steffen Meister has been with Partners Group since 2000 and served as Delegate of the Board from 2013 to 2018 and as Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2013. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Credit Suisse Financial Products and had assignments at Swiss Reinsurance Co. and the Department of Mathematics of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. He has 23 years of industry experience and holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland.

Andre Frei

Mr. Andre Frei has been Co-Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board of Partners Group Holding AG since 2013. He leads the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 2000 and has 18 years of industry experience. Previously, he served as the Chief Risk Officer of Partners Group between 2008 and 2013 and he was the Head of the Client Services business department. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland. He is also a CFA charter holder.

David Layton

Mr. David Layton has been Co-Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board, Head Private Equity at Partners Group Holding AG since January 1, 2019. He was Member of the Global Executive Board, Co-Head Private Equity, Co-Head of Private Equity Europe of Partners Group Holding AG from January 1, 2017. He was Member of the Global Executive Board, Co-Head Private Equity of Partners Group Holding AG until December 31, 2016. He is Head of the Private Equity business department and Head of the European Private Equity business unit, based in Denver. He is a member of the Global Investment Committee, the Private Equity Directs Investment Committee and the Private Equity Integrated Investment Committee. Previously, he was the Head of Private Equity in the Americas. He has been with Partners Group since 2005 and has 16 years of industry experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management.

Eric Strutz

Dr. Eric Strutz serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lead Independent Director at Partners Group Holding AG. He is Chair of the Risk & Audit Committee of the Company. He was Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank AG until March 2012. Prior to joining Commerzbank AG, Dr. Eric Strutz was employed by the Boston Consulting Group from 1993, where he was Vice President, Director and Partner from 2000. He studied at the Universities of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, and St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Illinois, USA, as well as a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland. He is a member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank plc. and a member of the Supervisory Board as well as Chairman of the Risk and Audit Committees of HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG.

Andreas Knecht

Mr. Andreas Knecht has been Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board at Partners Group Holding AG since January 1, 2016. Previously, he was Member of the Executive Board, General Counsel. He is Head of the Corporate Operations business department and Head of the Corporate Legal business unit. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 2009 and has 23 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at a number of different law firms, including Niederer Kraft & Frey, and at Man Group. He holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and an LLM from New York University. He is also admitted to the Swiss bar.

Raymond Schnidrig

Dr. Raymond Schnidrig is Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Global Executive Board at Partners Group Holding AG. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 2010 and has 26 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs and Finance Online GmbH. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland.

Stephan Schaeli

Dr. Stephan Schaeli has been Chief Investment Officer and Member of the Executive Global Board of Partners Group Holding AG since July 1, 2017. He is the Chief Investment Officer of Partners Group, based in Zug. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. He is the Deputy Chairman of the Global Investment Committee and the Chairman of the Global Portfolio Committee. He has been with Partners Group since 1999 and has 22 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at UBS and Goldman Sachs & Co. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Illinois and a PhD in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.

Michael Studer

Dr. Michael Studer has been Chief Risk Officer and Head Portfolio Solutions, Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board of Partners Group Holding AG since August 2013. He is a member of the Executive Committee, the Global Executive Board and the Global Investment Committee. He has been with Partners Group since 2001 and has 22 years of industry experience. He holds a PhD in mathematics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland.

Marcel Erni

Dr. Marcel Erni has been Executive Member of the Board of Partners Group Holding AG since 2013. Dr. Marcel Erni co-founded Partners Group in 1996. He is a Partner of the firm and an executive member of Partners Group Holding AG’s Board of Directors, based in Zug. Previously, he served as the Chief Investment Officer of Partners Group until June 2017. Prior to founding Partners Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. and McKinsey & Co. He has 27 years of industry experience and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Illinois and a PhD in finance and banking from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.

Alfred Gantner

Mr. Alfred Gantner has been Executive Member of the Board of Partners Group Holding AG since May 15, 2014. Alfred Gantner co-founded Partners Group in 1996. He is a Partner of the firm and an executive member of Partners Group Holding AG’s Board of Directors, based in Zug. Previously, Alfred Gantner served as Chief Executive Officer of Partners Group from 1996 to 2005 and subsequently as Executive Chairman from 2005 to 2014. He was also Chairman of Partners Group’s Global Investment Committee from 2011 until June 2017. Prior to founding Partners Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. He has 27 years of industry experience and holds an MBA from the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management in Utah, USA.

Urs Wietlisbach

Mr. Urs Wietlisbach has been Executive Member of the Board of Partners Group Holding AG since 2013. Urs Wietlisbach co-founded Partners Group in 1996. He is a Partner of the firm and an executive member of Partners Group Holding AG’s Board of Directors, based in Zug. Prior to founding Partners Group, he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse. He has 30 years of industry experience and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.

Amelia Raess-Fernandez

Ms. Amelia Raess-Fernandez has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Head of Human Resources at Partners Group Holding AG., since January 1, 2016. She is a member of the Global Executive Board. She has 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, she worked at Salt Mobile/ Orange Communications Switzerland, Zurich Financial Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She holds an executive MBA from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and a graduate degree in human resources management from the University of Manchester, UK.

Bill Berry

Mr. Bill Berry has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Head Private Debt of Partners Group Holding AG., since July 1, 2017. He is Head of the Private Debt business department, based in London. He has 23 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he was Co-President of Capula Investment Management and worked at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch in a variety of senior roles including Global Co-Head of Counterparty Portfolio Management (CPM) and Head of EMEA Structured Credit and Securitization and Solutions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University, New Jersey and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Pennsylvania, USA.

Rene Biner

Mr. Rene Biner has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Chairman Global Investment Committee of Partners Group Holding AG., since July 1, 2017. He is Chairman of the Global Investment Committee at Partners Group, based in Zug. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 1999 and has 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a master’s degree in economics and business administration from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He is also a Swiss certified public accountant.

Mike Bryant

Mr. Mike Bryant has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Co-Head Private Real Estate of Partners Group Holding AG since July 1, 2017. He is a member of the Private Real Estate Directs Investment Committee, the Private Real Estate Secondaries Investment Committee and the Private Real Estate Primaries Investment Committee. He has over 30 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group he worked at GE Capital Real Estate, HVB Real Estate Capital, Erste Bank, Coopers and Lybrand, and Cushman and Wakefield. He holds a Master of Arts in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is also a qualified chartered surveyor.

Fredrik Henzler

Mr. Fredrik Henzler has been appointed as Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Industry Value Creation and Head Industrials of Partners Group Holding AG. is Head of the Industry Value Creation business department and Head of the Industrials Industry Value Creation business unit, based in Zug. He is a member of the Global Executive Board, the Global Investment Committee, the Private Equity Directs Investment Committee and the Global Direct Debt Investment Committee. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the firm’s portfolio companies AMMEGA, CSS Corp., Form Technologies, Hofmann Menue Manufaktur and United States Infrastructure Corporation. He has been with Partners Group since 2012 and has 24 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at BrainNet Supply Management Group AG where he led more than 50 operational efficiency projects for portfolio companies of private equity sponsors including APAX, Bridgepoint, Cinven, KKR and Permira. He holds a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.

Adam Howarth

Mr. Adam Howarth has been Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Portfolio Solutions Americas at Partners Group Holding AG., since July 1, 2017. He is Head of Partners Group’s New York office and Head of Portfolio Management for the Americas. He is a member of the Private Equity Integrated Investment Committee and was previously the Co-Head Private Equity Integrated Investments Americas. He has been with Partners Group since 2007 and has 19 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at HarbourVest Partners, LLC and Credit Suisse. He holds an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business, USA.

Juri Jenkner

Mr. Juri Jenkner has been Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board, Head Private Infrastructure at Partners Group Holding AG., since July 1, 2017. He is Head of the Private Infrastructure business department, based in Zug. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board. He is a member of the Global Investment Committee and 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 19 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.

Sergio Jovele

Mr. Sergio Jovele has been Member of the Global Executive Board, Client Solutions Europe at Partners Group Holding AG since July 1, 2017. He is Head of Partners Group’s London office and part of the European Client Solutions business unit. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 2005 and has 19 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Initiative Europe on private equity research assignments. He has published academic papers on American literature and holds a degree in literature from the Istituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, Italy.

Kevin Lu

Dr. Kevin Lu serves as Member of the Global Executive Board, Chairman Asia and Head Client Solutions Asia at Partners Group Holding AG. He is Chairman of Asia and Head of Partners Group’s Singapore office as well as Head of the Asian Client Solutions business unit. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 2014 and has 21 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he was a member of the senior management team at the World Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, as its CFO and Asia-Pacific Regional Director. He holds a Ph.D. in international finance and public policy from New York University, USA.

Marlis Morin

Ms. Marlis Morin is Member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board, Head Client Services of Partners Group Holding AG since July 1, 2014. She is Head of the Client Services business department, based in Zug. She is a member of the Executive Committee and the Global Executive Board. She has been with Partners Group since 2003 and has 25 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, she worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management Funds, Raiffeisen Landesbank Südtirol and Raiffeisenkasse Eisacktal. She holds a master’s degree in international economics and business studies from the University of Innsbruck, Austria and Marquette University, Wisconsin.

Stefan Naef

Mr. Stefan Naef has been Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Client Solutions at Partners Group Holding AG., since July 1, 2017. He is Head of the Client Solutions business department and Head of the European Client Solutions business unit, based in Zug. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. Previously, he was part of the Private Equity Directs and Primaries business unit and subsequently founded the firm’s London office. He has been with Partners Group since 2000 and has 23 years of industry.

Yves Schneller

Dr. Yves Schneller has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Head Investment Services at Partners Group Holding AG since July 1, 2017. He is Head of the Investment Services business department and Co-Head of the Transaction Services business unit, based in Zug. He has been with Partners Group since 2008 and has twelve years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Baer & Karrer. He holds a Ph.D. in business law from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland. He is also admitted to the Swiss bar.

Martin Scott

Mr. Martin Scott has been Member of the Global Executive Board, Head Client Solutions Australia of Partners Group Holding AG., since 2013. He is Head of Partners Group’s Sydney office and Head of the Australian Client Solutions business unit. He is a member of the Global Executive Board. He has been with Partners Group since 2008 and has 26 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Zurich Investments, Tyndall Investment Management and Citigroup. He holds a marketing diploma from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia and studied business at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Anthony Shontz

Mr. Anthony Shontz has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Co-Head Private Equity Integrated Investments Americas at Partners Group Holding AG since July 1, 2017. is Head of Partners Group’s Denver office and Co-Head of Private Equity Integrated Investments Americas. He is a member of the Private Equity Integrated Investment Committee. He has been with Partners Group since 2007 and has 17 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Pacific Private Capital and Prudential Capital Group. He holds an MBA from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management in Illinois, USA. , USA.

Marc Weiss

Mr. Marc Weiss has been Member of the Global Executive Board and Co-Head Private Real Estate at Partners Group Holding AG., since July 1, 2017. is Co-Head of the Private Real Estate business department, based in New York. He is a member of the Global Executive Board, the Global Investment Committee and Chairman of the Private Real Estate Investment Committee. He has been with Partners Group since 2007 and has 32 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Commonfund, Kenneth Leventhal & Company, Ernst & Young, LLP, UBS Asset Management and Pension Consulting Alliance, Inc., whose discretionary asset management business was integrated into Partners Group. He holds an MBA from the Cornell University Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management in New York, USA. He was also a certified public accountant.

Grace del Rosario-Castano

Ms. Grace del Rosario-Castano has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG since May 13, 2015. She is Chairwoman of the Nomination & Compensation Committee and Member of the Investment Oversight Committee. She spent 22 years at Johnson & Johnson, joining in 1990 as Brand Manager and ending her tenure as Company Group Chairman, Asia-Pacific, in July 2014. In that role, she was responsible for all markets in the Asia- Pacific region. In her early years at Johnson & Johnson, she worked for the Consumer Products Worldwide division in the United States. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, she spent the formative years of her career with Unilever. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines. She has also completed the Senior Management Programs at the Asian Institute of Management, Smith-Tuck Global Leadership For Women, at the Tuck School of Business in Hanover, New Hampshire and the Advanced Management Program at the University of California in Berkeley.

Michelle Felman

Ms. Michelle Felman has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG since 2016. Michelle Felman is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG. She is a senior advisor to Turner Impact Capital, a US investment platform focused on social impact investing in education. Furthermore, she teaches at Columbia University in New York. From 1997 to 2010, Michelle Felman was Executive Vice President (EVP), Acquisitions and Capital Markets, at Vornado Realty Trust. Before joining Vornado, she was Managing Director, Global Business Development, at GE Capital, with responsibility for structuring and evaluating new markets and products globally (1994-1997). Prior to this, she spent three years in investment banking at Morgan Stanley. She has more than 28 years of experience in the real estate and investment business. She earned her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of California in Berkeley and her MBA from Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Martin Strobel

Dr. Martin Strobel serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company. Dr. Strobel's background is in technology and he gained a PhD in business computer science while beginning his career as a consultant at The Boston Consulting Group. He subsequently joined the Swiss insurer Baloise Group to oversee technology, before ultimately spending seven years of his 17-year tenure there as Group CEO. After leaving Baloise Group in April 2016, Dr. Strobel spent almost three years as an operating partner at private equity firm Advent International. He is a board member at RSA Insurance Group plc., a British-headquartered insurer, where he chairs the Risk Committee. At Partners Group, he will contribute to general strategic Board-level initiatives, with a particular focus on technology and operations.

Patrick Ward

Mr. Patrick Ward has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Partners Group Holding AG since March 8, 2013. Patrick Ward is an independent member of Partners Group Holding AG’s Board of Directors and Chairman UK and Middle East. Prior to joining Partners Group, he was Advisory Director and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International. Previously, he was Deputy Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs International and a member of the firm’s management committee, having previously Co-Headed the equities division globally. He has 39 years of industry experience and holds a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University, Illinois, USA, and an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Philip Sauer