David Layton is the Chief Executive Officer of Partners Group, based in the firm’s Americas headquarters in Colorado. He leads the Executive Team and the Global Executive Board. He is also the Head of the Private Equity business department and member of the Global Investment Committee. Previously, he was the Head of Partners Group’s Private Equity business in the Americas and has represented Partners Group on the Board of Directors of several of the firm’s portfolio companies, including Universal Services of America, Nobel Learning Communities, MicroPoise Measurement Systems, Cabot Credit Management, Pacific Bells, and Strategic Partners. David has been with Partners Group since 2005 and has 18 years of industry experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management.