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. Urs Wietlisbach is Chairman of the Board's Client Oversight Committee and a member of its Strategy Committee. He is also a Board member of PG Impact Investments AG and a member of the Board of Trustees of PG Impact Investments Foundation, a foundation that focuses on impact investing globally.
In addition, he is a member of the Boards of Directors of Entrepreneur Partners AG, a Swiss asset manager, and PG3 AG, Switzerland, the family office of the founders of Partners Group. He is a member of the HSG Advisory Board and member of Board of Trustees of HSG Foundation, the foundation of the University of St. Gallen. Urs Wietlisbach is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Passion Schneesport, a foundation supporting young Swiss talents in snow sports, and the Co-President of Schweizer Sporthilfe, a foundation that supports Swiss athletes. 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.