Prior to joining ICG AJ spent 25 years with Morgan Stanley where he served most recently as Vice-Chairman of Private Credit & Equity. In 2007, he rebuilt Morgan Stanley’s private equity investing business and from 2007 to 2018 was Head of Private Equity and Chair of the Group’s Private Equity Investment Committee. He also served as a member of several investment committees and of the firm’s Private Investment Risk Committee. AJ has, in addition, significant experience on numerous corporate boards.
AJ is a highly regarded private equity leader with more than three decades of experience and is a Director of the Commonwealth Fund; a Director of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History; a Director of Shakespeare’s Globe USA; a Director of the International Biomedical Research Alliance; a member of the Council on Foreign Relations; co-Chair of the Harvard College Fund; a member of the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors; Chief Fund Agent for the Harvard Business School Class of 1987; Reunion Co-Chairman for the Harvard College Class of 1983; a Director of Pursuit (a social impact organization that provides training and career support to help adults obtain their first jobs in technology); and a mentor in Senator Gillibrand’s Women’s Mentoring Initiative.
He received an AB magna cum laude in Biochemical Sciences in 1983 from Harvard College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1987, he received an MBA with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
An extraordinary culture
AJ says how ICG’s growth-enabling culture attracted him to join the firm