Patrick O’Hara is a member of Barings’ Diversified Alternative Equity team and is responsible for originating, underwriting and monitoring primary fund, co-investment, and secondary fund opportunities for private equity and real assets. Patrick has worked in the industry since 1998 with experience as a General Partner and Limited Partner investor in private equity, real assets, leveraged loans and distressed credit. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Patrick held several leadership and investment positions including Co-Founder and Partner at Aldea Capital Partners, Principal at GCM Grosvenor, Director of Private Equity at the Employees Retirement System of Texas, Managing Director at Patriarch Partners and Portfolio Manager at GE Capital. Patrick holds a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.