Derek Jones

GCM Grosvenor Private Markets

Mr. Jones is Vice Chairman of GCM Grosvenor Private Markets and a Private Markets Investment Committee Member. GCM Grosvenor is one of the world’s largest and most diversified independent alternative asset management firms.

Mr. Jones leads the co-investment team and the diverse managers practice. His responsibilities also involve relationship management, deal sourcing and conducting due diligence. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Mr. Jones was a Managing Director in the Customized Fund Investment Group of Credit Suisse Group AG. Prior to Credit Suisse, he was a Managing Partner at Oncore Capital, as well as a General Partner at Provender Capital. He started his private equity career at Prudential Insurance Company as part of Prudential Equity Investors, which subsequently became Cornerstone Equity Investors, where he was a partner.

Mr. Jones is also a recipient of the Pacesetter Award from the National Association of Investment Companies in 2012. He was also recognized as one of the 75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street by Black Enterprise in 2011. Mr. Jones received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from American University and his Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University.