Adams Street taps Brown as partner and consultant relations head

Prior to joining Adams Street, Brown was managing director of the global business development group at Barings LLC.

Adams Street Partners has named Jennifer Brown as a partner and global head of consultant relations. Prior to joining Adams Street, Brown was managing director of the global business development group at Barings LLC.


July 20, 2021 – Chicago, IL – Adams Street Partners, LLC, a private markets investment management firm with $45 billion of assets under management, announced today that Jennifer Brown joined the firm as Partner and Global Head of Consultant Relations. Ms. Brown will manage consultant activities worldwide and will strengthen relationships with consultant partners who are seeking to provide clients globally with top tier private equity and private credit solutions.

“Jennifer brings the experience, expertise and collaborative approach to help create strategic value for investment consultants and institutional asset allocators,” said Kevin O’Donnell, Partner and Global Head of Investor Relations. “It is imperative that Adams Street provide innovative solutions for the consultant community globally.”

“Adams Street has deep private markets investment experience and the firm is focused on becoming an even more thoughtful partner to investment consultants,” said Ms. Brown. “I’m looking forward to developing our relationships globally with the consultant community in ways that meaningfully serve clients.”

Prior to joining Adams Street, Jennifer was Managing Director of the Global Business Development Group at Barings, LLC, where she led marketing strategy for U.S. Consultant Relations and was responsible for establishing consultant relationships to attract new business opportunities.

Before Barings, Jennifer was a Vice President of Global Consultant Relations at BlackRock and an Assistant Vice President of Institutional Equities Sales Trading at Barclays Capital (formerly Lehman Brothers). Ms. Brown has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Hampton University summa cum laude and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

About Adams Street Partners
Adams Street Partners is a global private markets investment manager with investments in more than thirty countries across five continents. The firm is 100% employee-owned and has approximately $45 billion in assets under management. Adams Street strives to generate actionable investment insights across market cycles by drawing on nearly 50 years of private markets experience, proprietary intelligence, and trusted relationships. Adams Street has offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Visit