Morgan Stanley has a unique and extremely valuable culture. It’s about collaboration, it’s about quality and it’s about doing things the right way.

After more than a decade at the firm, I’m more aware of how valuable our culture is. It is our biggest strength and what differentiates us the most.



Jacques is the Global Head of Distribution and Co-Head of the Solutions and Multi-Asset Group at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He is a member of the Morgan Stanley Management Committee and of the Investment Management Operating Committee.

Before returning to Morgan Stanley in 2016, Jacques was the Head of Investment Solutions at The Carlyle Group. From 2006 to 2013, Jacques held senior leadership roles in Morgan Stanley's Investment Management and Wealth Management businesses. In his latest role with the firm, he was the Head of Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners.

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Jacques was Head of Alternative Investments for Citigroup's Global Wealth Management Group and before that a managing director at Citigroup Alternative Investments, the firm’s proprietary alternative investment unit. He was also a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and an investment banker at Bankers Trust Company.

Jacques received a B.A. in finance from Tulane University and an M.B.A., with honors, from Columbia Business School. He is also a member of the New York Board of Advisors of Teach For America.

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