North Sky Hires Andrew Harris

North Sky Capital has added Andrew Harris to its team as a Principal in its New York office.

North Sky was founded in 2000 as the Piper Jaffray Private Capital Group and spun out as an independent firm in 2010. Today the firm is a direct and fund of funds investor in the renewable energy infrastructure, clean technology, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) sectors. North Sky’s investments can take the form of private equity, buyouts, secondaries, turnaround/distressed debt, and venture capital.

“We are excited to welcome Andrew to our business development team,” said Scott Barrington, Chief Executive Officer. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in private markets fundraising and will further accelerate the growth of our series of impact funds.”

Prior to joining North Sky, from June 2014 to April 2018, Mr. Harris was a Senior Vice President in the New York office of Threadmark, an advisory firm that specializes in raising capital for real asset funds in North America and Europe. Earlier in his career, from November 2005 to May 2014, he was a Vice President at Forum Capital Partners, where he raised capital for various private equity funds.

During his career, he has worked on approximately 50 fundraising campaigns. “Andrew has extensive experience raising capital for both infrastructure and secondaries, which makes him an outstanding fit for our firm,” said Mike Pohlen, Managing Director.

“Andrew understands that the attractive returns profiles of our funds offer a terrific opportunity to expand the appeal of impact investing to all investors, big and small. He is going to be a tremendous asset to the firm,” said Danny Zouber, Managing Director.

North Sky currently manages $1.2 billion in committed capital across its funds and is headquartered in Minneapolis with an additional office in New York City (www.northskycapital.com).

© 2018 Private Equity Professional | June 19, 2018

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