Joseph McDonald

Associate Director, Private Equity

Zurich Alternative Asset Management

Joseph McDonald is an Associate at Zurich Alternative Asset Management, LLC (“ZAAM”), the in-house alternative asset investment unit of Zurich Insurance Group. At ZAAM, Joe is part of the private equity team responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing on primary fund investments, co-investments, and secondary transactions in North America and Western Europe. His responsibilities also include the implementation of Zurich’s impact investing strategy which is focused on generating superior risk-adjusted financial returns while achieving positive social and environmental impact.

Prior to ZAAM, Joe worked at CapitalSpring, a consumer focused private equity and debt fund. There, he was most recently an Associate on the investment team since 2011. Before CapitalSpring, Joe was an Analyst with Deloitte, focusing on projects for a variety of broker / dealers and venture capital firms in New York.

Joe graduated with a B.A. in Economics & Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross.