R. Barney Walker

Principal at Veridien Capital Partners

Barney Walker is a Principal at Veridien Capital Partners.  He is responsible for developing SGA relationships in North America, Europe and the Middle East.  Previously, Mr. Walker was Director of Institutional Investments at Strategic Global Advisors, LLC. Previously, he was a Partner at Aligned Asset Managers LLC, a portfolio holding company of GTCR, LLC where they provided growth equity capital and distribution expertise to their member firms. Previously, Mr. Walker was a Senior Vice President at Artio Global Investors, LLC (f/k/a Julius Baer Investment Management, LLC) where he shared leadership for new business and client service from 2002-2012, helping grow the firm to approximately $80 billion.  Mr. Walker started his career at Ark Asset Management, Inc. where he worked from 1996-2002 holding various institutional new business/client service roles after spending two years as a junior member of the portfolio team. He earned his BS from Boston College.