David Wilton has joined Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners as managing director, said Matt Burkhard, spokesman.
It is a new position. Mr. Wilton's focus is private equity impact investing, Mr. Burkhard said.
His position is part of the Morgan Stanley alternative management unit's development of a partnership with Morgan Stanley's Institute for Sustainable Investing, which “seeks to drive private capital toward investments promoting sustainable and profitable economic growth,” a Morgan Stanley news release said.
Mr. Wilton was previously chief investment officer and manager for global private equity for the International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group. He retired from the firm in July.
Serene Jweied, IFC spokeswoman, did not return a phone call by press time.