GI Partners, a private investment firm, has added Matt Barker to its GI data infrastructure strategy as a managing director.

In his new role, Barker will lead the company’s digital infrastructure investing in Europe. Prior to joining GI Partners, Barker was a partner with 3i Infrastructure where he led the digital infrastructure investments in multiple European countries.

We are excited about the investing opportunity for value-add data infrastructure in Europe,” comments Mark Prybutok and Brendan Scollans, co-heads of the GI Data Infrastructure strategy. “Matt has an impressive background of working closely with high-quality management teams to drive growth and strong returns in this sector. We look forward to adding his leadership and investment experience to our team.”