Morrison & Co., a global infrastructure investment firm, has added Melissa Richards as a partner and head of strategy, product and growth.

Based in New York, Richards will oversee Morrison & Co.’s global strategy as the firm looks to continue to expand its footprint for the benefit of its global institutional investor clients. Richards has over 15 years of private markets experience, working across infrastructure, real estate, private equity and credit on behalf of institutional and private wealth clients. She was most recently senior vice president and head of product strategy and client solutions at Brookfield Oaktree Wealth Solutions in New York. Prior to that, she was Brookfield’s head of infrastructure project management. Before Brookfield, she served as executive director and infrastructure fund portfolio specialist at Morgan Stanley, where she managed an investor portfolio representing major pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions and high-net-worth individuals.