Partners Capital Investment Group has promoted five senior executives and hired three new senior officers.

The firm has promoted Adam Watson, co-head of Asia Pacific to partner; Dominik Burckgard, head of the Hong Kong office to managing director; Elizabeth Trotta and Adam Spence to partner; and Ryan Handler to managing director. Trotta and Spence will operate out of the the firm’s New York office while Handler serves with the operations side of the business.

Additionally, the firm hired Abhi Shah, Lenia Ascenso and John Beil as managing directors. Shah, head of strategy and transformation, is responsible for the firm’s global operations strategy and previously served at McKinsey and RBS Group. Ascenso, COO of investment research, previously served as partner of NEPC and oversaw operational functions. Beil, head of private equity and real estate, previously worked as managing director of private equity with the University of California Investment Office.

“We welcome these exceptionally talented professionals to our Partners Capital team and look forward to each individual’s expertise and leadership contributing to our firm’s rigorous institutional investment approach,” said Partners capital chairman and co-founder Stan Miranda.