Mr. Walton is a Partner and Head of Private Equity in the Ares Secondaries Group. He joined the Firm in 2006. Mr. Walton serves as a member of the Ares Private Equity Group's Energy Opportunities and Extended Value Investment Committees, the Ares Infrastructure Group's Climate Infrastructure Partners Investment Committee, the Ares Secondaries Group's Private Equity Investment Committee and the Ares Sports, Media and Entertainment Investment Committee. He currently serves on the boards of directors for the parent entities of Development Capital Resources, EPIC Midstream and Verdad Resources. Mr. Walton holds a B.A. from Princeton University in Politics and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.