Leadership

Henry H. McVey

David H. Petraeus

Chairman of the KKR Global Institute
WASHINGTON, D.C.

General (Ret) David H. Petraeus (Washington, DC) started working with KKR in 2013 and is Chairman of the KKR Global Institute. Gen. Petraeus is involved in the KKR investment process and oversees the Institute's thought leadership platform focused on geopolitical and macro-economic trends, as well as environmental, social, and governance issues. Prior to joining KKR, Gen. Petraeus served over 37 years in the U.S. military, including command of coalition forces in Iraq, command of U.S. Central Command, and command of coalition forces in Afghanistan. Following his service in the military, Gen. Petraeus served as the Director of the CIA. Gen. Petraeus graduated with distinction from the U.S. Military Academy and subsequently earned M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees in international relations from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Gen. Petraeus has received numerous U.S. military, State Department, NATO and United Nations medals and awards, and he has been decorated by 12 foreign countries. He also serves as a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at CUNY's Macaulay Honors College, as a Judge Widney Professor at the Univ of Southern California, and as a member of the advisory boards of a number of veterans's organizations.