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Jim Burns

Jim Burns

Member, Head of EMEA Client and Partner Group and Head of Individual Investor Business
New York

Jim Burns (London and New York) joined KKR in 2010 and is a member of the Client and Partner Group, where he leads KKR’s client business in EMEA and leads KKR’s Individual Investor Business globally. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Burns was a managing director in the private wealth management division of Morgan Stanley, where he worked for nearly thirteen years and held a variety of positions, most recently as head of the Eastern United States for private wealth management. Mr. Burns holds a B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, from Emory University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Burns serves as a member of the board of trustees for Emory University and sits on the Investment Committee for the University's endowment. He is a member of the board of trustees for The McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN, where he sits on the Investment Committee for the School’s endowment. He is a former trustee for the Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York, a former trustee for the Harvard Business School Club of New York and a former trustee for the Emory College Alumni Board.