Jim Burns (New York and London) joined KKR in 2010 and is a Partner in Global Client Solutions where he leads KKR’s client business both in the Americas and in EMEA. He established, and led for eleven years, KKR’s Individual Investor Business, which is responsible for capital formation from family offices and wealth platforms globally. He is a member of the Executive Committee for KKR Capital Markets LLC and serves as a Director on the Board of KKR Alternative Investment Management. 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, including 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 is a member of the board of trustees for Emory University and serves both on the Executive Committee and as Chair of 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 serves both on the Executive Committee and as Chair of 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.