Paula Campbell Roberts
Paula Campbell Roberts (New York) joined KKR in 2017 and is the Chief Investment Strategist for the firm’s Global Wealth business and a Managing Director on the Global Macro, Balance Sheet and Risk (GBR) team. As Chief Investment Strategist, Ms. Roberts advises the firm's wealth management partners on macroeconomics and asset allocation, with a focus on the role that private assets, including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, and credit, can play in individual investor portfolios. As a Managing Director on the GBR team, Ms. Roberts also works with KKR’s investment teams on the identification and evaluation of macro considerations as it relates to both deployment and monetization opportunities. Ms. Roberts is a member of the firm’s Global Wealth Executive Committee, Global Macro, Risk and Balance Sheet (GBR) Senior Leadership team. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Roberts was an economist at Morgan Stanley, providing views on the economy and the consumer sector to asset management clients, using big data to predict inflections in key sectors of the economy, and advising Fortune 500 CEOs on their consumer strategy. Before Morgan Stanley, Ms. Roberts was a management consultant leading case teams and advising Fortune 500 companies at Bain & Co. Ms. Roberts is one of fifteen members of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Economic Advisory Panel and a member of the Economic Club of New York. Ms. Roberts earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Yale University. She is currently a Lincoln Center Leadership Fellow, and she also serves on the boards of the New York City Ballet and the American Friends of Jamaica.