Brian Dillard (Hong Kong) joined KKR in 2006 and is a Managing Director and Head of Asia Credit. Prior to moving to Hong Kong in 2018, Mr. Dillard was a portfolio manager for KKR's Special Situations funds and portfolios in New York. Before joining the Special Situations team, Mr. Dillard was a member of KKR’s Private Equity Team and has been involved with several investments, including KKR’s investment in Oriental Brewery. In 2008 and 2009, Mr. Dillard worked in Hong Kong assisting in the development of KKR's Asian operations. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Dillard was at Morgan Stanley & Co. in its mergers and acquisitions investment banking group, where he was involved in a number of merger, acquisition, and financing transactions. Mr. Dillard graduated from Harvard College and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Dillard currently serves on the Board of Directors of Chembulk Tankers, Maritime Finance Company, and Orchard Marine Limited.