David Katz (Singapore) joined KKR in 2017 and is a Managing Director on the Global Public Affairs team for KKR Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. In this role, Mr. Katz leads the corporate communications, government relations, corporate citizenship and environmental, social and governance functions for KKR across all markets in the Asia Pacific. He also sits on KKR's Asia Pacific leadership team. Previously, Mr. Katz was the deputy head of global government relations and head of Asia Pacific government relations for PayPal Inc. where he managed PayPal's global government engagements across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa. He also sat on PayPal's Asia Pacific leadership team. Prior to PayPal Inc., he worked at eBay Inc., where he managed Asia Pacific government relations for both eBay Marketplace and PayPal - then owned by eBay Inc. Before joining eBay, Mr. Katz worked at Visa Inc. where he served as their first head of government relations for the Asia region with focus on China, Korea, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia markets. Mr. Katz's background also includes service as a senior advisor in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat in Singapore, where he advanced policy and capacity building. He served in the executive office of the President for eight years as a staff member of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) with responsibility for Southeast Asia, APEC, and China trade policy. Prior to USTR, Mr. Katz was a member of the U.S. diplomatic service, with tours in Taiwan, Mongolia, and Singapore, and he was a special assistant to U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell.