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.