Neil R. Brown (New York) joined KKR in 2014 and is Managing Director in the KKR Global Institute and on the Infrastructure team. Mr. Brown works at the intersection of finance and geopolitics to navigate global trends and risk and invest in new markets globally. He is most active in infrastructure, energy, and climate. Mr. Brown has been involved with KKR's investments on five continents, including co-leading KKR’s first investments in several countries. He sits on the Boards of ADNOC Oil Pipelines, MetroNet, Contour Global, Albioma, and ON*Net Fibra Chile and Colombia, and has been involved with Sempra Infrastructure Partners, Marverde Infraestructura (Pemex Midstream), and United Group (SBB/Telemach), amongst others. Mr. Brown is also a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States, specializing in energy and foreign policy. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Brown served for over eight years as a senior staff member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, working with the late Senator Richard G. Lugar. In that capacity, Neil led legislative efforts and oversight on global energy security and governance, environment, and domestic energy, and he worked on countering weapons of mass destruction. He has also served as a senior advisor at Goldwyn Global Strategies, on the U.S. Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative advisory committee for the U.S. Secretary of Interior, and as a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He previously undertook refugee and development work while living in Nepal, Namibia, and Egypt. Mr. Brown currently serves on the non-profit boards of The Lugar Center, Merton College Charitable Corporation, Association of American Rhodes Scholars, and Columbia University Energy Journalism Initiative. Mr. Brown is an honors graduate of Harvard University and received graduate MSc and MPhil degrees from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.