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Paula Campbell Roberts

Paula Campbell Roberts

Director, Global Macro and Real Estate Americas
New York

Paula Campbell Roberts (New York) joined KKR in 2017, and is a U.S. Consumer Economist and member of the Global Macro as well as Real Estate Americas teams. Ms. Roberts leads macro real estate investment research, and partners with real estate, private equity and credit deal teams globally to develop and diligence investment themes and opportunities. In addition, as the Head of Alternative Data within the Global Macro team, Ms. Roberts leads efforts to leverage big data in due diligence as well as in identifying demographic and consumer-driven investment themes. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Roberts was an executive director at Morgan Stanley, where she managed coverage of the U.S. consumer sector, advised Fortune 500 CEOs on their consumer strategy, and used big data to predict inflections in key sectors of the economy. Before Morgan Stanley, Ms. Roberts was a management consultant leading case teams and advising Fortune 500 companies at Bain & Co. Ms. Roberts earned her MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BA from Yale University. Currently, Ms. Roberts serves on the boards of The Brearley School, the Northside Center for Childhood Development, the American Friends of Jamaica and the Harvard Business School African-American Alumni Association. She is also a Compass Charter School Advisory Board member and a Lincoln Center Leadership Fellow.