Vance Serchuk (New York) joined KKR in 2013. He is the executive director of the KKR Global Institute, responsible for geopolitical analysis, and a member of the KKR Industrials industry team. Mr. Serchuk has been involved in KKR's investments in Hensoldt GmbH, United Group (SBB/Telemach), Afriflora, and others. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Serchuk served as the senior national security advisor to Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-Connecticut) and a professional staff member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. In this capacity, Mr. Serchuk worked on a range of international security issues, including Iran and Russia sanctions legislation, Indo-Pacific strategy, and the war on terror. A former monthly columnist for the Washington Post, Mr. Serchuk's writings have also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic, and Politico. Mr. Serchuk is a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton University, holds a JD from Yale Law School, and was a Fulbright scholar in the Russian Federation. A native of New York State, Mr. Serchuk is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC, and serves on the Space Advisory Committee of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Board. He is a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.