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Vance Serchuk

Vance Serchuk

Executive Director and Managing Director, KKR Global Institute and Private Equity
New York

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. He is a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve.