William Needham (London) joined KKR in 2014 and is a Managing Director of KKR Credit. He leads KKR's corporate restructuring and governance efforts across the European Private Credit and Special Situations strategies. Mr Needham currently sits on the boards of various portfolio companies including Petainer, Pillarstone and Tekfor. Prior to joining KKR, he was at Weil, Gotshal & Manges where he helped build the European restructuring and distressed investing business. Prior to this, Mr. Needham started his career at Jones Day in the business restructuring and refinancing group. Mr. Needham holds an L.L.B. from the University of Nottingham and a Distinction from Nottingham Law School.