Kevin Lu is Managing Director of the Partners Group, a global private equity firm. He is also a Distinguished Fellow with the INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative, focusing on infrastructure investing. Prior, Lu held senior positions at the World Bank Group, including Chief Financial Officer and Regional Director for Asia-Pacific MIGA. At the World Bank, he was responsible for investment portfolios totalling $16 billion and participated in multilateral funding packages in excess of $25 billion. Lu was previously associated with CSFB and Global Risk Advisors in New York. He sits on the Emerging Markets Advisory Council of the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the MBA Advisory Council of Nanyan Technology University and the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on China and the World Economic Forum's Strategic Infrastructure Initiative Advisory Committee. Lu was honoured as a Future Leader by IIF. He is the author of “Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century”, and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Huffington Post and Project Syndicate.