Dr. Kevin Lu is a Partner and Chairman of Asia at Partners Group, a global private equity firm with $74 billion AUM. He chairs the Impact Committee of PG LIFE and is a member of the firm’s Global Executive Board. He is also the head of Singapore office with 280 staff. Prior to Partners Group, Kevin held various senior management positions at the World Bank Group. He served on the Senior Management Team of the Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency for eight years as its Chief Financial Officer and Regional Director of Asia. Kevin is a Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD, where he focuses on infrastructure and private equity investing. Kevin serves on a number of advisory committees including the Advisory Council for the World Bank's Global Infrastructure Facility, Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Financial Centre Advisory Panel, and the World Economy Forum’s Global Agenda Council on China. He co-authored a book Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century. He was named a Young Global Leader by WEF in 2010, and a Future Leader by the Institute of International Finance in 2014. Kevin has published commentaries in the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Washington Post, Financial Times, and the Straits Times.