Kevin Lu is a Partner, Chairman of Asia and Member of Global Executive Board of Partners Group, a global private equity firm. Partners Group manages $55 billion of assets on behalf of 900 institutional investors. He is a Distinguished Fellow on Infrastructure Investing at INSEAD. Before joining Partners Group, he held senior positions at the World Bank Group, including as the Director, CFO and Member of Senior Management Team of the Bank Group's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the World Bank's Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF), and several other international advisory groups including the Emerging Markets Advisory Council of the Institute of International Finance (IIF), MBA Advisory Council of Nanyan Technology University, World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on China and Global Strategic Infrastructure Initiative. He is co-editor and author of a book "Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century", wrote a column for Wall Street Journal Online, and has published in the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Washington Post and Project Syndicate. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2010 and a Future Leader by IIF in 2014.