Mr. Chen is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on U.S. direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Chen was an Analyst in the Global Developed Credit Group at DoubleLine Capital, where he focused on healthcare leveraged loan and high yield investments. Previously, Mr. Chen held Analyst positions at Magnetar Capital and Kingdon Capital, where he focused on healthcare investments. In addition, he was an Associate in the Credit Group at KKR, and an Analyst in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Chen holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College in Economics.