Mr. Echevarria is a Principal in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on European direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Mr. Echevarria was a Director at ING, where he focused on leveraged finance, technology, media and telecom transactions. Previously, Mr. Echevarria was a Senior Analyst at EY. In addition, he was a Senior Consultant at PwC. Mr. Echevarria holds a B.A. from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Business Administration.