Mr. Shu is a Senior Associate in the Ares Investor Relations Group, where he focuses on credit investor relations. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Shu was an Associate at the Credit Suisse Private Fund Group, where he focused on private equity directs, co-investments and secondary transactions. Previously, Mr. Shu was an Investment Banking Associate in the Global Power and Utilities Investment Banking Group at Barclays Investment Bank. In addition, Mr. Shu served as a Captain in the U.S. Army, where he was responsible for leading soldiers in combat engineering operations, including two deployments to Afghanistan. Mr. Shu holds a B.S. from the United States Military Academy in Chemical Engineering and an M.B.A from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.