Mr. Mehta is an Associate in the Ares Investor Relations Group, where he focuses on credit investor relations. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Mehta was an Associate Manager at Sutherland Global Services, where he focused on providing credit research service to global asset managers. Previously, Mr. Mehta was a Senior Finance Manager at iMarkServ, providing support to the largest credit fund in the Middle East and was also a part of the team providing in-depth credit research to direct lending based in the U.S. In addition, Mr. Mehta was a Manager - Business Analyst at Volkswagen India Group. He began his career as a Senior Research Analyst at CRISIL (an S&P Group Company). Mr. Mehta holds a B.E. from Mumbai University in Electronics and Telecommunication and an M.B.A. from Mumbai Educational Trust - MET League of College in Finance.