Mr. Puri is an Associate in the Ares Investor Relations Group, where he focuses on credit investor relations. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Puri was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on the origination and execution of mergers and acquisitions and strategic financing transactions in the Financial Institutions Group (FIG). Mr. Puri holds a B.A. (Hons) from Durham University in Accounting and Finance. Mr. Puri is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA®) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).