Mr. Zhang is a Principal and Relationship Manager, Asia, in the Ares Relationship Management Group. Prior to Joining Ares in 2015, Mr. Zhang worked at Bank of China Group Investment Ltd. in Hong Kong, where he focused on private equity fund investments and co-investments in China. Previously, Mr. Zhang was a Vice President at PingAn Insurance Group and China Investment Corporation, where he focused on global private equity fund investments, co-investments and direct investments, based in Shanghai and Beijing. Mr. Zhang began his career as a Credit Analyst at the Reserves Management Department of State Administration of Foreign Exchange. Mr. Zhang holds a B.A. and a M.A. from the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing) in Finance and an M.S. from London Business School in Finance.