Mr. Dennis is a Partner and Co-Head of European Credit, in the Ares Credit Group. Mr. Dennis serves on the Ares Executive Management Committee. Additionally, Mr. Dennis serves as a member of the Ares Credit Group's European Direct Lending and European Liquid Credit Investment Committees, and the Ares SSG Direct Lending (Australia) Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2007, Mr. Dennis was Head of the London Financial Sponsor Group at Barclays Bank, where he focused on originating middle market financing opportunities. Mr. Dennis holds a B.Sc. from the University of Nottingham and University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and an M.B.A., with high honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.