Mr. Li is a Principal in the Ares SSG Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Mr. Li was an Executive Director at SSG Group, where he focused on sourcing, execution, and managing investments primarily in Greater China. Previously, Mr. Li was a Vice President at the China Merchants Capital Credit Opportunities Fund, one of the credit investment platforms under China Merchants Group. In addition, he was a Vice President at Asia Mezzanine Capital Group, where he focused on growth financings across Asia. Mr. Li began his career at KPMG Audit in London. Mr. Li holds a B.S.C. from the London School of Economics in Economics. Mr. Li is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).