Mr. Taylor is a Vice President in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on European direct lending. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Taylor was an Analyst at Barclays on the Leveraged Finance Team. Mr. Taylor began his career at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group as a Graduate Analyst. He holds a B.A. from the University of Leeds in Economics and Politics and an M.Sc. from Cass Business in Finance.