Ms. Tao is a Principal in the Ares SSG Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Ms. Tao was a Director at SSG Group, where she focused on investment sourcing, analysis, execution and management. Previously, Ms. Tao was an Associate at KPMG International, where she focused on financial institutions audits. Ms. Tao holds a B.S. in Economics and Finance and an M.Sc. in Finance from the University of Hong Kong. Ms. Tao is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).