Mr. Kotecha is a Managing Director in the Ares Relationship Management Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2016, Mr. Kotecha was a Managing Director at Alcentra Limited and Advent Capital Management, LLC, where he focused on business development in Europe. Previously, Mr. Kotecha was a Vice President at F&C Asset Management Plc, where he focused on business development and investor relations in Europe. Mr. Kotecha holds a B.Sc. from Cardiff University in Banking and Finance.