Mr. Kotecha is a Partner and Relationship Manager for the UK in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where he leads the team focused on institutional client management. 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.