Mr. Chagan is a Managing Director in the Corporate Accounting Group of the Ares Finance Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2018, Mr. Chagan was a Director at KKR where he was the Head of the Corporate Finance group, focusing on hedging and liability management. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of KKR Income Opportunities Fund. Previously, Mr. Chagan worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, serving a variety of clients in the investment management industry. In addition, Mr. Chagan was in the banking industry in South Africa. Mr. Chagan holds B.Com. (Hons) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in Commerce.