Mr. Hu is a Vice President in the Ares SSG Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Hu was a Vice President at Olympus Capital Asia in Hong Kong, where he focused on growth equity in renewable assets, infrastructure and sustainability sectors across Asia. Previously, Mr. Hu was an Analyst in the mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance team at UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong, where he focused on TMT and industrials transactions. Mr. Hu holds a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business in Business Administration and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Economics.