Partner and Head of Global Macro, Balance Sheet and Risk, and CIO of KKR Balance Sheet
Henry H. McVey joined KKR in 2011 and is Head of the Global Macro and Asset Allocation team. Mr. McVey also serves as Chief Investment Officer for the Firm’s Balance Sheet, oversees Firmwide Market Risk, and co-heads KKR’s Strategic Partnership Initiative (KSPI). As part of these roles, he sits on the Firm’s Investment Management & Distribution Committee and the Risk & Operations Committee.
Prior to joining KKR, Mr. McVey was a managing director, lead portfolio manager and head of global macro and asset allocation at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). Earlier in his career he was a portfolio manager at Fortress Investment Group and chief U.S. investment strategist for Morgan Stanley. While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. McVey was also a member of the asset allocation committee and was the top-ranked asset management and brokerage analyst by Institutional Investor for four consecutive years before becoming the firm’s strategist in January 2004.
Mr. McVey earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a long-time supporter of the TEAK Fellowship, having recently served as Co-Head of the Board of Trustees for five years. Mr. McVey is also a member of the Pritzker Foundation Investment Committee, a board member of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company (UVIMCO), a member of the national advisory board for the Jefferson Scholarship at the University of Virginia, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He also serves as a member of the Financial Sector Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and on the Trade Commission at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC.