Kevin Lu

Social Sciences (Economics)

Adjunct Professor



Dr Kevin Lu is a Partner, Chairman of Asia and Member of Global Executive Board at Partners Group, the Zurich-based global private equity firm. Prior to Partners Group, Dr Lu held various senior management positions at the World Bank Group, including as Chief Financial Officer and Regional Director of Asia at the Bank Group’s Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency.

Dr Lu holds a PhD from New York University and is co-author of Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century. He is a Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and a Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD, and was named a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum in 2010, and a Future Leader by the Institute of International Finance in 2014. He currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Facility and International Finance Corporation’s Impact Management Principles, Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Financial Centre Advisory Panel, and the World Economy Forum’s Global Future Council on. His commentaries have appeared in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Washington Post, Financial Times, and The Straits Times.