Joseph Y. Bae

Joseph Bae


Location: New York City, NY

Member Since: 2021

Joseph Y. Bae joined KKR in 1996 and is the Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of KKR. Mr. Bae has been a member of the board of directors of KKR & Co. Inc. since July 16, 2017. Prior to July 2017, when he was promoted to his current position, he was the managing partner of KKR Asia and the global head of KKR’s Infrastructure and Energy Real Asset businesses. He is the chairman of KKR’s Asia and Americas Private Equity Investment Committees and serves on KKR’s European Private Equity, Growth Equity, Energy, Global and Asia Pacific Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Special Situations Investment Committees. He is also a member of KKR’s Inclusion and Diversity Council. Prior to KKR, Mr. Bae worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. in its principal investment area, where he was involved in a broad range of merchant banking transactions. He holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard College. Mr. Bae serves on the boards of a number of corporate, non-profit educational and cultural institutions including as a trustee for Phillips Andover Academy and the Global Advisory Council at Harvard University, and is a board member of the Lincoln Center and EXOR.