Mr. Kumar is a managing director on Oaktree’s Direct Lending team. He also serves as a co-portfolio manager for the strategy’s Life Sciences Lending platform which focuses on investment opportunities across the healthcare spectrum from biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to medical devices and healthcare services. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2014, Mr. Kumar spent three years at Deutsche Bank in London working on the Global Credit team, most recently as a vice president on the European High Yield trading desk. He received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from King’s College London. Prior to Wharton, Mr. Kumar worked as a surgeon in the UK National Health Service (NHS). He is fluent in Hindi.