CSIS Appoints KKR’s Henry McVey to Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 28, 2024 – The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is pleased to announce that Henry McVey, CIO of KKR’s Balance Sheet and Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation, has been appointed to the CSIS Board of Trustees.

Mr. McVey brings nearly three decades of experience at the highest levels of the financial services industry to the CSIS Board of Trustees. His appointment comes as the Center deepens its portfolio analyzing U.S. economic strategy amidst an increasingly complex geopolitical backdrop.

“Welcoming Henry to the CSIS Board of Trustees is a monumental step as we expand our work advancing sound, strategic U.S. economic security policies to ensure American prosperity in the decades ahead,” said CSIS president and CEO John J. Hamre. “Henry is a world-class strategic thinker, and his experience as an innovator and leader in the world of finance positions him to add a unique perspective that will significantly benefit CSIS analysis for years to come.” 

“I am delighted to join CSIS as a Trustee. It is a special organization with immense resources that is extremely well-positioned to address some of today’s most important challenges,” said Henry McVey.

Prior to his time at 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 received his BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as Co-Head of the Board of Trustees for the TEAK Fellowship and is a board member of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, a member of the national advisory board for the Jefferson Scholarship at the University of Virginia, and a board member at St. Andrew's School (Delaware). Since 2019, he has also served on the Financial Sector Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In addition, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pritzker Foundation Investment Committee.

To learn more about the CSIS Board of Trustees, visit here.