Frances Lim

Managing Director and Head of Asia Macro, KKR

Frances Lim is a Managing Director and Head of Asia Macro on KKR’s Global Macro, Balance Sheet and Risk team. She also leads portfolio management and asset allocation for KKR’s Strategic Partnership effort (KSPI). Prior to her role with KSPI, she was based in Sydney, working alongside investment teams in Asia in her capacity as the Head of Asia Pacific Macro and Asset Allocation. Prior to joining KKR, she was a vice president at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) and a member of the Global Macro and Asset Allocation team. She focused on macro trends and top-down global analysis and was a co-portfolio manager of the MSIF Absolute Return Currency Fund. She also worked as an equity strategist at Fortress Investment Group and Morgan Stanley Equity Research.

She earned her M.B.A., Beta Gamma Sigma, from the Stern School of Business at NYU and was awarded the Egbert H. Van Delden Scholarship. She earned her B.A. from the University of East Anglia under a Malaysian Public Services Department (JPA) Scholarship.