James Walker Burns 93C

Partner and Head of the Individual Investor Business, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., LLP
New York, New York

James Walker Burns

James Walker Burns is partner and head of the Individual Investor Business at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR). Prior to joining KKR, Burns was a managing director in the Private Wealth Management Division of Morgan Stanley, where he worked for nearly 13 years and held a variety of positions, most recently as head of the Eastern United States for Private Wealth Management.

Burns has a BA, Phi Beta Kappa, from Emory, where he was an NCAA All-American tennis player, and he has an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Convent of the Sacred Heart in New York, a member of the Emory College Alumni Board, and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Harvard Business School Club of New York, and he is a former trustee of the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee.