Daniel Brown

Ford Fraker

Chairman, KKR MENA and former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Ambassador Ford M. Fraker, former US ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has more than 30 years of experience in finance and investment in the Middle East. He began his career with Chemical Bank where he worked from 1972 to 1979 in Lebanon, the UAE and Bahrain, ending as a Vice President and Regional Manager for the bank's Bahrain office. In 1979, he joined Saudi International Bank where he spent 12 years in roles that included managing the General Banking Units and serving on the bank's Management Committee.

Ambassador Fraker currently is Sr. Advisor KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) and Chairman, KKR Middle East and North Africa; He graduated cum laude with a BA from Harvard University.