Mr. Gans-Lartey is a Principal within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which oversees Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Gans-Lartey was a Senior Product Specialist in the Private Wealth Solutions Group at Blackstone, where he focused on credit strategies. Previously, Mr. Gans-Lartey was a Vice President in the Alternative Investments and Manager Selection (AIMS) Group at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on the group's hedge fund platform. In addition, Mr. Gans-Lartey was a Product Executive at Schroders across their London and New York offices. Mr. Gans-Lartey holds a B.S. (First Class Hons) from the University of Warwick, U.K. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Mr. Gans-Lartey is a CFA® charterholder.