Mr. Sinclair is a Partner in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on European direct lending. Additionally, Mr. Sinclair a is a member of the Ares Credit Group's European Direct Lending Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2007, Mr. Sinclair was an Associate Director in the Financial Sponsors Group at Barclays, where he focused on originating and transacting mid-market leveraged financings. Previously, Mr. Sinclair was part of the Marks & Spencer graduate program, where he focused on finance, undertaking roles in procurement, marketing and corporate finance. Mr. Sinclair holds a diploma from Leicester University in Management and an M.B.A., with merit, from Imperial College London.