Ms. Kobayashi is an Associate in the Ares Global Client Solutions Group, where she focuses on institutional client service in Japan. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Ms. Kobayashi was a Translator at Dow Jones, where she focused on translating financial news. Previously, Ms. Kobayashi was a Bloomberg News Translator at Bloomberg L.P. Ms. Kobayashi holds a B.A. from Keio University in French Literature and an M.A. from Monterey Institute of International Studies in Conference Interpretation.