Monica Mandelli joined KKR in 2015 in New York and is Global Head of the High Net Worth (HNW) Group, and Head of the Client and Partner Group (CPG) in Latin America.
Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Mandelli worked at Goldman Sachs for 17 years in investment banking in New York, where she held various leadership positions, most recently as managing director and global head of Goldman Sachs' family office coverage and strategic relationship management group. Previously, Ms. Mandelli was head of Goldman Sachs’ publishing and information services sector and the theatrical exhibition sector, within the technology, media and telecom group, having broad coverage responsibility for many media clients. She was also co-head of Goldman Sachs' firm-wide women's network.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ms. Mandelli worked at Merrill Lynch in London in their mergers & acquisitions group, and at McKinsey & Company in New York. Ms. Mandelli holds a B.S. and an M.S., summa cum laude, in Economics and Social Sciences from Universita' Bocconi, and an M.B.A, with Distinction, from Harvard Business School. She serves on the Women's Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School, the Bocconi Alumni Association Board, the Board of Trustees of Horace Mann School and the Board of Directors of Endeavor Italy. Ms. Mandelli is also Chair of the American Friends of the Victoria & Albert Museum, and is a member of the Brookings Council. In 2019 Ms.Mandelli was knighted by the President of Italy as “Cavaliere della Repubblica”, the highest honor bestowed by the Italian Republic.