Venu Rathi has served as our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since April 2015. Mr. Rathi has also served as the chief financial officer and treasurer of NFIC since April 2015. Mr. Rathi is a Managing Director of Carlyle and also serves as the chief financial officer of the Global Credit segment. Mr. Rathi is based in New York.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Rathi worked at Ernst & Young LLP and provided assurance and advisory services to a wide variety of clients in the financial services industry. Mr. Rathi has extensive knowledge of fund-level and vehicle-level accounting, US GAAP and SOX compliance, valuation, and financial reporting practices across a wide range of investment strategies, including carry funds, hedge funds, CLOs, BDCs and mutual funds. Mr. Rathi is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.
He is also a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the MDS University, India.