Christopher D. McFadden, CFA

Christopher McFadden
Managing Director
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)

Christopher McFadden joined the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) as a Managing Director in 2018. Tasked with building the firm’s healthcare private credit practice, he has applied his industry expertise to invest over $1.5B in the healthcare sector to date. Mr. McFadden’s previous career includes senior roles at Athyrium Capital Management and Health Evolution Partners, as well as serving as the General Partner of Canyon Healthcare Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity firm he founded in 2014.

His interest in healthcare investing began with a recognition of the power of economics, financial markets and public policy to shape the $3 trillion U.S. healthcare economy. Examining the interplay of these three elements propelled his early career, leading him to serve as a Managing Director with Goldman Sachs, where he became an award-wining equity research analyst.

Mr. McFadden has held a number of governance roles, including Trustee for Montefiore Medical Center and serving on the Board of Directors at Mauna Kea Technologies, InnovaTel Telepsychiatry, Healthcare Staffing Services/Fastaff, Athenahealth, and Reliant Rehabilitation.
Mr. McFadden holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He lives in Northern California with his wife and three children.