Carita Walker serves as an independent director of KYN and KMF. Ms. Walker is the Chief Legal Officer at Shell Recharge Solutions – a Shell company dedicated to unlocking the possibilities of the electric mobility future by delivering-game changing software and services at scale. Ms. Walker has numerous years of experience avoiding value leakage in commercial contracting, M&A, legislative and market development in nascent and novel industries and technologies, and grass-roots advocacy. She is passionate about creating scalable, innovative business solutions, building compliant, safe, and inclusive cultures, and advancing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. Ms. Walker is an acknowledged thought leader and active participant in Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) efforts as one of the architects of the Shell Global Legal DE&I plan and a member of the Deloitte Chief Legal Officer DE&I think tank. Ms. Walker did her undergraduate studies at Xavier University of Louisiana, studied at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, and obtained her law degree from the University of California at Berkeley – School of Law.