John (JT) Shields is a Managing Director in Blackstone Senfina Advisors, a multi-manager hedge fund platform launched by Blackstone in 2014.
Prior to working on Blackstone Senfina Advisors, Mr. Shields was a portfolio manager for the Hedge Fund Solutions Group’s offerings primarily focused on equity strategies.
Before joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Shields was a Director at UBP Asset Management, a fund of hedge funds, where he focused on equity strategies. Prior to joining UBP, Mr. Shields worked as a Senior Analyst, and was actively involved in hedge manager due diligence and portfolio construction at CARE Capital, Gleacher Fund Advisors, and Rocaton Investment Advisors.
Mr. Shields received a BS from Lehigh University, where he double majored in Finance and Marketing.