is a Managing Director in the Private Equity Group based in Hong Kong.
Since joining Blackstone, Mr. Gao has worked on several transactions in various industries.
Before joining Blackstone in 2011, Mr. Gao was a Senior Vice President at Oaktree Capital Management, where he was involved in sourcing, structuring and executing private equity investments in China. Prior to that, Mr. Gao was an Associate in JP Morgan’s Investment Banking Division and an Analyst in CSFB’s M&A group in New York.
Mr. Gao received a Bachelor of Economics degree from Peking University, an M.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with Honors.