Private Wealth Management Distribution
Pilar Junco is a Managing Director in the Private Wealth Management Distribution group, based in London and responsible for Europe and Asia.
Pilar has also worked in the Investor Relations and Business Development Group where she was involved with raising capital for Blackstone's funds and managing investor relations in Europe since 2008. Ms. Junco is also involved in the firm's relationships with investors, not only at the fund-raising stage, but throughout the life of the various Blackstone funds' activities.
Ms. Junco joined Blackstone in 2006 as the Chief Operating Officer of the European Private Equity team where she was responsible for a variety of organizational and operational matters including career development, recruiting and training, staffing of assignments, new business and expansion opportunities and relationships with third party vendors.
Before joining Blackstone, Ms. Junco worked at the Boston Consulting Group as a Project Leader in London for three years and at JP Morgan’s Structured Finance teams in London and New York for over four years. She has also worked for the Financial Times, both as a writer and as part of the editorial team.
Ms. Junco received an MBA from INSEAD. She graduated from University College London with a B.Sc. in Economics and from the University of Siegen (Germany). She speaks fluent German, Spanish and French.