Scott Soussa is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Co-Head of Due Diligence of the Hedge Fund Solutions Group.
Mr. Soussa leads a cross-functional team charged with evaluating and monitoring underlying hedge fund managers which encompasses front office, business and operational, risk management and legal due diligence. .
Before joining Blackstone in 2003, Mr. Soussa was Controller of Lava Trading Inc., a securities trading technology company. Prior to that, he worked in Arthur Andersen's Hedge Fund Advisory and Capital Markets Group.
Mr. Soussa received a BS in Accounting from Binghamton University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. He is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Michael’s Mission, a charity focused on improving the quality of life and treatment options for colorectal cancer patients, families and caregivers. He is a Certified Public Accountant.