Scott Soussa is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and 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. He serves on the Investment Committees for Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, Blackstone Strategic Alliance and Blackstone Strategic Opportunities.
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 B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. He is a Certified Public Accountant.