David I. Foley is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group and Global Head of Blackstone Energy Partners. Mr. Foley is based in New York and is responsible for overseeing Blackstone’s private equity investment activities in the energy sector on a global basis. Since joining Blackstone in 1995, Mr. Foley has been responsible for building the Blackstone energy practice and has played an integral role in every energy related private equity deal that the firm has made. Mr. Foley actively leads our investment activities and provides guidance and support to the other BEP senior investment professionals, who each have primary responsibility for specific sectors.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Foley worked with AEA Investors, and prior to that he worked as a management consultant for Monitor Company. Mr. Foley serves as a member of the Board of Directors for several BEP investments, including Beacon Offshore Energy, Geosyntec, Grand Prix, Kinetik, Rover, and Transmission Developers, Inc. He also serves as the Chairman of the Columbia University Medical Center Ophthalmology Board of Advisors.
Mr. Foley received a BA and MA in Economics, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from Northwestern University and received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.