Donald (Dwight) Scott is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and President of GSO Capital Partners. Mr. Scott oversees the management of GSO and sits on the investment committees for GSO’s energy funds, mezzanine funds and rescue lending funds. Prior to his current role, Mr. Scott managed the energy investing activity at GSO, where he remains active.
Before joining GSO Capital in 2005, Mr. Scott was an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of El Paso Corporation. Prior to joining El Paso, Mr. Scott served as a Managing Director in the energy investment banking practice of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Scott is currently a Director of TapStone Energy, LLC, FourPoint Energy, LLC, and GEP Haynesville, LLC. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of KIPP, Inc. and the Wall Street for McCombs Board.
Mr. Scott graduated from the University of North Carolina and the University of Texas’ McCombs School of Business.