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Tanya Barnes

Managing Director

Strategic Partners — New York

Tanya Barnes is a Managing Director and Head of Impact Investing in Strategic Partners at Blackstone.

Ms. Barnes was previously a Managing Director in the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs where she focused on private equity investments for the Principal Investment Area (PIA). During her career, she was responsible for all stages of investing: sourcing, diligence, structuring, execution and asset management, as well as having sector coverage responsibilities for financial services and consumer retail investments. Ms. Barnes’ last role at Goldman Sachs was to help build and run the division’s co-investment business. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2019, Ms. Barnes ran her own firm where she was an active advisor, investor and board member to investment firms and operating businesses.

Ms. Barnes received an AB from Harvard College and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.