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Susan Burkhardt

Managing Director

Legal & Compliance — New York

Susan Burkhardt is a Managing Director and the Chief Compliance Officer of GSO Capital Partners.

Since joining GSO in 2013, Ms. Burkhardt has been involved in new business initiatives, fund structuring and related issues, as well as a variety of compliance matters.

Immediately prior to joining GSO Capital, Ms. Burkhardt worked at The D. E. Shaw Group. Before that, she worked at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York and London, where she focused on the formation of alternative investment funds. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Clifford Wallace, Chief Judge Emeritus of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Ms. Burkhardt received a BS in Biological Sciences, summa cum laude, from The University of Notre Dame, and a JD from The University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the Editorial Board of the Law Review, elected to the Order of the Coif and awarded the Z Society Shannon Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Excellence.