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Eli Thomas

Managing Director

Human Resources — New York

Eli Thomas is a Managing Director and Head of Operations within Blackstone’s Human Resources Group, focusing on HR’s operating processes and employment law-related matters globally. Prior to undertaking this role, he served as Head of HR for Blackstone’s offices in EMEA from 2013-2015. Since joining Blackstone in 2007, Eli has been involved in a wide number of projects for the HR function, including strategic acquisitions, organizational development, facilitation of Blackstone's 360 performance review process, employment law matters & employee relations, headcount & HRIS reporting, as well as aspects of recruiting, compensation and benefits.

Prior to joining Blackstone, Eli was part of the compensation team for Citi Alternative Investments, focusing on cash compensation planning and administration of employee co-investment programs.

He holds a BS in Theatre from the University of Evansville.