Kush Patel is a Principal in the Private Equity group. Since joining Blackstone in 2014, Mr. Patel has focused on investments in the power generation and transmission sector and has been involved in the execution of Blackstone’s investments in Fisterra, Global Offshore Wind, Lightstone, Lonestar, Sithe and Transmission Developers, Inc. Mr. Patel serves as a Director of Fisterra, Lightstone and Lonestar.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Patel served as a Senior Analyst at Kingsland Capital Management. Prior to that, he worked as an Analyst at Piper Jaffray Companies and as a Transactional Services Associate at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Patel received a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from Boston University, where he graduated summa cum laude and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated a Palmer Scholar.