Scott Soussa is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Head of the Hedge Fund Solutions Group’s Ventures Platform.
In his current role, Mr. Soussa leads the Strategic Alliance and Strategic Capital Holdings initiatives, in addition to his involvement in the broader Hedge Fund Solutions Group. Previously, Mr. Soussa was Head of Due Diligence in the Hedge Fund Solutions Group where he led a cross-functional team charged with evaluating and monitoring underlying hedge fund managers which encompassed front office, business and operational, risk management and legal due diligence.
Before joining Blackstone in 2003, Mr. Soussa was Controller of Lava Trading Inc., a securities trading technology company. Prior to that, he worked in Arthur Andersen's Hedge Fund Advisory and Capital Markets Group.
Mr. Soussa received a BS in Accounting from Binghamton University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma. He is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Michael’s Mission, a charity focused on improving the quality of life and treatment options for colorectal cancer patients, families and caregivers. He is a Certified Public Accountant.