Christine Anderson is Senior Managing Director of Global Public Affairs. She oversees Blackstone's public relations, branding, marketing and internal communications functions and advises on government affairs. She manages Blackstone’s dealings with the media and serves as a primary spokesperson for the firm.
Before joining Blackstone in 2009, Ms. Anderson served as Communications Director to the former Governor of New York. Prior to that, she served as the Governor's Press Secretary and Director of Marketing and as Communications Director on the 2006 gubernatorial campaign. Before working in state government, Ms. Anderson was an Associate Director of Corporate Communications at UBS AG supporting US media relations and serving as a spokesperson for the company’s US Wealth Management division. During the 2004 Presidential election cycle, she served as a Deputy Press Secretary on the Kerry-Edwards campaign. Ms. Anderson also previously worked as an Account Director at the public relations firm Brunswick and as a Segment Producer for ABC News' “Good Morning America” after starting her career in the Press Office of the Clinton White House.
Ms. Anderson received a BA from The College of the Holy Cross, and serves on the Blackstone Women’s Network’s Steering Committee, as well as on the board of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.