Kimmo Tammela is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group and is based in Singapore. Since joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Tammela manages the Real Estate finance team in Asia and has overall responsibility for all financial and tax-related matters of BREP’s Asian investments. In addition, he oversees the fund level operations and financial and tax matters of the MB Asia Real Estate Fund. Before joining Blackstone, he worked in real estate private equity for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch in Singapore. Prior to that, Mr. Tammela spent fourteen years at Goldman Sachs in London in various principal investing roles. Mr. Tammela received a BA in Economics and International Affairs from Brown University and a Masters in International Finance from Columbia University.