Brian Kolin is a Director in Strategic Partners, Blackstone’s secondary private fund of funds business, which was acquired from Credit Suisse in August 2013. Mr. Kolin focuses on originating, evaluating, structuring and negotiating secondary private equity transactions and co-investments, as well as various investment monitoring activities. Mr. Kolin sits on the Investment Committee for each of the Strategic Partners Funds. In 2008, Mr. Kolin relocated to Strategic Partners’ London office to lead Strategic Partner’s European operations until his return to New York in 2010. Mr. Kolin received a B.B.A. with High Distinction in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan in 2002.