Howard Zhang is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group, based in Hong Kong. As the leader of the asset management team for the greater China portfolio, he coordinates the day-to-day operations of the asset management team. He is also involved in the evaluation of new acquisition opportunities in the region. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Zhang was Chief Investment Officer at Infrared NF Investment, where he was responsible for property investment activities in China. Prior to that, Mr. Zhang worked for Citi Property investors focusing on acquisitions China. Mr. Zhang received a Bachelor Degree in Architecture from Tsinghua University in China and a Master Degree in Real Estate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.