||Neil P. Simpkins
Senior Managing Director
Neil P. Simpkins
is a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone in the Private Equity Group and is based in New York. He is a member of the firm's Private Equity Executive Committee with global responsibility for portfolio management activities and investments in the healthcare services and industrial sectors.
Since joining Blackstone in 1998, Mr. Simpkins has led the acquisitions of TRW Automotive, Vanguard Health Systems, Team Health LLC, Apria Healthcare Group, Summit Materials and Emdeon, Inc.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Simpkins was a Principal at Bain Capital. While at Bain Capital, Mr. Simpkins was involved in the execution of investments in the consumer products, industrial, healthcare, and information industries. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Simpkins was a consultant at Bain & Company in the Asia Pacific region and in London.
Mr. Simpkins graduated with honors from Oxford University and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently serves as Lead Director of TRW Automotive and as a Director of Vanguard Health Systems, Team Health LLC, Apria Healthcare Group, Summit Materials and Emdeon, Inc.