is a Managing Director in the Private Equity Group and is based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2005, Mr. Valeri has been involved in the execution of Blackstone’s investments in Kabel BW, Gardaland, Center Parcs, and Jack Wolfskin.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Valeri was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he spent several years in the Merger & Acquisition and Consumer and Retail groups. Prior to that, Mr. Valeri worked at Bain & Co. as a management consultant.
Mr. Valeri received an MBA from Columbia University, where he graduated with honors, and a Master’s degree in Engineering and Management from the University of Padua, where he graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Valeri serves as a director of Center Parcs and Jack Wolfskin.