David I. Foley is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity group and Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Energy Partners. Mr. Foley is based in New York and is responsible for overseeing Blackstone’s private equity investment activities in the energy and natural resource sector on a global basis. Since joining Blackstone in 1995, Mr. Foley has been responsible for building the Blackstone energy & natural resources practice and has played an integral role in every energy-sector private equity deal that the firm has made. Mr. Foley actively leads our investment activities in the midstream sector and provides guidance and support to the other BEP senior investment professionals, who each have primary responsibility for specific sectors. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Foley worked with AEA Investors, and prior to that he worked as a management consultant for Monitor Company. Mr. Foley serves as a Director of several energy companies, including: Beacon Offshore Energy, Cheniere Energy Inc., EagleClaw Midstream, Rover, Grand Prix, LLOG, Bluewater, Permian Highway Pipeline and Siccar Point Energy. Mr. Foley received a BA and MA in Economics, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, from Northwestern University and received an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School.