Christopher Heady is the Chairman of Asia Pacific, Head of Real Estate Asia and is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone. He is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Real Estate group’s investment activities and personnel in Asia. He joined Blackstone in 2000 and has been involved in a variety of real estate acquisitions and initiatives in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Since 2007, he has played a key role in the Real Estate Group’s Asia expansion including establishing teams and executing investments in Greater China, India, Singapore, Japan and Australia. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Heady was with Morgan Stanley in London and New York, where he was involved in real estate private equity. Mr. Heady received an AB in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, where he graduated with honors. He currently serves on the board of ANREV, Embassy Office Parks and 151 Property Group.