Hussein Al Baya is a Millennium Fellow at the Atlantic Council and most recently a principal at the Blackstone Group, where he helped launch the firm’s impact investing platform that is focused on partnering with and investing in mission-driven companies and management teams. In addition to sourcing and evaluating growth-stage investment opportunities across several sectors, Al Baya was responsible for driving Impact and sustainability-related solutions within portfolio companies. Previously, Al Baya was a principal at Sageview Capital, a growth private equity firm founded by former partners at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., where he was responsible for technology and financial services investments. Prior to Sageview Capital, Al Baya was on the investment teams at Valinor Management, Bain Capital, and the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs. Al Baya received a bachelor of science, with university and college honors, from Carnegie Mellon University, has attended the London School of Economics, and earned a master of business administration degree from the Harvard Business School. He is also a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations.