George Fan is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group and Chief Operating Officer of GSO Capital Partners. Before joining GSO Capital in 2005, Mr. Fan was a Director in the legal and compliance department of Credit Suisse First Boston, overseeing the Financial Sponsors Group of the Corporate and Investment Banking Division, as well as the Leveraged Finance Group. Additionally, Mr. Fan was counsel to the Investment Banking Committee and Bank/High Yield Finance Committee. Mr. Fan joined CSFB in November 2000 when CSFB merged with Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, where he was a Vice President in the legal and compliance department with responsibilities in debt originations. Prior to that, Mr. Fan was an associate at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where his practice focused on originations of high yield securities. Mr. Fan holds an AB from Harvard College and a JD from the University of Chicago.