Kimmo Tammela, a Singapore based Managing Director, is Blackstone's Head of Finance for Asia Pacific. He manages Blackstone’s Asia Pacific finance functions including Corporate Finance, Real Estate, Private Equity, and Tactical Operation business support teams as well as Asia Pacific Real Estate tax team. From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Tammela managed the Asia Pacific Real Estate finance team and had overall responsibility for all financial and tax-related matters of BREP’s Asian investments. Before joining Blackstone in 2010, he worked in real estate private equity for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Singapore. Prior to that, Mr. Tammela spent fourteen years at Goldman Sachs in London in various principal investing roles. Mr. Tammela received a BA in Economics and International Affairs from Brown University and a Masters in International Finance from Columbia University.