Sanjay H. Patel AB ’83, SM ’83

Mr. Patel is Chairman International and Senior Partner of Private Equity of Apollo Management, with responsibility for helping to build and develop Apollo’s international businesses based out of New York City. He was formerly Head of Europe and Managing Partner of Apollo European Principal Finance based in London. He joined Apollo Management in 2010 as Head of International Private Equity. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee and Investment Committees. He was previously a partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and was co-head of European and Indian Private Equity for the Principal Investment Area (PIA). He was a member of the Goldman Sachs Partnership Committee and a member of the Investment Committee of the Goldman Sachs Foundation. Sanjay started his career at Goldman Sachs in 1983 and spent 17 years in PIA in New York and London. He was President of Greenwich Street Capital from 1998 to 2003.

He currently serves on the board of directors of Tegra Apparel and is a member of the Financial Sector Forum for the Bank of England. He is a member of the Board of Overseers for Harvard University and the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. He also serves on the Investment Committee of the Eton College Foundation and is the Chair of the Eton Development Committee. He received his AB and SM engineering degrees, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and received his MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.