Jean-Michel Steg joined the firm as a Senior Advisor in 2013, to assist in the expansion of the Firm’s client relationships with large European companies, in particular, French corporations. Jean-Michel started his career at Lazard where he spent 16 years both in New York and Paris. Subsequently he worked for Goldman Sachs and ran the Paris offices for DLJ and Citi. Most recently he started Blackstone’s advisory business in France. Jean-Michel holds a Masters from the Sorbonne University in Paris, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politique de Paris. He has been nominated in France to the “Ordre National du Mérite". In total Jean-Michel has close to 35 years of experience in advising clients.