Andrew Dowler is a Managing Director in the Public Affairs Group.
He is involved with the public positioning of Blackstone and its investment platforms across Europe serving as a primary spokesman for the firm. He also handles Blackstone’s government relations activities in Europe.
Before joining Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Dowler was a Partner of Finsbury, the UK’s leading financial and corporate communications consultancy. His clients at Finsbury included Blackstone and, over the last 20 years as a communications consultant, he has specialized in working for alternative asset management companies. He also played a major role on many of the most high-profile mergers and acquisitions (hostile and agreed), re-financings and restructurings of the European market since deregulation in the 1980s. Prior to moving into public affairs, Mr. Dowler worked in politics as a researcher and speechwriter.
Mr. Dowler has a B.Sc. (Hons) in Politics from the University of Southampton and serves on the board of Action Breaks Silence, the UK-based charity which tackles sexual and gender-based violence.