Joshua Stone joined EQT in October 2015. He is one of the directors of EQT Fund Management S.a r.l., EQT’s regulated fund manager, and acts as Head of Strategic Initiatives within EQT’s Fund Operations (FO) department.
Serving as a strategic partner to the Heads of Fund Management and Fund Operations, Josh leads the development of strategic initiatives for FO, providing recommendations on critical initiatives or projects to solve some of the most difficult challenges for the business and acting as sponsor for such initiatives throughout their implementation. Initiatives will be all encompassing from due diligence and integration of group acquisitions, onboarding of investors, deal execution, treasury, governance setup and human resources. Josh has formerly acted as the regulated portfolio manager for EQT’s Credit and Large Buy-out strategies.
Josh is active in the Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (LPEA), currently acting as Co-Chair of the Large Buy-Out Group.
Prior to joining EQT, Josh worked as an Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York, for 3 years and subsequently with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Luxembourg, for 4 years, focusing on a wide range of asset management vehicles with a specialization in private equity.
Josh holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from University of Kentucky, U.S.A., a M. Sc. in Business Administration from Sacred Heart University, Luxembourg, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).