Julian Salisbury is Global Head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He is a member of the Management Committee and Co-Chair of the Firmwide Investment Policy Committee. Mr. Salisbury is also Co-Chair of the Asset Management Investment committees, including those for private equity, infrastructure, growth equity, credit and real estate. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of Launch With GS, Goldman Sachs’ $1 billion investment strategy grounded in the firm’s data-driven thesis that diverse teams drive strong returns.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Salisbury was Global Head of the Merchant Banking Division. Prior to that, he was Head of the Global Special Situations Group from 2013 to 2019 and Head of the European Special Situations Group (ESSG) from 2008 to 2013, based in London. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Salisbury worked in Moscow establishing ESSG’s business covering the former Soviet Union, and was a founding member of ESSG in 2003. Previously, he held roles in Bank Loan Research, High Yield Research and Product Control. Mr. Salisbury joined Goldman Sachs in 1998, and was named Managing Director in 2005 and Partner in 2008.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Salisbury worked in the audit practice of KPMG. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1998 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
He serves on the Board of Trustees of The Nightingale-Bamford School and St. Bernard’s School and is a member of the Board of Directors of Sponsors for Educational Opportunities (SEO).