Michael Rees is a Managing Director and Head of Dyal Capital Partners. In addition to his roles as Managing Director and Head of Dyal Capital Partners, Michael Rees is also a member of the firm’s Partnership Committee. Dyal, a unit of Neuberger Berman, manages four funds focused on establishing minority partnerships with leading alternative asset managers. Prior to founding Dyal, Mr. Rees was a founding employee and shareholder of Neuberger Berman Group, transitioning from Lehman Brothers as part of the management buyout transaction in May 2009 and was the first Chief Operating Officer of the NB Alternatives business following the founding of Neuberger Berman. Mr. Rees was an employee of Lehman Brothers from April 2001 through May 2009. He had numerous roles at Lehman Brothers and was responsible for strategic acquisitions for the Investment Management Division at Lehman Brothers. From 2003 through 2006, he was Head of Asset Management Strategy. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, he was an associate at Marakon Associates. Mr. Rees received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He received a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a master’s in Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.