Julian Salisbury is Global Head of the Merchant Banking Division (MBD) and Head of the Global Real Estate business. Mr. Salisbury is a member of the Management Committee and Co-Chair of the Partnership Committee and Firmwide Investment Policy Committee. Mr. Salisbury is also Co-Chair of the MBD Credit Investment Committee, MBD Real Estate Investment Committee, MBD Growth Committee and a member of the Corporate Investment Committee. Mr. Salisbury is also a member of the Board of Advisors of Launch With GS, Goldman Sachs’ $500 million commitment to invest in companies and investment managers with diverse leadership.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Salisbury was Head of the Global Special Situations Group (GSSG) from 2013 to 2019. Prior to GSSG, Mr. Salisbury was Head of the European Special Situations Group (ESSG) from 2008 to 2013 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. Prior to ESSG, Mr. Salisbury 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. Mr. Salisbury qualified as a chartered accountant in 1998 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mr. Salisbury serves on the Board of Trustees of The Nightingale-Bamford School.