Lisa Picard is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of EQ Office, a U.S. office portfolio company wholly owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds. Ms. Picard joined EQ Office in 2016 as its Chief Operating Officer and was named CEO in 2017. Prior to joining EQ, Ms. Picard worked as a real estate executive for Skanska developing office and residential properties in the Northwest United States, while also guiding investments for the company in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Ms. Picard has also held executive roles at Canyon Ranch Spa and Resorts and Hines Interests. She serves on the Board of Directors for MiiR Holdings, a product-to-project B corporation. Ms. Picard holds two master’s degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS from California State Polytechnic University-Pomona.