Mr. Lawson is a Managing Director at HPS Investment Partners. Prior to joining HPS in 2023, Mr. Lawson spent 25 years at Goldman Sachs in New York, London, and Hong Kong, most recently as a Partner, where he held several leadership roles in Asset Management. Throughout his career, Mr. Lawson has led teams, built investment businesses, and advised institutional investors globally. Mr. Lawson began his career at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund where he later served as Trustee and Investment Committee Chairman. Mr. Lawson holds a BA from Columbia University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and a JD from the Yale Law School, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.