Pavlin Kumchev is an Associate Director with Carlyle Strategic Partners, focusing on distressed & special situations investment opportunities. He is based in London.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Kumchev worked at Blackstone’s Restructuring and Reorganization Group in London. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Behrman Capital in New York, focusing on middle-market private equity investments. He began his career in the Investment Banking Group of Morgan Stanley in New York. Mr. Kumchev is currently active on the boards of Bis Industries (Australia), KAP Beteiligungs-AG (Germany) and Akari Care Group (UK).
Mr. Kumchev received a B.A. in Mathematical Economics with a minor in German and graduated summa cum laude from Colgate University, New York. He received an M.B.A. with distinction from INSEAD in France and Singapore.