Professional Profile: Michael Lee 2017
Name: Michael Lee
Title: Managing Director and Head of Business Development
Company: Sky Lake Partners, LLC
Location: New York City
Birthplace: London, England
Education: London School of Economics – BSc Math and Econ
First job outside of real estate: Morgan Stanley Foreign Exchange desk. I traded FX and fixed income derivative products with hedge funds, family offices and asset managers.
First job in real estate or allied field: Sky Lake Partners Real Estate Fund
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Real estate private equity and healthcare venture capital
How do you unwind from a busy day? Running
Favorite book or author: “Born to Run,” Chris McDougall. This should be required reading.
Favorite movie: “The Lion in Winter” (1968). Peter O’Toole and Katherine Hepburn at their best.
Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Unstoppable,” Sia
One word to describe your work environment: Entrepreneurial
Rules to live by in business: Shake things up but always speak the truth and don’t cut corners. And, unless you want to be average, don’t follow the crowd.
What is your dream job? Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club