Mr. Lemkau is the Chief Executive Officer of MSD Partners, L.P. Prior to joining MSD Partners in early 2021, Mr. Lemkau spent over 28 years at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he was most recently Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division. While at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Lemkau advised on hundreds of transactions representing over $1 trillion of deal value across sectors globally and spent significant time in high-growth sectors such as technology, media, and healthcare. During his tenure at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Lemkau held several leadership roles, including Co-Head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions, Co-Head of the Technology, Media and Telecom Group, Co-Head of the Healthcare Group, and Chief Operating Officer of the Investment Banking Division while working in offices in both the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Lemkau was a member of the Firmwide Management Committee, the Partnership Committee, the Investment Banking Division Executive Committee, and served as Chairman of the Firmwide Commitments Committee.
Mr. Lemkau is a member of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College and the Board of Advisors for Team Rubicon, a non-profit whose mission is to unite military veterans’ skills and experiences with first responders to provide impactful service across the world to communities affected by a disaster. Mr. Lemkau previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Grassroot Soccer, a non-profit using the power of soccer to fight against HIV and AIDS in Africa.
Mr. Lemkau holds a B.A. in Government and Economics from Dartmouth.