Rachael Wagner is an Associate at Lion Capital, a private equity firm specializing in retail and consumer investments. Prior to joining Lion Capital, Rachael worked in Blackstone’s Private Equity Group where she focused on energy and telecom investments. Rachael received her BA in Economics and Social Anthropology from Harvard University. She also earned an MBA and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy at Oxford University, where she studied on a Rhodes Scholarship. At Oxford, Rachael was awarded the Said Prize as the top student in her MBA class. Rachael sits on the Board of Directors of the Workshop in Business Opportunities and previously served on the Board of Advisors of the Women's Venture Fund; both organizations help train and fund entrepreneurs in the New York metro area.