Ed Mathias

The Carlyle Group


Mr. Mathias is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, a global private equity firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. He was instrumental in the founding of The Carlyle Group and assisted in raising the firm's initial capital. Prior to joining Carlyle in January 1994, Mr. Mathias was a member of the Management Committee and Board of Directors of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., a major investment management organization. Focusing primarily on venture capital activities, he serves as a member of the Investment Committees for a number of Carlyle’s investment global funds.

Mr. Mathias is also active with numerous other venture capital limited partnerships and is a frequent investor in early stage, private companies.

Mr. Mathias holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the Penn Investment Board that oversees the University’s endowment. In addition to other activities, he is a member of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute investment advisory committee, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Trustees’ Council of the National Gallery of Art.