Stephen has over 15 years experience as a fund manager from the debt and private equity perspectives. As a senior fund manager at Societe Generale Asset Management UK Stephen oversaw the private equity portion of approximately C$ 500 million in closed-end funds investing across all sectors in the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, the Baltics and the Middle East. Stephen founded an asset management business, including Canada’s first RRSP/TFSA eligible farmland investment vehicle. Stephen has a BSc. (1987) and a LLB from the University of Alberta (1990) and an MBA (1994) from the London Business School.