Department of Treasury Board & Finance
Stephen is the Executive Director of Capital Markets for the Government of Alberta and heads the Capital Markets Branch responsible for the development and execution of the Province of Alberta’s Global Funding programme. Stephen oversees annual borrowings and develops debt management strategies for the Province’s debt portfolio. Stephen also oversees development of investment strategy and investment policy for the Province’s $18 billion Heritage Fund and other provincial endowments with AUM totally over $28 billion. He advises government on the use of the Provincial credit and manages relationships with the global capital markets and investor communities.
Prior to joining the Alberta team in 2013, Steve worked for 15 years at the Province of Nova Scotia where he was responsible for the Province’s extensive derivative portfolio, debt issuance and fixed income asset management. Steve spent 10 years with the Bank of Nova Scotia in operations and commercial banking before entering the public service. Steve is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds degrees in Finance and Economics from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Steve is an active volunteer in the field of financial literacy and advocacy for professional standards. Steve has over ten years of experience as a volunteer with several Canadian CFA Societies and serves as a guest lecturer for several non-profit organizations. Steve is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds degrees in Finance and Economics from Saint Mary’s University.