Stephen is an experienced technologist and engineer with a passion for setting strategy, introducing technology innovation, and building high-performing teams for ambitious global businesses.

Stephen advises the investment team on new opportunities, performs technology due diligence, as well as sources investments in the Deep Tech space, where he has also led transactions in AI/ML, B2B SaaS, and Data Analytics companies. He advises portfolio companies on product and technology-related matters as well as setting Lakestar’s internal technology strategy.

Prior to Lakestar, Stephen worked at Goldman Sachs for 20 years in various global offices. There, he was a managing director, led complex global engineering and change groups, and served as Chief Technology Officer in a number of global services.

He is an external speaker on technology and investment trends at universities and conferences such as NOAH, UK Parliament & Internet, Global Tech Advocates, FIMA, and AISummit. He also mentors tech-focused disruptive start-ups. He graduated with a BSc in Computer Science from Southampton University