Stuart Waugh
Managing Director & Managing Partner

Mr. Waugh serves as the managing partner of Northleaf, responsible for the direction and development of the firm’s private markets investment strategies and fund management capabilities. He is a member of Northleaf’s Management Committee, oversees the origination, evaluation and monitoring of the firm’s private markets investments and is involved in Northleaf’s investor relations and business development activities. Mr. Waugh serves on the advisory boards of several investments within Northleaf’s portfolio.

Prior to joining Northleaf’s predecessor, TD Capital Private Equity Investors, in 2002, Mr. Waugh was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and an Executive Vice President with BPI Financial Corporation, a publicly traded asset management firm. Mr. Waugh began his professional career as a corporate/securities lawyer with McCarthy Tétrault where he advised clients, including TD Capital, on private equity, infrastructure, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions transactions. 

Mr. Waugh received a B.A. (Chancellor’s Medal) from Trinity College, University of Toronto and an LL.B. (Dean’s Honours List) from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto.