Stewart Hay

Vice Chair, Global Investor Solutions

Stewart is actively engaged in Northleaf’s business development activities globally, working closely with investors and investment consultants to develop their private markets portfolios.

Prior to joining Northleaf in 2023, Stewart served as Global Head of Private Markets Client Strategies at abrdn (and its predecessor firms) where he spent more than 20 years sourcing and managing the relationships for both pooled and separately managed private markets solutions for some of the world’s leading pension plans, endowments, foundations, financial institutions and family offices. Prior to the merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management to form abrdn, he was a founding Partner and Member of the Board of SL Capital Partners LLP from 2007 until the sale of the team’s partnership interests to Standard Life Investments in 2016. Stewart originally joined Standard Life Investments in 2001.

Stewart received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accountancy and Finance from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He currently holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations.