Managing Director & Managing Partner
Stuart 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 Chair of the Investment Committees, oversees the origination, evaluation and monitoring of Northleaf’s private markets investments, and is involved in Northleaf’s investor relations and business development activities. Stuart serves on the boards and advisory committees of several investments within Northleaf’s portfolio.
Prior to joining Northleaf’s predecessor, TD Capital, in 2002, Stuart was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and an Executive Vice President with BPI Financial Corporation, a publicly traded asset management firm. Stuart 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.
Stuart 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.