David Stewart

Chairman of the Board

David Stewart is a financial services professional with more than two decades of global expertise. He spent 15 years with JPMorgan, twelve in London, most recently as a Managing Director in the Leverage and Acquisition Finance Team where he specialised in non-traditional solutions to the financing needs of his clients, such as Xstrata plc and SABMiller plc, and a further three plus years working at a boutique in New York. His time in London, together with years spent living and working in Asia, Canada and the US, allows him to bring a genuine international perspective and contact network to all projects.

David has devoted a substantial portion of his career applying his financial expertise to environmental activist entities both for-profit and not-for-profit. Much of his recent focus has been on developing market based funding structures that help to address sustainability issues, drawing on his expertise in creating tailored financing solutions. He is currently working on a number of entrepreneurial projects including serving as President of Twenty First Century Investments, a Canadian-based, exempt market dealer.

Prior to his finance career, David had worked within the non-profit sector at such places as Greenpeace and the National Committee on US China Relations.

David has an MA in Asian Studies from the University of Toronto and a BA (magna cum laude) from Princeton University in Art History. David is a Canadian citizen and resides in New York City.