Stephen Nairne

Managing director, Lundin Foundation

Stephen Nairne has served as the Lundin Foundation’s managing director since 2007. He serves on the advisory board of several small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) funds and companies in sub-Saharan Africa and is concurrently appointed as an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia, Canada, where he teaches courses on country and project risk analysis in developing countries and African political economy. Prior to joining the Lundin Foundation, Stephen served as deputy director with Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade’s pacific office and as senior political risk analyst at Export Development Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Master of Arts from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.