Managing Director, Lundin Foundation
Stephen Nairne has served as the Lundin Foundation’s Managing Director since 2007. The Lundin Foundation manages a growing portfolio of investments in innovative, scalable SMEs and social enterprises in emerging markets, and is responsible for the design and implementation of local content initiatives (skills training, procurement / supply chain) for Lundin Group Companies.
He serves on Executive Board of the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (CIRDI) and the Advisory Board of several SME funds and companies in Sub-Saharan Africa and is concurrently appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia, where he teaches course on Country Risk Analysis and African Political Economy. Prior to joining the Foundation, Mr. Nairne served as a Deputy Director with Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development and Senior Political Risk Analyst at Export Development Canada.