Steve commenced with the firm in 2021 as a Portfolio Manager primarily focused on the Asset Backed Securities portfolio involved in all facets of the investment process including origination, due diligence and on-going surveillance and monitoring of existing transactions. Steve is also responsible for Revolution’s ESG policy.
Steve commenced his career with 21 years at Challenger Financial Services in a variety of functional areas within the Life Company, including analyst roles in the Risk and Quantitative Analysis team and Finance. Steve then spent 13 years in the Fixed Income team, initially providing support for a portfolio covering a broad range of fixed interest investments including investment grade corporate credit, domestic ABS, offshore ABS, and private debt. He progressed to the role of Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for the deployment of over $1bn in the alternative debt portfolio which included investments in insurance linked securities, royalty securitisations and aircraft finance, amongst others. Steve was also responsible for the initial implementation and adoption of ESG reporting for the fixed income team of Challenger Investment Partners.
Prior to joining Revolution, Steve worked at Bluestone APAC as the Senior Relationship Manager responsible for managing a significant 3rd party servicing contract for a $7bn mortgage portfolio. In this role Steve was responsible for stakeholder management of key external counterparties (CBA and Aussie Home Loans), as well as being the key management contact for the teams responsible for settlements, servicing, compliance and collections.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and Finance from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA.