Steven has extensive senior leadership and public company governance experience across a range of industries. He is currently Managing Director of The EmBeSa Corporation, a private consultancy, and a director of Dundee Corporation and Essential Energy Services Ltd.
Most recently, he was Chairman of Madalena Energy Inc. and its Interim CEO. Steven was also Chairman and CEO of the Prime Restaurants Royalty Income Fund (subsequently Chairman of Prime Restaurants Inc.) until its acquisition by Fairfax Financial. From 2002 to 2007, Steven was a co-founder and co-Managing Partner of Blair Franklin, a Toronto-based investment bank.
A lawyer by training, he graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and practiced for close to 20 years at Torys and at Davies, Ward & Beck.